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Jacob Jarrell and the Tigers look to build some momentum at Coastal Carolina.
Jacob Jarrell and the Tigers look to build some momentum at Coastal Carolina.

No. 4 Tigers conclude road trip at Coastal Carolina


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The No. 4 Tigers conclude their road swing with a Tuesday night game at Coastal Carolina.

GAME SETUP

• Who – Clemson (37-13) vs. Coastal Carolina (30-21)

• Best Ranking – CU – No. 4 D1Baseball; CCU – NR

• When – Tuesday (6 p.m.)

• Where – Conway, S.C. (Springs Brooks Stadium)

• Watch – ESPN+

• Video Announcer – Kyle Rush

• Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))

• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com

• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com

• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball

SERIES HISTORY

• Overall Record – Clemson leads 49-12 (1986-23)

• Record at Coastal Carolina – Clemson leads 12-5 (1986-23)

STARTING PITCHERS

• LHP Rocco Reid (CU: 2-1, 4.50 ERA) vs. RHP Josh O’Neill (CCU: 1-1, 8.10)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW

• Clemson, which has a 10-7 road record, lost all three games at No. 12 Wake Forest last weekend, its first series sweep since April 1, 2023.

• The Tigers are averaging 8.0 runs per game and hitting .293 with a .509 slugging percentage, .396 on-base percentage and 52 steals.

• The pitching staff has a 4.51 ERA, .240 opponents’ batting average and 2.29 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .968.

COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW

• Coastal Carolina, which has a 24-9 home record and is averaging 9.1 runs per game, is led by 29th-year Head Coach Gary Gilmore.

• The Chanticleers won two games against Georgia State last weekend. They are hitting .302 and have a 6.22 ERA and .975 fielding percentage.

• Sam Antonacci is hitting .383, Graham Brown is batting .370 with 12 homers, Blake Barthol has 15 homers and Henry Weycker has two saves.

QUICK HITS

• The Tigers and Chanticleers were slated to play at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on March 26, but the game was canceled due to inclement weather.

• Clemson has scored 67 runs in the fourth inning, its highest-scoring inning, and allowed 19 runs in the sixth inning, its fewest allowed.

• Clemson has only allowed 24 steals in 37 attempts.

JARRELL JOINING THE LINEUP

• Sophomore catcher Jacob Jarrell has emerged as one of the team’s best power hitters with his .612 slugging percentage in only 67 at-bats.

• He is hitting .328 with five homers, four doubles, 18 RBIs, 18 runs and a .420 on-base percentage in 20 games.

• He has made 18 starts, 15 at catcher and three as the designated hitter.

• He is hitting .351 with runners on base and .385 with runners in scoring position.

• He has 12 two-out RBIs among his 18 total RBIs.

• He is hitting .419 with four homers, 12 RBIs, an .871 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage in eight games away from home.

• He has only allowed three steals.

• He missed 15 games early in the season after being hit by a pitch in the face in the fourth game of the year.

• In his career, he is hitting .256 with nine doubles, 10 homers, 36 RBIs, 33 runs and a steal in 55 games (45 starts).

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