Tigers wrap regular season hosting Wake Forest

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Davis Sharpe will go in game two for a second-straight ACC series after giving up one run in five innings of a Clemson win over NC State last  week.
Davis Sharpe will go in game two for a second-straight ACC series after giving up one run in five innings of a Clemson win over NC State last week.

The Tigers conclude the regular season with a three-game home series against Wake Forest from Thursday to Saturday.

SERIES SETUP
• Who – Wake Forest (29-23, 13-14 ACC) vs. Clemson (31-22, 13-14 ACC)
• Best Ranking – WFU – NR; CU – NR
• When – Thursday (6 p.m.), Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (12:30 p.m.)
• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch – ACC Network Extra (Thursday, Friday), RSN (Saturday)
• Video Announcers – Jose Alvarez (games 1,2), Fred Cunningham (games 1,2), Wes Durham (game 3), Nick Green (game 3), Ron Smith (games 1,2)
• 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 (Thursday) – Giveaway – Seth Beer bobblehead for the first 1,000 fans
• Promotion (Friday) – Giveaway – Trading cards set (5/5) for the first 1,000 fans
• Promotion (Saturday) – Senior Day – Clemson honors its seniors with a pregame ceremony.
• Promotion (Saturday) – Game Highlight – Kids run the bases
• Promotion (Saturday) – Giveaway – Color Me Pennant

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record – Clemson leads 135-58-1 (1901-2018)
• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 67-22-1 (1901-2017)

STARTING PITCHERS
• Thursday – RHP Colin Peluse (WFU - 3-7, 5.60 ERA) vs. LHP Mat Clark (CU - 7-2, 3.44)
• Friday – LHP Jared Shuster (WFU - 4-3, 6.27) vs. RHP Davis Sharpe (CU - 6-3, 2.85)
• Saturday – RHP Ryan Cusick (WFU - 6-3, 6.49) vs. TBA

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has a 19-11 home record, defeated Coastal Carolina 14-3 on the road on Tuesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.7 runs per game and hitting .267 with a .366 on-base percentage, .444 slugging percentage and 87 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 4.26 ERA, .244 opponents’ batting average and 2.34 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .971.

WAKE FOREST OVERVIEW
• Wake Forest is led by 10th-year Head Coach Tom Walter.
• The Demon Deacons lost at Radford 8-6 on Tuesday. They are hitting .289 and have a 5.95 ERA and .969 fielding percentage.
• Bobby Seymour is hitting .377 with 82 RBIs, Chris Lanzilli is batting .341 with 15 homers and William Fleming has nine saves.

QUICK HITS
• This weekend’s series marks the first time since 2014 that Clemson closes a regular season with a home game.
• Clemson is 26-7 when outhitting its opponent and 3-13 when getting outhit.
• Sixteen different Tigers have started at least eight games in the batting order in 2019.

WINNING SEASONS THE NORM
• The Tigers have had a winning record every year since 1965.
• With its 31-22 record in 2019, Clemson has clinched a winning record for the 55th season in a row.
• Clemson’s 55-year streak is the third-longest active streak in the nation, trailing two ACC schools (Florida State 72, Miami (Fla.) 62).
• Clemson has had a non-losing record, which includes seasons with equal number of wins and losses, every season since 1958.
• Bill Wilhelm took over as head coach of the Clemson program in 1958, therefore the Tigers have not had a losing record since he took over.
• Clemson’s 62-year streak of non-losing records is tied for the second-longest active streak in the nation, trailing only Florida State (72).

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