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Countdown to First Pitch: Wofford

No. 12 Clemson hosts Wofford Tuesday at 4 PM at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.  Tyler Jackson will get his second start for the Tigers.

 

 

 

 

 

Wofford (2-5) @ #12 Clemson (5-2)

Doug Kingsmore Stadium v Clemson, SC v Tuesday, 4:00PM

Rankings:     WCU – NR     Clemson – #12 USA, #15 BA, #20 D1, #22 CB

 

The Series

Meetings:                   104 (first met in 1898)

Series Record:            Clemson leads 79-24-1

Record at Clemson:     Clemson leads 42-8 (Clemson leads 12-0 at DKS)

Last Meeting(s):          Clemson won 7-0 at Clemson in 2016

  1. Lee: Lee leads 15-1 (1-0 at CU; 14-1 at CofC)

 

The Terriers

Head Coach:               Todd Interdonato (10th season at Wofford)

2016 Record:               30-28 (12-12; 7th SoCon) – N/A – NR

Preseason:                 7th in SoCon Coaches & Media Polls (out of 9 teams)

Road Record:              1-3 (9-13 in 2016)

Last Week:                 Dropped two of three home games last weekend; losing 5-1 to James Madison, beating Georgetown 18-11, and falling 7-6 to UNC Asheville

 

2017 Batting Stats:      .231 (5.7 RPG) with 9 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 30 BB, 10 HBP, 56 K, 16-19 SB

2017 Pitching Stats:     7.50 ERA, .341 OBA (84 hits), 31 BB & 50 K in 60.0 innings

2017 Fielding Stats:     .976 (6 errors in 245 chances)

 

The Tigers

2016 Record:               44-20 (16-14; 4th Atlantic) – Clemson Regional – #15 USA, 17 BA, #18 CB/D1

Preseason:                 3rd in ACC Atlantic Division (7 teams); 1 vote for Overall Champion

Home Record:            5-2 (26-9 in 2016)

Last Week:                 Beat Western Carolina 11-5 at home last Wednesday before sweeping Elon (1-0 in 13, 13-5, 3-0) over the weekend

 

2017 Batting Stats:      .288 (5.7 RPG) with 8 2B, 5 HR, 39 BB, 9 HBP, 45 K, 5-11 SB

2017 Pitching Stats:     3.09 ERA, .252 OBA (63 hits), 13 BB & 87 K in 67.0 innings

2017 Fielding Stats:     .974 (7 errors in 270 chances)

 

Projected Starting Lineups

Wofford

C        #4 Carson Waln (SR/.182 BA with 1 HR, 7 RBI, & 4 R in 6 games in 2017)

1B      #27 Brett Hash (SR/.300 BA with 2 2B, 2 HR, & 7 RBI in 7 games in 2017)

2B      #15 Reed Massey (SO/.407 BA with 2 2B, 4 RBI, & 6 R in 7 games in 2017)

SS      #19 Alex Malsch (JR/.261 BA with 1 3B, 1 HR, & 2 RBI in 7 games in 2017)

3B      #26 Max McDougald (JR/.222 BA with 2 2B, 4 RBI, & 5 R in 7 games in 2017)

LF      #11 Ty Reginelli (SO/.280 BA with 1 2B, 1 RBI, & 3 R in 7 games in 2017)

CF      #22 Kody Ruedisili (SR/.250 BA with 1 2B, 1 3B, & 5 RBI in 7 games in 2017)

RF      #9 Mack Nathanson (JR/.167 BA with 1 2B, 2 HR, & 3 RBI in 7 games in 2017)

DH     #18 Cody Miller (JR/.154 BA with 2 RBI & 2 BB in 5 games in 2017)

 

Clemson

C        #12 Robert Jolly (JR/.500 BA with 1 2B, 1 RBI, & 8 R in 5 games in 2017)

1B      #6 Andrew Cox (*GR/.300 BA with 2 RBI, 2 R, & 3 BB in 6 games in 2017)

