Tigers Take Game One From Baylor 4-2
Stan Widmann hit a two-run single in the seventh to help Clemson beat Baylor 4-2 in the opening game of the NCAA Super Regional on Saturday.
Jeff Hahn (4-1) pitched two innings of shutout relief to earn the win, and Robert Rohrbaugh picked up the save.
In the seventh, Clemson (43-21) loaded the bases with no outs against Baylor (42-22) starter Trey Taylor (7-6).
Kris Harvey and Travis Storrer singled, and Andy D'Alessio reached when Zach Dillon threw late to third on D'Alessio's bunt.
Abe Woody relieved for the Bears, and Widmann hit his first pitch into right field for a two-run single, giving Clemson a 3-2 margin. The Tigers added a run in the eighth.
The win gives Clemson a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series. Game 2 is scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. Game three, if necessary, will be played Monday at a time to be determined.