Tigers move up in top-25 ranking after series win


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Tigers move up in top-25 ranking after series win

A winning weekend moved Clemson up two spots in the D1Baseball.com poll Monday.

The Tigers (18-6, 5-4 ACC) are up to No. 12 after taking 2-of-3 at nationally-ranked (as high as No. 11) Louisville. Monte Lee's group became just the second ACC team to take a series win at Louisville since they joined the league in 2015.

In other polls released Monday morning, Clemson maintained its spot at No. 12 in the Baseball America Top 25.

The Tigers sit at the bottom of the ACC in team batting average through 24 games (.242) but up to third in home runs (29) and in the middle of the pack in overall runs scored (7th, 5.6 per game).

On the mound, Clemson ranks fourth in the ACC in team ERA (3.26; 36th nationally) with the second-least walks (3.6 per game) and the second-most saves (9).

They are tied for second in the league in fielding percentage (.977; 31st nationally) just behind Duke (.978; 30th nationally).

Chris Williams (24) and Drew Wharton (22) each crack the conference top-10 in in RBIs.

Clemson returns to action Tuesday at Fluor Field versus Furman (13-11; 6 p.m. start) and then hosts Boston College (9-12) for a Thursday-Saturday series starting Thurs. at 6:30 p.m.

Clemson baseball rankings

Baseball America: 12

D1Baseball: 12 (+2)

Collegiate Baseball: 8 (+2)

Coaches Poll: 12 (+3)

Other weekly ACC rankings

Baseball America: Florida State (5), NC State (10), Duke (13), Louisville (20).

D1Baseball: Florida State (5), NC State (10), Duke (19), Louisville (20).

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