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Tigers Host No. 23 Georgia on Tuesday Night

March 30, 2021
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers return home to face No. 23 Georgia on Tuesday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium


GAME SETUP
Who - Georgia (16-7) vs. Clemson (12-9)
Best Ranking - UGA - No. 23 Collegiate Baseball; CU - NR
When - Tuesday (6 p.m.)
Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
Watch - ACC Network
Video Announcers - Adam Greenberg, Mike Monaco
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 - Georgia leads 126-108-2 (1900-2019)
  • Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 57-51-2 (1901-2019)

STARTING PITCHERS

  • LHP Charlie Goldstein (UGA) vs. RHP Carter Raffield (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW

  • Clemson, who has an 8-4 home record, swept Boston College in three games on the road by a combined score of 32-17 last weekend.
  • The Tigers are averaging 5.8 runs per game and hitting .253 with a .413 slugging percentage, .358 on-base percentage and 13 steals.
  • The pitching staff has a 4.29 ERA, .254 opponents’ batting average and 3.19 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .964.

GEORGIA OVERVIEW

  • Georgia, who has a 3-3 road record, is led by eighth-year Head Coach Scott Stricklin.
  • The Bulldogs won one of three games at Texas A&M last weekend. They are hitting .286 and have a 3.13 ERA and .979 fielding percentage.
  • Josh McAllister is hitting .361 with five homers and 13 RBIs, while Connor Tate is batting .356 with three homers and 15 RBIs.

QUICK HITS

  • Clemson’s most-recent game against Georgia was a 3-2 Bulldog win in 20 innings in Athens on April 16, 2019.
  • Clemson has won five games in a row and seven of its last eight games after starting the season 5-8.
  • The Tigers hit .355 with 44 hits, 32 runs, a .492 slugging percentage and .450 on-base percentage in the three-game sweep at Boston College.

HOFFMANN THROWING STRIKES

  • Freshman right-hander Nick Hoffmann has been effective mainly due to his ability to throw strikes.
  • He is 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA, .213 opponents' batting average and 12 strikeouts against no walks in 16.2 innings pitched in 2021.
  • He tossed a complete game in his first career start in Clemson's 7-2 win at Boston College in the second game of a doubleheader on March 27.
  • Against the Eagles, he gave up just six hits (all singles), two runs and no walks with seven strikeouts, throwing 111 pitches.
  • It was the first complete game by a Tiger since 2017.
  • In his career, he is 5-1 with a 2.28 ERA and .219 opponents' batting average in 27.2 innings pitched over 12 appearances (one start).
  • He has 23 strikeouts against no walks in his career. He has also hit just one batter and has not thrown a wild pitch in his career.
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