Clemson Baseball Preview vs. Wofford
|Monday, February 29, 2016 8:57 PM-|
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson concludes its seven-game homestand to start the season against Wofford at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
• 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.
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 78-24-1 (1898-2015)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 41-8 (1900-2015)
• RHP John Caskey (WOF) vs. LHP Alex Schnell (CU)
• 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 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.
• 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.