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 went 2-1 last week in the ACC Tournament.  Find out who won this week’s TCI awards?

Clemson Baseball Weekly Wrap-Up

Overall Record     41-18

ACC Record             17-13 

Last Week            2-1

5/25   Wednesday   vs. #8 Georgia Tech                   W, 9-0

5/26   Thursday      vs. #4 Florida State          L, 3-6

5/28   Saturday       vs. NC State                     W, 6-3 

Next Week

Clemson Regional

6/3     Friday           Sacred Heart (34-21)

6/4     Saturday       #16 Connecticut (41-17-1) or #21 Coastal Carolina (41-18)

6/5     Sunday         TBA

6/6     Monday        TBA (If necessary)

Note: Records as of Sunday, May 29.

 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #2 Jason Stolz

The junior infielder from Marietta, GA went 4-for-8 (.500) in three games last week. Stolz had two doubles, a walk, a sac fly, a stolen base, two runs, and an RBI in earning his first TCI Hitter-of-the-Week honor. 

          Other hitters of note:

Jeff Schaus             5-for-13 (.385), 2 2B, 2 runs, and 2 RBI in 3 games

Will Lamb               4-for-11 (.364), 1 BB, 1 SF, 4 runs, and 1 RBI in 3 games

Phil Pohl                4-for-12 (.333), 2 2B, 1 BB, 1 SF, 3 runs, and 1 RBI in 3 games

Chris Epps              3-for-9 (.333), 1 2B, 2 HR, 3 BB, 1 SB, 2 runs, and 5 RBI in 3 games

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

The junior from Spartanburg, SC appeared in two big games this week to earn his second TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week honor. In 6.2 innings, he allowed one run on five hits and one walk along with two strikeouts.

          Other pitchers of note:

Dominic Leone        1-0 in 1 start, 5.0 IP, 0 runs, 4 hits, 5 strikeouts

Matt Campbell        1-0 in 1 appearance, 2.1 IP, 1 hit, 1 strikeout

Scott Weismann      0-0 in 2 appearances, 1 save, 2.0 IP, 1 hit, 2 strikeouts

Kevin Brady            0-0 in 2 appearances, 1.1 IP, 1 hit, 2 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

5/16             18      18      15      4-1

5/23             14      18      14      3-1

5/30             14      19      12      2-1

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

Clemson in the Overall ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#1 in batting at .319

#3 in pitching at 3.12 ERA

Tied for ACC game-high 19 runs vs. Charleston Southern (2/26) & vs. Davidson (5/17)

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

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

Individual:

Chris Epps

  • Tied for 6th in home runs (10)

David Haselden

  • 5th in overall pitching (2.12 ERA)

John Hinson

  • 21st in overall batting (.320)
  • Tied for 8th in triples (3)
  • Tied for 4th in stolen bases (21)
  • Tied for 3rd in runs (55)

Spencer Kieboom

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

Will Lamb

  • 8th in overall batting (.344)
  • Tied for 8th in triples (3)
  • Tied for game-high five hits (5/17 vs. Davidson)
  • Tied for game-high two sacrifice flies (3/19 vs. Duke)

Dominic Leone

  • 21st in overall pitching (3.38)
  • 5th in opponents’ batting average (.207)

Jonathan Meyer

  • 20th in overall pitching (3.31 ERA)
  • Tied for 3rd in complete games (1)

Brad Miller

  • 1st in overall batting (.419)
  • 9th in hits (75)
  • Tied for 8th in triples (3)
  • Tied for 4th in stolen bases (21)
  • 1st in on-base percentage (.523)
  • 2nd in slugging percentage (.598)

Phil Pohl

  • 18th in overall batting (.329)
  • Tied for 5th in doubles (19)

Justin Sarratt

  • 6th in overall pitching (2.40 ERA)
  • Tied for 9th in wins (7)

Jeff Schaus

  • 19th in overall batting (.326)
  • Tied for 5th in doubles (17)

Richie Shaffer

  • Tied for 4th in home runs (11)
  • Tied for 9th in walks (40)
  • 1st in runs scored (60)
  • Tied for 9th in RBI (50)
  • Tied for 10th in total bases (116)
  • 6th 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

  • 6th in saves (7) 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings for conference games only:

Team:

