Sarratt, Miller Lead Tigers over Dawgs

Sarratt, Miller Lead Tigers over Dawgs

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Sarratt, Miller Lead Tigers over Dawgs

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Justin Sarratt went six strong innings leading the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over Georgia.  The Tigers have now won five in a row and nine of ten.

Sarratt only gave up six hits and one run in six innings.  David Haselden pitched a scoreless seventh inning for the Tigers.  Moorefield, Meyer and Weismann combined to finish off the game only allowing one additional run.

Brad Miller hit his first homerun of the season for the Tigers.  Miller was 2-3 on the night with three RBIs.

Clemson jumped on the Dawgs early as they did some damage with two outs in the top of the first.  With two outs Jeff Schaus and Richie Shaffer walked.  Brad Miller hit his first homerun of the season, a shot to center field to put the Tigers up 3-0.

Georgia got on the board in the bottom of the first as they plated one run.

The Tigers added a run in the seventh.  With one out Spencer Kieboom doubled to right.  Chris Epps walked before John Hinson hit a two-out single to center to score Kieboom.   After the top of the seventh Clemson led 4-1.

The Dawgs scored one in the eighth to cut the lead to 4-2.

Clemson added an insurance run in the ninth.  Chris Epps led off the inning with a single to center field.  Jason Stolz grounded out to the pitcher advancing Epps to second.  Epps moved to third on a ground ball by Hinson before scoring on a wild pitch.  The Tigers led 5-2 going to the bottom of the ninth.

The Tigers moved to 23-13 overall with the victory.

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