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Clemson Hosts No. 13 Virginia Tech This Weekend

March 19, 2021
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers host No. 13 Virginia Tech for a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium this weekend.

SERIES SETUP
• Who - Virginia Tech (9-6, 5-4 ACC) vs. Clemson (6-8, 1-5 ACC)
• Best Ranking - VAT - No. 13 Baseball America; CU - NR
• When - Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (3 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - ACC Network Extra
• Video Announcers - Marty Clary (Saturday, Sunday), Nathan McCreary (Saturday), Ron Smith (Friday), Pete Yanity (Friday, Sunday)
• Listen (Radio) - WCCP (105.5 FM)
• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball
• Tickets - Sold out (available on StubHub.com)

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 47-24-2 (1902-2019)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 27-7-1 (1916-2017)

STARTING PITCHERS
• Friday - LHP Peyton Alford (VAT) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)
• Saturday - LHP Chris Gerard (VAT) vs. RHP Davis Sharpe (CU)
• Sunday - TBA (VAT) vs. LHP Keyshawn Askew (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has a 6-3 home record, defeated Georgia State 7-2 at home on Tuesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 4.9 runs per game and hitting .233 with a .348 on-base percentage, .384 slugging percentage and 10 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 4.46 ERA, .248 opponents’ batting average and 3.27 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .974.

VIRGINIA TECH OVERVIEW
• Virginia Tech, who has a 2-1 road record, is led by fourth-year Head Coach John Szefc.
• The Hokies lost 7-2 at home against UNC Greensboro on Tuesday. They are hitting .271 and have a 4.43 ERA and .963 fielding percentage.
• TJ Rumfield is hitting .393 with three homers, Gavin Cross is batting .385 with four homers and 12 RBIs and Shane Connolly has four saves.

QUICK HITS
• Clemson is 5-0 when outhitting its opponent.
• Clemson has scored first in 11 of its 14 games in 2021.
• James Parker is the only Tiger to start every game at the same position in 2021.

TEODOSIO SHOWING ALL-AROUND GAME
• Junior Bryce Teodosio has always been one of the nation's best defensive outfielders, but in 2021, he has stepped up his game at the plate.
• He is hitting .294 with two homers, two doubles, five RBIs, seven runs, a .415 on-base percentage and three steals in 14 games (12 starts).
• In his career, he is hitting .208 with 15 homers, 15 doubles, 48 RBIs, 53 runs and 15 steals in 114 games (96 starts).

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