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 Tiger’s.  Clemson swept Gardner-Webb over the weekend to move to 32-15 on the season.  Find out who won this week’s TCI awards?

Overall Record     32-15

ACC Record             13-11 

Last Week            3-0

5/7     Saturday       Gardner-Webb                  W, 13-1

5/7     Saturday       Gardner-Webb                  W, 12-0

5/8     Sunday         @ Gardner-Webb              W, 5-1 

Next Week

5/10   Tuesday        Furman (20-27)                          7:00PM        Greenville, SC (Fluor Field)

5/11   Wednesday   East Tennessee State (31-16)      6:30PM        Clemson

5/13   Friday           Virginia Tech (28-21, 9-15 ACC)  5:30PM        Blacksburg, VA

5/14   Saturday       Virginia Tech (28-21, 9-15 ACC)  2:00PM        Blacksburg, VA

5/15   Sunday         Virginia Tech (28-21, 9-15 ACC)  1:00PM        Blacksburg, VA

Note: Records as of Monday, May 9.

 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #8 Richie Shaffer

The sophomore first baseman from Charlotte, NC went 7-for-11 (.636) in three games last week. Miller had one double, two homers, two walks, a stolen base, four runs, and six RBI in earning his second hitter-of-the-week honor.         

          Other hitters of note:

Jeff Schaus             6-for-10 (.600), 1 2B, 1 BB, 2 SB, 4 runs, and 3 RBI in 3 games)

Will Lamb               5-for-12 (.417), 2 2Bs, 2 runs, and 4 RBI in 3 games

John Hinson           6-for-15 (.400), 1 3B, 2 SB, 4 runs, and 1 RBI in 3 games

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week                 #6 Dominic Leone

The sophomore from Norwich, CT was 1-0 in yet another great start to earn his second pitcher-of-the-week honor. In 7.0 innings, he allowed one earned run on two hits and one walk against eight strikeouts while holding Gardner-Webb to an .087 batting average. 

          Other pitchers of note:

Jonathan Meyer      1-0 in 1 start, 6.1 IP, 0 runs, 3 hits, 1 strikeout, .150 OBA

Justin Sarratt                   1-0 in 1 start, 6.0 IP, 1 unearned run, 4 hits, 6 strikeouts, .167 OBA

David Haselden       0-0 in 1 appearance, 2.0 IP, 0 hits, 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

4/4              NR     NR     NR     1-3

4/11             NR     NR     NR     4-1

4/18             NR     NR     NR     4-0

4/25             NR     25      23      3-1

5/2              22      21      16      4-1

5/9              20      20      16      3-0

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

Clemson in the Overall ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#2 in batting at .312

#3 in pitching at 3.18 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:

David Haselden

  • 6th in overall pitching (2.35 ERA)

John Hinson

  • Tied for 3rd in stolen bases (20)
  • Tied for 10th in runs (45)

Spencer Kieboom

  • Tied for game-high two sacrifice flies (2/18 vs. Eastern Michigan)

Will Lamb

  • Tied for 6th in triples (3)
  • Tied for game-high two sacrifice flies (3/19 vs. Duke)

Dominic Leone

  • 17th in overall pitching (3.06 ERA)
  • 2th in opponents’ batting average (.183)

Jonathan Meyer

  • 10th in overall pitching (2.70 ERA)
  • 4th in opponents’ batting average (.193)

Brad Miller

  • 1st in overall batting (.422)
  • Tied for 6th in triples (3)
  • Tied for 3rd in stolen bases (20)
  • 1st in on-base percentage (.527)
  • 4th in slugging percentage (.585)

Phil Pohl

  • 6th in overall batting average (.358)
  • Tied for 7th in doubles (16)

Justin Sarratt

  • 5th in overall pitching (1.70 ERA)

Jeff Schaus

  • Tied for 10th in doubles (15)

Richie Shaffer

  • Tied for 9th in home runs (7)
  • 1st in runs scored (50)
  • 9th in on-base percentage (.456)
  • 8th in slugging percentage (.555)
  • Tied for game-high four runs (2/26 vs. Charleston Southern)

Jason Stolz

  • Tied for game-high two sacrifice hits (3/2 vs. Wofford)

Scott Weismann

  • Tied for 10th in saves (4)

