Tigers beat Maine 5-4 in 14 Innings


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Leggett and his Tigers are 3-2 on the season.
Leggett and his Tigers are 3-2 on the season.

AUGUSTA, GA. – Tyler Krieger's one-out single to center in the 14th inning scored Tyler Slaton Tyler Slaton
Sr. Outfielder
#18 5-8, 200
Cumming, GA

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for the walkoff run as Clemson defeated Maine 5-4 in the first game of a doubleheader at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Saturday. The Tigers, who took a 2-0 lead in the series, improved to 3-2 on the season. The Black Bears dropped to 1-5.

The Black Bears scored two runs after a costly Tiger error in the fourth inning to take a 2-1 lead. Chase PinderChase Pinder
Fr. Infielder
#5 5-10, 175
Poquoson, VA

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Chase Pinder
Infielder
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Poquoson, VA

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tied the score in the fifth inning on a wild pitch and Clemson scored two runs in the seventh inning, highlighted by Tyler Slaton’s go-ahead, run-scoring single, to give the Tigers the lead. Maine scored two more unearned runs in the eighth inning to tie the score 4-4.

Freshman Alex SchnellAlex Schnell
Fr. LH Pitcher
#47 5-10, 175
Milton, GA

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(1-0) pitched 3.0 scoreless innings to earn his first career win. Starter Zack ErwinZack Erwin
Jr. LH Pitcher
#33 6-5, 195
Duluth, GA

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allowed just five hits, no earned runs and no walks with five strikeouts in 7.2 innings pitched, but did not factor in the decision. Charlie Butler (0-1) suffered the loss.

Game-two of the doubleheader and series-finale starts at approximately 3:20 p.m.


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