TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

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TCI Baseball Weekly Wrap

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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     24-17

ACC Record              12-9 

Last Week            4-0

4/17   Tuesday        Charleston Southern                   W, 3-2

4/20   Friday           @ Maryland                      W, 5-4

4/21   Saturday       @ Maryland                      W, 5-3

4/21   Saturday       @ Maryland                      W, 7-2

Next Week

4/24   Tuesday        Coastal Carolina (26-13)                       6:30PM        Clemson

4/27   Friday           @ Georgia Tech (23-17, 9-12 ACC)        7:00PM        Atlanta, GA

4/28   Saturday       @ Georgia Tech (23-17, 9-12 ACC)        4:00PM        Atlanta, GA

4/29   Sunday         @ Georgia Tech (23-17, 9-12 ACC)        1:00PM        Atlanta, GA

Note: Records as of Monday, April 23. Georgia Tech faces Georgia at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday.

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #2 Jason Stolz

The senior from Marietta, GA earned his second TCI Hitter-of-the-Week award after going 7-for-14 (.500) in four games this past week. Stolz had two doubles, a homer, three RBI, four runs, a sac fly, and a sac bunt last week. In game-two of a doubleheader at Maryland Saturday, he hit a game-tying home run in the fifth inning before plating the go-ahead (and eventual winning run) with a sac fly in the seventh inning.

          Other hitters of note:

Phil Pohl                7-for-16 (.438), 2 2Bs, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 3 runs, 1 HBP

Jon McGibbon         5-for-12 (.417), 2 2Bs, 1 RBI

Thomas Brittle        6-for-18 (.333), 1 2B, 1 3B, 3 RBI, 3 run, 2 BBs, 1 SB

 

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week                 #28 Jonathan Meyer

The junior from San Diego, CA had two solid appearances out of the bullpen for the Tigers to earn his second TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week honor. In 9.0 innings pitched, he allowed five hits (.173 opponents’ batting average), no runs, two walks against four strikeouts. Meyer earned the win against Maryland in game-two of a doubleheader on Saturday after pitching 7.0 innings in relief, allowing no runs on four hits while striking out two Terps.

          Other pitchers of note:

Kevin Brady            7.0 IP, 1 start, 0 runs, 5 hits, 2 BBs, 8 Ks

Mike Kent               4.2 IP, 2 app, 0 runs, 5 hits, 0 BBs, 3 Ks

Daniel Gossett        5.0 IP, 1 start, 2 runs (earned), 4 hits, 2 BBs, 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

4/16             NR     NR     NR     2-3

4/23             NR     NR     NR     4-0

 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#8 in batting at .275

#7 in pitching at 3.50 ERA

#4 in team fielding (.971)

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

Individual:

Kevin Brady

  • 9th in ERA (2.58)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (10)

Thomas Brittle

  • 13th in overall batting average (.343)
  • Tied for 2nd in triples (5)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in at-bats (7 on 4/13 vs. NC State)

Dominic Leone

  • Tied for 4th in wins (6)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (10)

Phil Pohl

  • Tied for 10th in home runs (6)
  • 5th in RBI (40)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in sac flies (2 on 3/7 vs. Holy Cross)

Kevin Pohle

  • 14th in ERA (3.00)

Richie Shaffer

  • 3rd in overall batting average (.378)
  • 8th in hits (56)
  • Tied for 10th in doubles (14)
  • Tied for 7th in home runs (8)
  • Tied for 7th in RBI (38)
  • Tied for 3rd in total bases (98)
  • 2nd in walks (41)
  • 2nd in on-base percentage (.508)
  • 3rd in slugging percentage (.662)

Steve Wilkerson

  • 23rd in overall batting average (.318)
  • Tied for 10th in hits (54)
  • Tied for 8th in runs (36)

 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings for ACC games only:

Team:

#7 in batting at .260

#3 in pitching at 3.26 ERA

#2 in fielding (.975)

Individual:

Patrick Andrews

  • Tied for 7th in saves (2)

Kevin Brady

  • 14th in ERA (3.22)
  • Tied for 9th in strikeouts (36)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (7)

Thomas Brittle

  • 8th in overall batting average (.354)
  • Tied for 6th in hits (28)
  • Tied for 1st in triples (3)
  • ACC game-high in at-bats (7 on 4/13 vs. NC State)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in RBI (5 on 4/7 vs. Duke)

Scott Firth

  • 6th in ERA (1.96)
  • Tied for 8th in wins (3)
  • 7th in opponents’ batting average (.205)

Dominic Leone

  • Tied for 2nd in wins (4)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (7)

Kevin Pohle

  • 22nd in ERA (4.00)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (7)

Richie Shaffer

  • 14th in over batting average (.324)
  • Tied for 7th in triples (2)
  • 2nd in walks (21)
  • 3rd in on-base percentage (.464)

Jason Stolz

  • Tied for 8th in doubles (7)

 

Weekend Notes:

Clemson went 4-0 in four games this past week, its first undefeated week of the season. The Tigers had a walk-off win over Charleston Southern at home Tuesday before starting, finishing, and winning three games in less than 23 hours at Maryland on Friday and Saturday. On the week, Clemson outscored their opposition 20-11 and hit .312 with a .486 slugging percentage and a .355 on-base percentage. The Tigers totaled 11 doubles, two triples, three homers, 10 walks, one hit-by-pitch, and one stolen base in their four games. Clemson’s pitching staff had a 2.75 ERA, allowing 36 hits (.269 opponents’ batting average), 12 walks, and 25 strikeouts in 36.0 innings. The Tigers also had a .993 fielding percentage on the week, committing just one error in 147 chances.

 

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

1787

2

Augie Garrido * Texas

41

1754

3

Mike Martin * Florida State

33

1706

4

Mark Marquess * Stanford

36

1447

5

Cliff Gustafson Texas

29

1427

6

Ron Polk Mississippi State

35

1373

7

Jim Morris * Miami (FL)

31

1344

8

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

1213

16

Jim Gilligan * Lamar

35

1199

17

Pete Dunn * Stetson

33

1193

18

Norm DeBriyn Arkansas

33

1161

 

Bill Wilhelm Clemson

36

1161

20

Jack Coffey Fordham

47

1160

* – active. Records are through Sunday, April 22,2012

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches

RK Head Coach Team Years Wins

1

Gene Stephenson Wichita State

35

1787

2

Augie Garrido Texas

41

1754

3

Mike Martin Florida State

33

1706

4

Mark Marquess Stanford

36

1447

5

Jim Morris Miami (FL)

31

1344

6

Jack Leggett Clemson

33

1213

7

Jim Gilligan Lamar

35

1199

8

Pete Dunn Stetson

33

1193

9

Ray Tanner South Carolina

25

1114

10

John Anderson Minnesota

31

1086

11

Keith Guttin Missouri State

30

1021

12

Danny Hall Georgia Tech

25

1011

13

Mike Gillespie UC Irvine

25

952

14

Wayne Graham Rice

21

942

15

Paul Mainieri LSU

24

928

16

Fred Hill Rutgers

29

904

17

Gary Powers Nevada

30

901

18

Andy Lopez Arizona

24

900

19

Tony Robichaux UL-Lafayette

26

889

20

Bill Brown George Mason

31

871

Records are through the Sunday, April 22, 2012.

 

 

 

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