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Clemson Plays at Georgia on Tuesday

April 11, 2023
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers travel to Athens to take on Georgia on Tuesday night in the first of two games of the home-and-home season series.


GAME SETUP
• Who - Clemson (19-14) vs. Georgia (18-14)
• Best Ranking - CU - NR; UGA - NR
• When - Tuesday (7 p.m.)
• Where - Athens, Ga. (Foley Field)
• Watch - SEC Network
• Video Announcers - David Dellucci, Matt Schick
• 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 - Georgia leads 128-110-2 (1900-2022)
• Record at Georgia - Georgia leads 72-49 (1900-2022)

STARTING PITCHERS
• LHP Rocco Reid (CU) vs. LHP Luke Wagner (UGA)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has a 4-4 road record, won two of three games at Florida State last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.9 runs per game and hitting .291 with a .437 slugging percentage, .390 on-base percentage and 59 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 4.70 ERA, .263 opponents’ batting average and 2.44 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .974.

GEORGIA OVERVIEW
• Georgia, who has a 12-8 home record and is averaging 8.0 runs per game, is led by 10th-year Head Coach Scott Stricklin.
• The Bulldogs won two of three home games vs. Kentucky last weekend. They are hitting .299 and have a 6.14 ERA and .979 fielding percentage.
• Charlie Condon is hitting .453 with 13 homers and 45 RBIs, Connor Tate is batting .386 with 11 homers and Parks Harber has 10 homers.

QUICK HITS
• Clemson has an 8-1 record in midweek games, including seven wins in a row.
• Clemson's bullpen has a 13-8 record, six saves, a 4.53 ERA, .276 opponents' batting average and 163 strikeouts in 159.0 innings pitched.
• Clemson has four Georgia natives, Cooper Blauser (Johns Creek), Nathan Dvorsky (Suwanee), Lleyton Lackey (Evans) & Casey Tallent (Hartwell).

DARDEN A TIGER WINNER
• Freshman lefthander Ethan Darden was a reliever and spot starter in the first half of the season, but he has emerged as a weekend starter.
• He is 2-1 with a 3.81 ERA, .250 opponents' batting average and 24 strikeouts in 28.1 innings pitched over 11 outings (five starts) in 2023.
• He has 46 groundball outs compared to only 10 flyball outs.
• He has not allowed a steal.
• He has a 2-0 record, 3.38 ERA, .259 opponents' batting average and 20 strikeouts against seven walks in 21.1 innings pitched in five starts.
• Clemson has a 5-0 record in his five starts.
• He pitched 5.0 scoreless innings of four-hit ball to earn the win in his first career ACC start at Florida State on April 7.

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