TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

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TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

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By Trey McCurry.

Each week TheClemsonInsider.com puts a wrap on the previous week for the 2012 Tigers.  Find out who won this week’s TCI awards and much more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overall Record     18-14

ACC Record               8-7 

Last Week            4-1

4/3     Tuesday        Winthrop                         W, 11-0

4/4     Wednesday   Western Carolina              L, 8-13

4/6     Friday           @ Duke                           W, 4-1 (11)

4/7     Saturday       @ Duke                           W, 11-5

4/8     Sunday         @ Duke                           W, 4-2

 

Next Week

4/10   Tuesday        Furman (17-16)                          7:00PM        Greenville (Fluor Field)

4/11   Wednesday   Georgia (19-13)                          7:30PM        Clemson

4/13   Friday           #17 NC State (21-9, 9-6 ACC)     6:00PM        Clemson

4/14   Saturday       #17 NC State (21-9, 9-6 ACC)     12:00PM       Clemson

4/15   Sunday         #17 NC State (21-9, 9-6 ACC)     1:00PM        Clemson

Note: Records as of Monday, April 9. NC State hosts Elon on Wednesday.

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #8 Richie Shaffer

The junior from Charlotte, NC earned his second straight and third overall TCI hitter-of-the-week award after going 12-for-211 (.571) in five games this past week. Shaffer had a double, a homer, seven RBI, four runs, three walks, and was 2-2 on stolen bases.

          Other hitters of note:

Spencer Kieboom    8-for-16 (.500), 1 2B, 3 RBI, 2 runs, 3 BBs

Thomas Brittle        10-for-22 (.455), 1 2B, 2 3Bs, 9 RBI, 6 runs

Jay Baum                6-for-18 (.333), 1 2B, 5 RBI, 6 runs, 5 BBs

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week                 #23 Daniel Gossett

The freshman righthander from Lyman, SC had a great week for the Tigers, making two appearances (one start) while earning both a win and a save. In 9.0 innings pitched, he allowed five hits (.156 opponents’ batting average) and no walks against 15 strikeouts.

          Other pitchers of note:

Scott Firth              5.0 IP, 1-0, 1 app, 3 hits, 5 BBs, 2 Ks

Kevin Brady            6.0 IP, 1 start, 1 run (earned), 4 hits, 1 BB, 3 Ks

Kevin Pohle            7.0 IP, 1-0, 1 start, 2 runs (earned), 4 hits, 1 BB, 4 Ks

Weekly Rankings:

Date           BA     CB     ESPN W-L

Preseason     16      25      23      0-0

2/20             16      25      NP      2-1

2/27             15      20      19      2-1

3/5              20      20      19      1-2

3/12             NR     NR     NR     1-3

3/19             NR     NR     NR     3-1

3/26             NR     NR     NR     2-3

4/2              NR     NR     NR     3-2

4/9              NR     NR     NR     4-1

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#7 in batting at .275

Fourth fewest strikeouts in the ACC (197)

#7 in pitching at 3.43 ERA

#8 in team fielding (.967)

Tied for an ACC game-high in assists (19 on 3/7 vs. Holy Cross)

Individual:

Kevin Brady

  • 13th in ERA (2.72)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (8)

Thomas Brittle

  • Tied for 10th in triples (3)

Dominic Leone

  • Tied for 2nd in wins (5)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (8)

Phil Pohl

  • Tied for 10th in home runs (5)
  • Tied for 5th in RBI (31)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in runs (4 on 3/7 vs. Holy Cross)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in sac flies (2 on 3/7 vs. Holy Cross)

Kevin Pohle

  • 5th in ERA (1.94)

Richie Shaffer

  • 5th in overall batting average (.365)
  • 7th in home runs (7)
  • Tied for 5th in doubles (12)
  • Tied for 5th in RBI (31)
  • Tied for 4th in total bases (77)
  • 3rd in walks (31)
  • 4th in on-base percentage (.493)
  • 3rd in slugging percentage (.670)

Steve Wilkerson

  • 9th in overall batting average (.357)
  • Tied for 4th in hits (46)

 

Weekend Notes:

Clemson went 4-1 in five games this past week, splitting a pair of midweek home games before sweeping Duke on the road. On the week, the Tigers outscored their opponents 38-21 and hit .323 with a .439 slugging percentage and a .399 on-base percentage. Clemson totaled seven doubles, three triples, three homers, 23 walks, three HBPs, and three stolen bases in their five games. The Tiger pitching staff had a 3.26 ERA, allowing 51 hits (.279 opponents’ batting average) and 16 walks against 41 strikeouts in 47.0 innings.

 

Leggett On The All-Time Wins Lists

With a 4-2 win over Elon at Fluor Field in Greenville on March 21, Head Coach Jack Leggett became only the 15th coach in Division I history to win 1,200 games. As TCI has followed the past two seasons, we look at where Coach Leggett stands on both the all-time and active wins list among Division I coaches.

 

All-Time Winningest Division I Head Coaches

RK Head Coach Current/Last Team Years Wins

1

Gene Stephenson * Wichita State

35

1782

2

Augie Garrido * Texas

41

1748

3

Mike Martin * Florida State

33

1700

4

Mark Marquess * Stanford

36

1441

5

Cliff Gustafson Texas

29

1427

6

Ron Polk Mississippi State

35

1373

7

Jim Morris * Miami (FL)

31

1342

Rod Dedeaux Southern Cal

44

1342

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

Jack Leggett * Clemson

33

1207

16

Jim Gilligan * Lamar

35

1196

17

Pete Dunn * Stetson

33

1188

18

Norm DeBriyn Arkansas

33

1161

 

Bill Wilhelm Clemson

36

1161

20

Jack Coffey Fordham

47

1160

* – active. Records are through Sunday, April 7,2012

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches

RK Head Coach Team Years Wins

1

Gene Stephenson Wichita State

35

1782

2

Augie Garrido Texas

41

1748

3

Mike Martin Florida State

33

1700

4

Mark Marquess Stanford

36

1441

5

Jim Morris Miami (FL)

31

1342

6

Jack Leggett Clemson

33

1207

7

Jim Gilligan Lamar

35

1196

8

Pete Dunn Stetson

33

1188

9

Ray Tanner South Carolina

25

1107

10

John Anderson Minnesota

31

1080

11

Keith Guttin Missouri State

30

1016

12

Danny Hall Georgia Tech

25

1006

13

Mike Gillespie UC Irvine

25

949

14

Wayne Graham Rice

21

935

15

Paul Mainieri LSU

24

921

16

Andy Lopez Arizona

24

897

Fred Hill Rutgers

29

897

18

Gary Powers Nevada

30

896

19

Tony Robichaux UL-Lafayette

26

886

20

Bill Brown George Mason

31

866

Records are through the Sunday, April 8, 2012.

 

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