 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings for conference games only:

Team:

#3 in batting at .292

#4 in pitching at 3.91 ERA

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

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

Tied for ACC game-high 7 stolen bases vs. Boston College (4/16)

Individual:

Scott Firth

  • 12th in overall pitching (2.97 ERA)
  • 8th in opponents’ batting average (.196)

Alex Frederick

  • Tied for 6th in saves (3)

David Haselden

  • 22nd in overall pitching (4.55 ERA)

John Hinson

  • Tied for 4th in stolen bases (9)

Dominic Leone

  • 11th in overall pitching (2.95 ERA)
  • 5th in opponents’ batting average (.194)

Will Lamb

  • 22th in overall batting average (.310)
  • Tied for ACC game-high 2 sac flies vs. Duke (3/19)

Jonathan Meyer

  • 7th in overall pitching (2.63 ERA)
  • 3rd in opponents’ batting average (.187)
  • Tied for 7th in wins (4)

Brad Miller

  • 1st in overall batting average (.423)
  • Tied for 4th in triples (2)
  • Tied for 6th in stolen bases (8)
  • 2nd in on-base percentage (.474)
  • 7th in slugging percentage (.549)

Phil Pohl

  • 6th in overall batting average (.367)
  • Tied for 7th in hits (33)
  • Tied for 9th in doubles (9)
  • 10th in slugging percentage (.533)

Steve Wilkerson

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

Jeff Schaus

  • Tied for 8th in overall batting average (.358)
  • Tied for 3rd in hits (34)
  • Tied for 4th in triples (2)
  • Tied for 2nd in doubles (11)
  • Tied for 8th in RBI (20)
  • Tied for 9th in total bases (49)

Richie Shaffer

  • 12th in over batting average (.349)
  • Tied for 9th in doubles (9)
  • 6th in on-base percentage (.462)

Scott Weismann

  • Tied for 6th in saves (3) 

 

Weekly Notes:

Clemson went 3-0 this past week. The Tigers outscored their opponents 30-2 and hit .366 with a .527 slugging percentage and a .431 on-base percentage for the week. Clemson totaled 10 doubles, one triple, two homers, seven stolen bases, and 15 walks while striking out 16 times. The Tiger pitching staff had a 0.33 ERA in 27.0 innings allowing two runs (one earned), 14 hits (.149 opponents’ batting average), and two walks against 25 strikeouts. 

The Tigers sit at #8 in WarrenNolan.com’s RPI with the # strength of schedule in the nation. 

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

Schaus Shooting Up the Record Books

As TheClemsonInsider detailed on April 14, senior outfielder Jeff Schaus is attacking several career records in his final season as a Tiger. After this week’s games, here is where Schaus currently stands in the seven categories:

6th in games (242)

          5th in at-bats (915)

          6th in hits (291)

          Tied for 7th in runs (201)

          9th in RBI (200)

          Tied for 10th in doubles (56)

          Tied for 18th in home runs (31)

 

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 1754
2 Augie Garrido * Texas 40 1718
3 Mike Martin * Florida State 32 1666
4 Cliff Gustafson Texas 29 1427
5 Mark Marquess * Stanford 35 1411
6 Ron Polk Mississippi State 35 1373
7 Rod Dedeaux Southern Cal 44 1342
8 Jim Morris * Miami (FL) 30 1311
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 1192
16 Jack Leggett * Clemson 32 1178
17 Bill Wilhelm Clemson 36 1161
  Norm DeBriyn Arkansas 33 1161
  Pete Dunn * Stetson 32 1161
20 Jack Coffey Fordham 47 1160
* – active. Records are through Sunday, May 8, 2011.

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches
RK Head Coach Team Years Wins
1 Gene Stephenson Wichita State 34 1754
2 Augie Garrido Texas 40 1718
3 Mike Martin Florida State 32 1666
4 Mark Marquess Stanford 35 1411
5 Jim Morris Miami (FL) 30 1311
6 Jim Gilligan Lamar 34 1192
7 Jack Leggett Clemson 32 1178
8 Pete Dunn Stetson 32 1161
9 Ray Tanner South Carolina 24 1066
10 John Anderson Minnesota 30 1057
Records are through Sunday, May 8, 2011.

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