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     26-19

ACC Record            14-10 

Last Week            2-2

4/24   Tuesday        Coastal Carolina               L, 7-10

4/27   Friday           @ Georgia Tech                L, 5-6 (13 innings)

4/28   Saturday       @ Maryland                      W, 13-7

4/29   Sunday         @ Maryland                      W, 11-8

Next Week

5/5     Saturday       College of Charleston (31-13)      6:30PM        Clemson, SC

5/6     Sunday         College of Charleston (31-13)      6:30PM        Clemson, SC

5/7     Monday        College of Charleston (31-13)      4:00PM        Clemson, SC

5/8     Tuesday        Tennessee Tech (17-26)              6:30PM        Clemson, SC

Note: Records as of Monday, April 30. Tennessee Tech hosts Morehead State in a three-game series May 4-6.

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                    #22 Spencer Kieboom

The junior from Marietta, GA earned his first TCI Hitter-of-the-Week award and was also named ACC Player-of-the-Week after going 11-for-20 (.550) in four games. Kieboom had a double, homer (grand slam), eight RBI, and five runs.

          Other hitters of note:

Brad Felder             6-for-11 (.545), 1 2B, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 6 runs, 2 BBs, 1 SB

Steve Wilkerson      7-for-19 (.368), 1 2B, 4 RBI, 2 runs, 2 BBs, 2 SH

Phil Pohl                7-for-20 (.350), 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 5 runs, 2 BBs, 1 HBP

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week                 #15 Mike

The redshirt sophomore from Springfield, VA had a solid outing out of the bullpen for the Tigers in Atlanta to earn his first TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week honor. In 5.0 innings against Georgia Tech on Saturday, Kent allowed only one run (earned) on four hits with a strikeout to earn his first win of the year.

          Other pitchers of note:

Jonathan Meyer      4.0 IP, 1 app, 1 run (earned), 3 hits, 2 BBs, 3 Ks

Kevin Brady            5.2 IP, 1 start, 2 runs (earned), 4 hits, 1 BB, 3 Ks

Matt Campbell        4.1 IP, 2 app, 2 runs (earned), 3 hits, 4 BBs, 7 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

4/30             NR     NR     NR     2-2

 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#6 in batting at .280

#7 in pitching at 3.82 ERA

#3 in team fielding (.972)

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

Individual:

Kevin Brady

  • 9th in ERA (2.64)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (11)

Thomas Brittle

  • 16th in overall batting average (.327)
  • Tied for 2nd in triples (6)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in at-bats (7 on 4/13 vs. NC State)

Spencer Kieboom

  • Tied for ACC game-high in hits (5 on 4/29 @ Georgia Tech)

Dominic Leone

  • Tied for 5th in wins (6)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (11)

Jonathan Meyer

  • Tied for 22nd in ERA (3.52)

Phil Pohl

  • Tied for 9th in home runs (7)
  • Tied for 3rd in RBI (44)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in sac flies (2 on 3/7 vs. Holy Cross)

Kevin Pohle

  • 18th in ERA (3.31)

Richie Shaffer

  • 11th in overall batting average (.347)
  • Tied for 10th in hits (58)
  • Tied for 7th in home runs (8)
  • Tied for 8th in RBI (38)
  • 4th in total bases (100)
  • 2nd in walks (45)
  • 2nd in on-base percentage (.481)
  • 3rd in slugging percentage (.599)

Jason Stolz

  • Tied for ACC game-high in sac hits (2 on 4/27 @ Georgia Tech)

Steve Wilkerson

  • 21st in overall batting average (.323)
  • 8th in hits (61)
  • Tied for 10th in runs (38)

 

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings for ACC games only:

Team:

#4 in batting at .271

#4 in pitching at 3.63 ERA

#2 in fielding (.976)

Individual:

Patrick Andrews

  • Tied for 8th in saves (2)

Kevin Brady

  • 15th in ERA (3.21)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (8)
  • 10th in opponents’ batting average (.233)

Thomas Brittle

  • Tied for 11th in overall batting average (.333)
  • Tied for 5th in hits (32)
  • 1st in triples (4)
  • Tied for 9th in RBI (17)
  • Tied for 6th in total bases (47)
  • 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)

Brad Felder

  • 5th in homers (4)

Spencer Kieboom

  • 10th in batting average (.337)
  • Tied for 10th in hits (29)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in hits (5 on 4/29 @ Georgia Tech)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in RBI (5 on 4/28 @ Georgia Tech)

Scott Firth

  • Tied for 9th in wins (3)

Dominic Leone

  • Tied for 3rd in wins (4)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (8)

Phil Pohl

  • Tied for 9th in RBI (17)

Kevin Pohle

  • Tied for 1st in starts (8)

Richie Shaffer

  • Tied for 8th in triples (2)
  • Tied for 2nd in walks (23)
  • 8th in on-base percentage (.426)

Jason Stolz

  • 23rd in batting average (.298)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in sac hits (2 on 4/27 @ Georgia Tech)

Steve Wilkerson

  • 9th in hits (30)

 

Weekend Notes:

Clemson went 2-2 in four games this past week, including its first series win in Atlanta since 1996 after dropping a 10-7 home decision to Coastal Carolina on Tuesday. On the week, Clemson outscored their opposition 36-31 and hit .317 with a .449 slugging percentage and a .385 on-base percentage. The Tigers totaled five doubles, a triple, five homers, 18 walks, one hit-by-pitch, and one stolen base in their four games. Clemson’s pitching staff had a 6.92 ERA, allowing 45 hits (.294 opponents’ batting average) and 20 walks against 29 strikeouts in 39.0 innings. The Tigers also had a .982 fielding percentage on the week, committing three errors in 161 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

1790

2

Augie Garrido * Texas

41

1756

3

Mike Martin * Florida State

33

1709

4

Mark Marquess * Stanford

36

1450

5

Cliff Gustafson Texas

29

1427

6

Ron Polk Mississippi State

35

1373

7

Jim Morris * Miami (FL)

31

1345

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

Jack Leggett * Clemson

33

1215

15

Richard Jones Illinois

36

1214

16

Jim Gilligan * Lamar

35

1202

17

Pete Dunn * Stetson

33

1196

18

Norm DeBriyn Arkansas

33

1161

 

Bill Wilhelm Clemson

36

1161

20

Jack Coffey Fordham

47

1160

* – active. Records are through Sunday, April 29,2012

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches

RK Head Coach Team Years Wins

1

Gene Stephenson Wichita State

35

1790

2

Augie Garrido Texas

41

1756

3

Mike Martin Florida State

33

1709

4

Mark Marquess Stanford

36

1450

5

Jim Morris Miami (FL)

31

1345

6

Jack Leggett Clemson

33

1215

7

Jim Gilligan Lamar

35

1202

8

Pete Dunn Stetson

33

1196

9

Ray Tanner South Carolina

25

1117

10

John Anderson Minnesota

31

1089

11

Keith Guttin Missouri State

30

1023

12

Danny Hall Georgia Tech

25

1013

13

Mike Gillespie UC Irvine

25

955

14

Wayne Graham Rice

21

942

15

Paul Mainieri LSU

24

931

16

Fred Hill Rutgers

29

908

17

Gary Powers Nevada

30

904

18

Andy Lopez Arizona

24

903

19

Tony Robichaux UL-Lafayette

26

891

20

Bill Brown George Mason

31

874

Records are through the Sunday, April 29, 2012.

 

 

 

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