Surging Tigers Swat Jackets

Surging Tigers Swat Jackets

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Surging Tigers Swat Jackets

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The surging Tigers defeated Georgia Tech 4-2 Friday night at Doug Kingsmore.  Clemson has now won 14 of their last 16 games.

Dominic Leone went eight full innings only giving up two hits and two earned runs.  It was the second week in a row where Leone went eight innings.

Brad Miller continued to be hot at the plate going 4-4 for the Tigers and adding another RBI.  Will Lamb was 2-3 and scored three runs.  Jason Stolz was responsible for three RBIs on the night.

Dominic Leone stuck out the side in the first.

Clemson jumped out to a lead in the first.  With one out Phil Pohl doubled to left center.  Brad Miller singled to right scoring Pohl.

The Tigers plated another run in the second.  Will Lamb singled to right to start the inning.  With two outs Jason Stolz singled over third to score Lamb.  After two the Tigers led 2-0.

Dominic Leone had a no-hitter going into to fifth inning.  After walking a batter Dominic gave up his first hit a two-run homer to tie the score.

In the sixth Clemson bounced back to take the lead.  Will Lamb doubled to left then stole third.  With one out Jason Stolz hit a sacrifice fly to right to score Lamb.  After six the Tigers led 3-2.

The Tigers added some insurance in the bottom of the eighth.  Will Lamb was hit by a pitch.  Spencer Kieboom reached on a fielder’s choice and Lamb went to third on a throwing error.  With one out Jason Stolz bunted to score Lamb. 

Scott Weismann came in to pitch the ninth.  Weismann set the Jackets down 1, 2, 3.

Clemson moved to 28-14 overall with the victory and 12-10 in the ACC.

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