2B      #4 Grayson Byrd (*SO/.333 BA with 2 2B, 5 RBI, & 1 SB in 7 games in 2017)

SS      #8 Logan Davidson (FR/.308 BA with 1 2B, 1 HR, & 7 RBI in 7 games in 2017)

3B      #25 Patrick Cromwell (JR/.273 BA with 1 HR, 1 RBI, & 2 R in 7 games in 2017)

LF      #15 Weston Jackson (*GR/.174 BA with 1 2B, 6 RBI, & 3 R in 7 games in 2017)

CF      #5 Chase Pinder (JR/.423 BA with 2 2B, 6 RBI, & 6 R in 6 games in 2017)

RF      #28 Seth Beer (SO/.273 BA with 1 2B, 2 HR, & 6 RBI in 3 games in 2017)

DH     #26 Reed Rohlman (*JR/.300 BA with 2 RBI, 3 R, & 4 HBP in 7 games in 2017)

 

Projected Starting Pitchers

FR RHP #6 Matt Ellmyer (0-0/3 app/5.40 ERA (6.2 IP)/.360 OBA (9 hits)/2 BB/1 K)

*GR RHP #22 Tyler Jackson (0-1/2 app/1 GS/11.25 ERA (4.0 IP)/.421 OBA (8 hits)/2 BB/3 K)

 

Worth Noting

  • Clemson is 19-9 all-time on February 28 with an 11-4 mark at home.
  • This is the second of four games against SoCon opponents for Clemson in 2017. The Tigers beat Western Carolina 11-5 on February 22 and later face Furman in a home-and-home (March 28 at Clemson and May 9 at Fluor Field).
  • Clemson has faced eight of the nine programs currently in the SoCon (missing Samford). The Tigers are 418-136-6 all-time against those schools, including a 245-51-1 mark at home.
  • Monte Lee is 84-35 all-time against current SoCon members (has not faced East Tennessee State or VMI), including a 10-0 mark as Clemson’s head coach.

 

Tiger Career Stats vs. Wofford

Player                             AVG   G-S     AB      R        H       RBI     BB      K        HR     Other

Reed Rohlman        .667    3-3     12      7        8        5        1        0        1        2 2B, SF, 1-1 SB

Weston Jackson     .391    7-6     23      6        9        4        5        2        0        2 2B, HBP, SF, 3-4 SB

Chase Pinder                   .333    3-3     12      1        4        0        1        2        0        0-1 SB

Adam Renwick       .333    3-1     3        1        1        1        0        0        0        SF

Seth Beer               .250    1-1     4        1        1        0        0        1        0

Andrew Cox           .182    3-3     11      1        2        0        1        3        0

Chris Williams        .000    1-1     4        0        0        0        0        2        0

Robert Jolly           .000    2-0     2        0        0        0        0        2        0

Drew Wharton        .000    2-0     1        0        0        0        0        1        0

KJ Bryant               N/A    1-0     0        0        0        0        0        0        0

 

Player                             ERA    G-S     W-L    IP       H       R        ER      BB      SO      OBA

Charlie Barnes        0.00    2-0     1-0     3.2     0        0        0        0        3        .000

Alex Schnell           0.00    1-1     0-0     3.1     4        0        0        1        2        .308

Patrick Andrews     0.00    1-0     0-0     3.0     2        1        0        1        0        .182

Alex Eubanks                   0.00    1-0     1-0     2.2     0        0        0        0        0        .000

Ryley Gilliam          0.00    1-0     0-0     0.2     0        0        0        0        0        .000

Paul Campbell        3.86    1-0     0-0     2.1     3        1        1        2        1        .333

Pat Krall                 9.00    2-0     0-1     5.0     6        5        5        2        9        .300

Tyler Jackson                  9.00    1-1     0-1     4.0     5        5        4        3        6        .278

** Weston Jackson played at Presbyterian College from 2013-2016.

** Tyler Jackson played at USC Upstate from 2015-2016.

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