Tigers host Winthrop on Tuesday


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Tigers host Winthrop on Tuesday

CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers return to the diamond Tuesday when they host Winthrop, led by Head Coach Tom Riginos, who was an assistant at Clemson (2003-10).

GAME SETUP
• Who - Winthrop (6-3) vs. Clemson (7-3)
• Rankings - WIN - NR; CU - NR
• When - Tuesday (5 p.m.)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - TigerCast
• Listen - TigerCast, WCCP (105.5 FM)
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball)
• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
• Promotion - Any IPTAY Tiger Cub Club member who presents their Tiger Cub ID receives free admission when accompanied by a paying adult.

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 19-5 (1981-14)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 15-4 (1981-14)

STARTING PITCHERS
• LHP Josh Strong (WIN) vs. LHP Charlie BarnesCharlie Barnes
Fr. LH Pitcher
#23 6-1, 170
Sumter, SC

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Charlie Barnes
Fr. LH Pitcher
#23 6-1, 170
Sumter, SC

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(CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson won two of three games against a top-10 South Carolina team at three different sites over the weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.0 runs per game and hitting .295 with a .368 on-base percentage and 13 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 1.91 ERA, .201 opponents’ batting average and 3.82 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .965.

WINTHROP OVERVIEW
• Winthrop is led by fifth-year Head Coach Tom Riginos.
• The Eagles swept Jacksonville at home last weekend. They are hitting .228 and have a 2.89 ERA and .971 fielding percentage.
• Mark Lowrie is hitting a team-high .385 with five RBIs, while Anthony Paulsen is batting .375 with one homer and six RBIs.

QUICK HITS
• In the last 7+ games, Tiger relievers have pitched 21.0 consecutive scoreless innings.
Steven DuggarSteven Duggar
Jr. Outfielder
#9 6-2, 195
Moore, SC

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and Tyler KriegerTyler Krieger
Jr. Infielder
#3 6-1, 170
Johns Creek, GA

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have both reached base safely in all 10 games in 2015.
• Freshman lefty Charlie Barnes is making his first career start and third career appearance against Winthrop.

KRIEGER OFF TO HOT START
• Junior infielder Tyler Krieger is hitting a team-high .500 with three doubles, one triple and eight RBIs in 10 games.
• He leads or is tied for the team lead in hits (19), doubles, total bases (24), slugging percentage (.632) and on-base percentage (.596).
• He has hit safely in all 10 games in 2015 and 12 straight games dating to 2014.
• He has a team-high seven multiple-hit games.
• In his career, he is hitting .314 with 31 doubles, two triples, two homers, 67 RBIs and a .398 on-base percentage in 129 games.

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