TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

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TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

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By Trey McCurry.

TheClemsonInsider.com takes a look back at last week for the Tiger baseball team.  Clemson started the week with a sweep of Elon and finished the week with a win at NC State.

Overall Record     13-9

ACC Record                   4-5

Last Week            3-2

3/22   Tuesday        Elon                       W, 7-2

3/23   Wednesday   Elon                       W, 9-2

3/25   Friday           @ NC State            L, 0-6

3/26   Saturday       @ NC State            L, 3-5

3/27   Sunday         @ NC State            W, 7-3

Next Week

3/29   Tuesday        Georgia (11-13)                         7:00PM        Clemson

3/25   Friday           North Carolina (23-3, 7-2 ACC)   7:00PM        Chapel Hill, NC

3/26   Saturday       North Carolina (23-3, 7-2 ACC)   2:00PM        Chapel Hill, NC

3/27   Sunday         North Carolina (23-3, 7-2 ACC)   1:00PM        Chapel Hill, NC

Note: Records as of Monday, March 28. North Carolina travels to Charlotte on Tuesday.

 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #9 Phil Pohl

The junior catcher from Cooperstown, NY went 6-for-12 (.500) in four games last week. Pohl had two doubles, three walks, three runs, and an RBI.         

          Other hitters of note:

          Richie Shaffer         5-for-15 (.333), 1 2B, 3 runs, 1 SB, 3 walks, 5 RBI in 5 games

          Spencer Kieboom    4-for-6 (.667), 1 2B, 1 walk, 2 runs, 3 RBI in 2 games

          Dominic Attanasio   4-for-9 (.444), 1 HR, 3 runs, 2 RBI in 3 games

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week                 #23 Justin Sarratt

The redshirt graduate from Gaffney, SC threw 6.0 strong shutout innings against Elon on Tuesday. Sarratt allowed only four hits and one walk against 10 strikeouts to earn this win. 

          Other pitchers of note:

          David Haselden       6.1 IP in 2 appearances, 3 hits, 1 run, 7 strikeouts, .143 OBA

          Alex Frederick         2.2 IP in 2 appearances, 1 save, 0 hits, 3 strikeouts

Scott Firth              1-0 in 5.0 IP, 3 hits, 2 runs, 5 strikeouts

Weekly Rankings:

Date           BA     CB     SW    W-L            

Preseason     10      4        5        0-0

2/21             11      6        NP      2-1

2/28             12      4        7        3-0

3/7              10      4        7        2-1

3/14             16      16      17      0-4

3/21             19      15      19      3-1

3/28             NR     16      23      3-2

     NP – no poll, Rankings by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, and Sports Weekly

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#2 in batting at .314

#6 in pitching at 3.57 ERA

ACC game-high 19 runs vs. Charleston Southern (2/26)

ACC game-high 5 sacrifice flies vs. Eastern Michigan (2/18)

Individual:

David Haselden

  • 20th in overall pitching (3.34 ERA)

Spencer Kieboom

  • 1st in overall batting average (.455)
  • 1st in on-base percentage (.535)
  • Tied for game-high two sacrifice flies (2/18 vs. Eastern Michigan)

Phil Pohl

  • 2nd in overall batting average (.439)
  • 3rd in on-base percentage (.514)
  • 2nd in slugging percentage (.684)

Richie Shaffer

  • 10th in runs scored (24)
  • Tied for 8th in walks (19)

 

Weekly Notes:

Clemson, ranked as high as #15 in the nation, went 3-2 this past week. The Tigers outscored their opponents 26-18 and hit .252 with a .365 slugging percentage and a .354 on-base percentage for the week. Clemson totaled nine doubles, three homers, six stolen bases, seven hit-by-pitches, and 20 walks while striking out 30 times. The Tiger pitching staff had a 3.56 ERA in 43.0 innings allowing 18 runs (17 earned), 40 hits (.248 opponents’ batting average), and 20 walks against 40 strikeouts. 

The Tigers sit at #7 in WarrenNolan.com’s RPI with the #2 strength of schedule in the nation. 

Clemson has cumulatively outscored their opponents in each of the nine innings this season. 

Tracking Leggett Up the All-time Wins List

With a 7-3 win at NC State on March 27th, Jack Leggett moved into 19th place in all-time wins by a head coach at a Division I school. TheClemsonInsider will continue to track Leggett’s wins throughout the season as he continues to move up in the rankings. 

All-Time Winningest Division I Head Coaches
RK Head Coach Current/Last Team Years Wins
1 Gene Stephenson * Wichita State 34 1741
2 Augie Garrido * Texas 40 1699
3 Mike Martin * Florida State 32 1649
4 Cliff Gustafson Texas 29 1427
5 Mark Marquess * Stanford 35 1397
6 Ron Polk Mississippi State 35 1373
7 Rod Dedeaux Southern Cal 44 1342
8 Bob Bennett Fresno State 34 1300
9 Jim Morris * Miami (FL) 30 1294
10 Ron Frasier Miami (FL) 30 1267
11 Jack Stallings Georgia Southern 39 1255
12 Larry Cochell Oklahoma 35 1235
13 Jim Dietz San Diego State 31 1230
14 Richard Jones Illinois 36 1214
15 Jim Gilligan * Lamar 34 1184
16 Bill Wilhelm Clemson 36 1161
  Norm DeBriyn Arkansas 33 1161
18 Jack Coffey Fordham 47 1160
19 Jack Leggett * Clemson 32 1159
20 Chuck Brayton Washington State 33 1158
* – active. Records are through Sunday, March 27, 2011.

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches
RK Head Coach Team Years Wins
1 Gene Stephenson Wichita State 34 1741
2 Augie Garrido Texas 40 1699
3 Mike Martin Florida State 32 1649
4 Mark Marquess Stanford 35 1397
5 Jim Morris Miami (FL) 30 1294
6 Jim Gilligan Lamar 34 1184
7 Jack Leggett Clemson 32 1159
8 Pete Dunn Stetson 32 1144
9 Ray Tanner South Carolina 24 1047
10 John Anderson Minnesota 30 1046
Records are through Sunday, March 27, 2011.

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