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Tigers To Play Chanticleers In Conway

May 14, 2024
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The No. 4 Tigers conclude their road swing with a Tuesday night game at Coastal Carolina.

GAME SETUP
• Who - Clemson (37-13) vs. Coastal Carolina (30-21)
• Best Ranking - CU - No. 4 D1Baseball; CCU - NR
• When - Tuesday (6 p.m.)
• Where - Conway, S.C. (Springs Brooks Stadium)
• Watch - ESPN+
• Video Announcer - Kyle Rush
• Listen (Radio) - Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 49-12 (1986-23)
• Record at Coastal Carolina - Clemson leads 12-5 (1986-23)

STARTING PITCHERS
• LHP Rocco Reid (CU) vs. RHP Josh O'Neill (CCU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, which has a 10-7 road record, lost all three games at No. 12 Wake Forest last weekend, its first series sweep since April 1, 2023.
• The Tigers are averaging 8.0 runs per game and hitting .293 with a .509 slugging percentage, .396 on-base percentage and 52 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 4.51 ERA, .240 opponents’ batting average and 2.29 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .968.

COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW
• Coastal Carolina, which has a 24-9 home record and is averaging 9.1 runs per game, is led by 29th-year Head Coach Gary Gilmore.
• The Chanticleers won two games against Georgia State last weekend. They are hitting .302 and have a 6.22 ERA and .975 fielding percentage.
• Sam Antonacci is hitting .383, Graham Brown is batting .370 with 12 homers, Blake Barthol has 15 homers and Henry Weycker has two saves.

QUICK HITS
• The Tigers and Chanticleers were slated to play at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on March 26, but the game was canceled due to inclement weather.
• Clemson has scored 67 runs in the fourth inning, its highest-scoring inning, and allowed 19 runs in the sixth inning, its fewest allowed.
• Clemson has only allowed 24 steals in 37 attempts.

JARRELL JOINING THE LINEUP
• Sophomore catcher Jacob Jarrell has emerged as one of the team's best power hitters with his .612 slugging percentage in only 67 at-bats.
• He is hitting .328 with five homers, four doubles, 18 RBIs, 18 runs and a .420 on-base percentage in 20 games.
• He has made 18 starts, 15 at catcher and three as the designated hitter.
• He is hitting .351 with runners on base and .385 with runners in scoring position.
• He has 12 two-out RBIs among his 18 total RBIs.
• He is hitting .419 with four homers, 12 RBIs, an .871 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage in eight games away from home.
• He has only allowed three steals.
• He missed 15 games early in the season after being hit by a pitch in the face in the fourth game of the year.
• In his career, he is hitting .256 with nine doubles, 10 homers, 36 RBIs, 33 runs and a steal in 55 games (45 starts).

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