Tigers Sweep Boston College

Tigers Sweep Boston College

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Tigers Sweep Boston College

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Clemson defeated Boston College in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader 9-2 to sweep the series.

Jonathan Meyer pitched a gem in his first start for the Tigers.  After going an inning of relief on Friday night Meyer went seven innings only giving up five hits and two earned runs.

Phil Pohl had another outstanding game.  After going 3-5 in the first game of the doubleheader Saturday, Pohl also went 3-5 in the second game.  Brad Miller was 2-4 in the second game.

The Tigers jumped out to an early lead in the first inning.  John Hinson singled through the right side to start things off for the Tigers.  Phil Pohl singled down the left field line.  The runners advanced on a passed ball.   Hinson scored on a wild pitch while Pohl advanced to third.  With two outs Brad Miller singled to right field scoring Pohl.  Miller later scored on a wild pitch.  After the top of the first Clemson led 3-0.

The Eagles responded with two runs in the second to cut the lead to 3-2.

With one out in the third Will Lamb singled up the middle and went to second on a throwing error.  Lamb stole third and scored on a throwing error.  After the top of the third the Tigers led 4-2.

Clemson added another insurance run in the sixth.  Jason Stolz singled up the middle to start the inning.  With one out Phil Pohl singled to third sending Stolz to second.  Jeff Schaus reached on a throwing error to load the bases.  Richie Shaffer reached on a fielder’s choice scoring Stolz.

In the top of the eighth the Tigers broke the game open.  With one out John Hinson reached on an error.  Hinson advanced to second on a wild pitch and stole third.  The Eagles intentionally walked Phil Pohl.  Richie Shaffer doubled down the left field line to score Pohl.  Brad Miller doubled to score Shaffer and Schaus.  After eight the Tigers led 9-2.

Scott Weismann came in to pitch the final two innings for the Tigers giving up one hit and no runs.

The Tigers moved to 22-13 overall and evened their ACC record at 9-9.

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