#1 in batting at .297

#4 in pitching at 3.93 ERA

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

Tied for 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

  • 8th in overall pitching (2.78 ERA)
  • 5th in opponents’ batting average (.202)

Alex Frederick

  • Tied for 10th in saves (3)

David Haselden

  • 19th in overall pitching (3.94 ERA)

John Hinson

  • Tied for 9th in homers (4)
  • Tied for 7th in stolen bases (9)
  • Tied for 5th in runs (26)

Dominic Leone

  • 17th in overall pitching (3.72 ERA)
  • Tied for 9th in wins (4)

Will Lamb

  • 20th in overall batting average (.318)
  • Tied for ACC game-high 2 sac flies vs. Duke (3/19)

Jonathan Meyer

  • 12th in overall pitching (3.06 ERA)
  • Tied for 9th in wins (4)
  • 8th in opponents’ batting average (.211)

Brad Miller

  • 1st in overall batting average (.426)
  • Tied for 8th in hits (40)
  • Tied for 6th in triples (2)
  • Tied for 7th in stolen bases (9)
  • 2nd in on-base percentage (.495)
  • 5th in slugging percentage (.596)
  • Tied for ACC game-high 3 stolen bases vs. Wake Forest (4/22)

Phil Pohl

  • 13th in overall batting average (.330)
  • Tied for 10th in hits (38)

Steve Wilkerson

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

Jeff Schaus

  • 5th in overall batting average (.362)
  • Tied for 3rd in hits (42)
  • Tied for 6th in triples (2)
  • Tied for 8th in walks (19)
  • Tied for 2nd in doubles (12)
  • Tied for 7th in RBI (24)
  • Tied for 9th in total bases (58)
  • 6th in on-base percentage (.449)

Richie Shaffer

  • Tied for 25th in over batting average (.303)
  • Tied for 8th in walks (19)

Scott Weismann

  • Tied for 5th in saves (5)

 

Weekly Notes:

Clemson went 2-1 this past week. The Tigers outscored their opponents 18-9 and hit .298 with a .510 slugging percentage and a .361 on-base percentage for the week. Clemson totaled 10 doubles, four homers, three stolen bases, one hit-by-pitches, and 11 walks while striking out nine times. The Tiger pitching staff had a 3.00 ERA in 27.0 innings allowing nine runs (all earned), 27 hits (.284 opponents’ batting average), and 10 walks against 14 strikeouts. 

The Tigers sit at #7 in WarrenNolan.com’s RPI with the #8 strength of schedule in the nation. 

Clemson has cumulatively outscored their opponents in all nine innings this season. 

The Tigers are 27-6 in their last 33 games over the last eight weeks. They have won their last seven weekend series, including six ACC series in a row. Clemson has not lost more than one game in a week during that span. 

Schaus Shooting Up the Record Books

As TCI 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:

3rd in games (254)

          3rd in at-bats (959)

          5th in hits (307)

          6th in runs (209)

          Tied for 7th in doubles (60)

          Tied for 8th in RBI (208)

          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 1763
2 Augie Garrido * Texas 40 1725
3 Mike Martin * Florida State 32 1672
4 Cliff Gustafson Texas 29 1427
5 Mark Marquess * Stanford 35 1418
6 Ron Polk Mississippi State 35 1373
7 Rod Dedeaux Southern Cal 44 1342
8 Jim Morris * Miami (FL) 30 1317
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 1196
16 Jack Leggett * Clemson 32 1187
17 Pete Dunn * Stetson 32 1165
18 Bill Wilhelm Clemson 36 1161
  Norm DeBriyn Arkansas 33 1161
20 Jack Coffey Fordham 47 1160
* – active. Records are through Sunday, May 29, 2011.

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches
RK Head Coach Team Years Wins
1 Gene Stephenson Wichita State 34 1763
2 Augie Garrido Texas 40 1725
3 Mike Martin Florida State 32 1672
4 Mark Marquess Stanford 35 1418
5 Jim Morris Miami (FL) 30 1317
6 Jim Gilligan Lamar 34 1196
7 Jack Leggett Clemson 32 1187
8 Pete Dunn Stetson 32 1165
9 Ray Tanner South Carolina 24 1074
10 John Anderson Minnesota 30 1063
Records are through Sunday, May 29, 2011.

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