Clemson Baseball Preview vs. Wofford


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Clemson Baseball Preview vs. Wofford

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson concludes its seven-game homestand to start the season against Wofford at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

GAME SETUP

• Who - Wofford (7-0) vs. Clemson (5-1)

• When - Tuesday (4 p.m.)

• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)

• Watch - TigerCast

• Listen - TigerCast, WCCP (105.5FM)

• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com

• Social Media - Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball)

• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON

• Promotion No. 1 - Family Four Pack - Purchase four tickets and a $10 concession voucher for only $30.

• Promotion No. 2 - Two on Tuesday - Buy one regular-price ticket and get one of equal value for free.

SERIES HISTORY

• Overall Record - Clemson leads 78-24-1 (1898-2015)

• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 41-8 (1900-2015)

STARTING PITCHERS

• RHP John Caskey (WOF) vs. LHP Alex Schnell (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW

• Clemson swept James Madison by a combined score of 27-4 in three games last weekend.

• The Tigers are averaging 9.7 runs per game and hitting .322 with a .439 on-base percentage and eight steals.

• The pitching staff has a 2.17 ERA, .213 opponents’ batting average and 2.81 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .973.

WOFFORD OVERVIEW

• Wofford is led by ninth-year head coach Todd Interdonato.

• The Terriers won all three games last weekend against three teams. They are hitting .345 and have a 4.43 ERA and .984 fielding percentage.

• McClain Bradley is hitting .520 with three doubles, eight RBIs and six steals, while righty Will Stillman has five saves in five outings.

QUICK HITS

• Clemson has outscored the opposition 55-10 during its five-game winning streak.

• Tiger leadoff batters have reached base in 25 of the 49 innings (51 percent).

• Clemson’s bullpen has allowed just 12 hits (.154 opponents’ batting average) and two runs (0.81 ERA) in 22.1 innings pitched.

BEER MAKING A NAME FOR HIMSELF

• Freshman Seth Beer graduated high school a semester early and is starring for the Tigers in what should be his senior year of high school.

• He has made three starts in right field and three as the designated hitter.

• He is hitting .400 with two homers, nine RBIs and a team-high .520 on-base percentage in six games.

• Seven of his nine RBIs are two-out RBIs.

• In the last four games, he is 7-for-12 (.583) with two homers, seven RBIs and four runs.

• He hit his first career home run, a grand slam, against Maine on February 21.

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