Clemson set to host two midweek games


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Clemson won two of three over the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals over the weekend.
Clemson won two of three over the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals over the weekend.

CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers complete their six-game homestand with midweek games against Charleston Southern (Tuesday) and Furman (Wednesday).

GAMES SETUP

• Who - Charleston Southern (12-24) & Furman (11-20) vs. Clemson (24-8)

• Best Ranking - CSU - NR; FUR - NR; CU - No. 13 Collegiate Baseball

• When - Tuesday (6 p.m.), Wednesday (6 p.m.)

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

• Watch - ACC Network Extra

• Video Announcers - Jose Alvarez (Tuesday), Fred Cunningham (Wednesday), Ron Smith (Wednesday), Pete Yanity (Tuesday)

• Listen (Radio) - WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate

• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com, TuneIn

• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com

• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball

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

• Promotion - Fans can purchase a ticket for only $2.

SERIES HISTORY (CHARLESTON SOUTHERN)

• Overall Record - Clemson leads 20-1 (1976-18)

• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 17-1 (1976-18)

SERIES HISTORY (FURMAN)

• Overall Record - Clemson leads 153-57-4 (1896-2019)

• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 82-26-1 (1896-2018)

STARTING PITCHERS

• Tuesday - RHP Logan Adams (CSU - 0-1, 11.02 ERA) vs. LHP Jacob Hennessy (CU - 2-0, 6.17)

• Wednesday - TBA (FUR) vs. TBA (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW

• Clemson won two of three home games against No. 8 Louisville last weekend.

• The Tigers are averaging 6.9 runs per game and hitting .269 with a .374 on-base percentage and 53 steals.

• The pitching staff has a 3.33 ERA, .231 opponents’ batting average and 2.89 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .968.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN OVERVIEW

• Charleston Southern is led by third-year head coach Adam Ward, who lettered as a catcher at Clemson from 2007-09.

• The Buccaneers won one of three games at Longwood last weekend. They are hitting .248 and have a 4.97 ERA and .952 fielding percentage.

• Payton Holdsworth is hitting .350, Max Ryerson is batting .323 with five homers and 23 RBIs and Kyle Horton is hitting .300 with 12 steals.

FURMAN OVERVIEW

• Furman is led by third-year head coach Brett Harker.

• The Paladins won one of three games at UNC Greensboro last weekend. They are hitting .262 and have a 5.90 ERA and .964 fielding percentage.

• Jabari Richards is hitting .413 with five homers and 18 RBIs, while John Michael Boswell is batting .339 with five homers and 28 RBIs.

QUICK HITS

• Clemson defeated Furman 3-1 at Fluor Field on March 5.

• Former Tigers Taylor Harbin (2005-07) and Andrew Cox (2014-17) are assistant coaches at Furman.

• The Tigers have answered each of their last 14 losses with a win in their next game dating to back-to-back losses on April 13,14, 2018.

WEATHERLY STRIKING OUT OF BULLPEN

• Sophomore Sam Weatherly has emerged as one of the team's top lefthanders out of the bullpen in 2019.

• He is 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA, .200 opponents' batting average and 24 strikeouts in 13.2 innings pitched over nine relief appearances.

• He has allowed just one extra-base hit (double).

• In his career, he is 2-0 with a 5.03 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 34.0 innings pitched over 17 appearances (five starts).

• He has allowed just 33 hits in his career, good for a .273 opponents' batting average, and five extra-base hits, including only one homer.

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