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 puts a wrap on the past week for the Clemson baseball team.  Who won this week’s TCI awards?

Overall Record     18-13

ACC Record                6-9 

Last Week            4-1

4/5     Tuesday        Coastal Carolina      W, 5-4 (10)

4/6     Wednesday   Western Carolina     W, 12-3

4/8     Friday           Maryland                W, 12-3

4/9     Saturday       Maryland                W, 7-0

4/10   Sunday         Maryland                L, 6-7 

Next Week

4/12   Tuesday        Presbyterian College (18-15)          6:30PM     Clemson

4/15   Friday           Boston College (13-16, 6-8 ACC)    2:30PM     Chestnut Hill, MA

4/16   Saturday       Boston College (13-16, 6-8 ACC)    1:30PM     Chestnut Hill, MA

4/17   Sunday         Boston College (13-16, 6-8 ACC)    12:00PM    Chestnut Hill, MA

Note: Records as of Monday, April 11. Boston College travels to Dartmouth on Tuesday and Massachusetts Wednesday.

 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #13 Brad Miller

The junior shortstop from Windermere, FL went 14-for-21 (.667) in five games last week. Miller had two doubles, two triples, two walks, four stolen bases, eight runs, and seven RBI. Miller was also named ACC Player of the Week as well as a National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball.         

          Other hitters of note:

          Richie Shaffer         9-for-23 (.391), 3 2Bs, 1 3B, 6 runs, and 5 RBI in 5 games)

Jeff Schaus              6-for-16 (.375), 2 2Bs, 1 3B, 8 BBs, 6 runs, and 2 RBI in 5 games)

John Hinson           6-for-17 (.353), 2 2Bs, 1 HR, 5 BBs, 5 SB, 6 runs, and 4 RBI in 5 games) 

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week                 #29 David Haselden

The junior from Spartanburg, SC earned a win and a save in two appearances last week. In 10.0 innings, Haselden allowed only three hits, two walks, and no runs while recording six strikeouts and holding opponents’ to a .094 batting average. 

          Other pitchers of note:

          Scott Firth              1-0 in 1 start, 6.0 IP, 2 hits, 5 strikeouts, .100 OBA

          Jonathan Meyer      1-0 in 2 appearances, 4.2 IP, 2 hits, 5 strikeouts, .125 OBA

          Scott Wesimann      1-0 in 2 appearances, 7.2 IP, 7 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

4/4              NR     NR     NR     1-3

4/11             NR     NR     NR     4-1

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

Clemson in the Overall ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#2 in batting at .318

#6 in pitching at 3.78 ERA

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

Tied for ACC game-high 3 triples vs. Maryland (4/8)

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

Individual:

Scott Firth

  • 14th in overall pitching (2.47 ERA)
  • 4th in opponents’ batting average (.181)

David Haselden

  • 6th in overall pitching (2.87 ERA)
  • 10th in opponents’ batting average (.217)

John Hinson

  • Tied for 4th in stolen bases (12)

Spencer Kieboom

  • 8th in overall batting average (.358)
  • 9th in on-base percentage (.462)
  • Tied for game-high two sacrifice flies (2/18 vs. Eastern Michigan)

Will Lamb

  • Tied for 2nd in triples (3)

Brad Miller

  • 1st in overall batting (.423)
  • Tied for 2nd in triples (3)
  • 1st in on-base percentage (.545)
  • 10th in slugging percentage (.564)

Phil Pohl

  • 6th in overall batting average (.372)
  • 8th in slugging percentage (.574)

Jeff Schaus

  • 22nd in overall batting average (.330)

Richie Shaffer

  • Tied for 15th in over batting average (.342)
  • 3rd in runs scored (37)
  • 10th in on-base percentage (.460)

 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings for conference games only:

Team:

#3 in batting at .297

#6 in pitching at 4.61 ERA

ACC game-high 3 triples vs. Maryland (4/8)

ACC game-high 3 sacrifice flies vs. Duke (3/19)

Individual:

Scott Firth

  • 5th in overall pitching (1.73 ERA)
  • 1st in opponents’ batting average (.158)
  • Tied for 6th in wins (3)

Alex Frederick

  • Tied for 4th in saves (2)

Jonathan Meyer

  • 1st in overall pitching (1.31 ERA)
  • 2nd in opponents’ batting average (.167)

John Hinson

  • Tied for 3rd in stolen bases (6)

Will Lamb

  • ACC game-high 2 sac flies vs. Duke (3/19)

Brad Miller

  • Tied for 1st in triples (2)

Phil Pohl

  • 11th in overall batting average (.353)

Steve Wilkerson

  • Tied for ACC game-high 4 walks vs. Duke (3/19(

Jeff Schaus

  • 1st in overall batting average (.441)
  • 3rd in hits (26)
  • Tied for 1st in triples (2)
  • Tied for 6th in walks (12)
  • Tied for 6th in runs (16)
  • Tied for 1st in doubles (8)
  • 4th in total bases (38)
  • 3rd in on-base percentage (.528)
  • 2nd in slugging percentage (.644)

Richie Shaffer

  • 5th in over batting average (.404)
  • Tied for 5th in hits (23)
  • Tied for 6th in total bases (33)
  • 4th in on-base percentage (.493)
  • 6th in slugging percentage (.579)

 

Weekly Notes:

Clemson went 4-1 this past week. The Tigers outscored their opponents 42-17 and hit .335 with a .535 slugging percentage and a .425 on-base percentage for the week. Clemson totaled 13 doubles, six triples, three homers, 11 stolen bases, three hit-by-pitches, and 30 walks while striking out 38 times. The Tiger pitching staff had a 3.33 ERA in 46.0 innings allowing 17 runs (all earned), 38 hits (.229 opponents’ batting average), and 19 walks against 37 strikeouts.

 The Tigers sit at #13 in WarrenNolan.com’s RPI with the #4 strength of schedule in the nation. 

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

Tracking Leggett Up the All-time Wins List

With a 12-3 win over Western Carolina on April 6th, Jack Leggett passed former Tiger skipper Bill Wilhelm and moved into 16th 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 1745
2 Augie Garrido * Texas 40 1706
3 Mike Martin * Florida State 32 1654
4 Cliff Gustafson Texas 29 1427
5 Mark Marquess * Stanford 35 1402
6 Ron Polk Mississippi State 35 1373
7 Rod Dedeaux Southern Cal 44 1342
8 Jim Morris * Miami (FL) 30 1301
9 Bob Bennett Fresno State 34 1300
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 1189
16 Jack Leggett * Clemson 32 1164
17 Bill Wilhelm Clemson 36 1161
  Norm DeBriyn Arkansas 33 1161
19 Jack Coffey Fordham 47 1160
20 Chuck Brayton Washington State 33 1158
* – active. Records are through Sunday, April 10, 2011.

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches
RK Head Coach Team Years Wins
1 Gene Stephenson Wichita State 34 1745
2 Augie Garrido Texas 40 1706
3 Mike Martin Florida State 32 1654
4 Mark Marquess Stanford 35 1402
5 Jim Morris Miami (FL) 30 1301
6 Jim Gilligan Lamar 34 1189
7 Jack Leggett Clemson 32 1164
8 Pete Dunn Stetson 32 1149
9 Ray Tanner South Carolina 24 1055
10 John Anderson Minnesota 30 1048
Records are through Sunday, April 10, 2011.

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