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Tigers Travel to No. 11 Georgia Tech

April 26, 2019
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers travel to Atlanta to play No. 11 Georgia Tech in three games this weekend.

SERIES SETUP

• Who - Clemson (26-16, 11-10 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech (28-13, 13-8 ACC)

• Best Ranking - CU - NR; GAT - No. 11 D1Baseball

• When - Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (4 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)

• Where - Atlanta, Ga. (Russ Chandler Stadium)

• Watch - ACC Network Extra

• Video Announcers - Matthew Crownover, Andy Demetra (Saturday, Sunday), Kyle Tait (Friday)

• Listen (Radio) - WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate

• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com, TuneIn

• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com

• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball

SERIES HISTORY

• Overall Record - Clemson leads 114-109-3 (1902-2018)

• Record at Georgia Tech - Georgia Tech leads 74-44-2 (1902-2017)

STARTING PITCHERS

• Friday - RHP Davis Sharpe (CU) vs. RHP Xzavion Curry (GAT)

• Saturday - LHP Mat Clark (CU) vs. LHP Connor Thomas (GAT)

• Sunday - RHP Brooks Crawford (CU) vs. LHP Brant Hurter (GAT)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW

• Clemson, who has a 7-6 road record, split midweek home games with Winthrop (8-6 loss) and Tennessee Tech (7-4 win).

• The Tigers are averaging 6.3 runs per game and hitting .253 with a .359 on-base percentage and 78 steals.

• The pitching staff has a 3.87 ERA, .234 opponents’ batting average and 2.58 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .970.

GEORGIA TECH OVERVIEW

• Georgia Tech is led by 26th-year head coach Danny Hall.

• The Yellow Jackets defeated No. 4 Georgia 8-6 on Tuesday. They are hitting .286 and have a 4.21 ERA and .972 fielding percentage.

• Michael Guldberg is hitting .391, Kyle McCann is hitting .304 with 15 homers and 46 RBIs and Tristin English has nine homers and five saves.

QUICK HITS

• The Tigers have won five of their last six games against Georgia Tech, including a sweep at Clemson in 2018 and two wins in Atlanta in 2017.

• Keyshawn Askew, Grayson Byrd, Brooks Crawford, Bryar Hawkins, Bo Majkowski, Davis Sharpe, Kyle Wilkie and Justin Wrobleski are from Georgia.

• Clemson has at least two steals in seven straight games and is 21-22 in that span. The only caught stealing was on a designed rundown play.

KEEPING THEM LOADED

• Tiger pitchers have performed remarkably well when the opposition has the bases loaded in 2019.

• They have held opponents to just 4-for-36 (.111) with three singles, a double, walk and no hit-by-pitches with six strikeouts.

• Opponents are 0-for-9 against Carson Spiers and 0-for-5 versus Davis Sharpe with the bases loaded.

 
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