Weekly Baseball Wrap

Weekly Baseball Wrap

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Weekly Baseball Wrap

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By Trey McCurry.

Trey McCurry

Each week TheClemsonInsider.com will recap how the Tigers did on the diamond and hand out some awards for the best performances.  Who took home the TCI awards this week?

 

 

Overall Record       26-11

ACC Record           12-6

 

Last Week             5-0

4/9     Tuesday       @ Western Carolina                   W, 12-9

4/10   Wednesday   Presbyterian College        W, 5-4

4/12   Friday          Wake Forest                    W, 8-2

4/13   Saturday      Wake Forest                    W, 1-0

4/14   Sunday         Wake Forest                    W, 6-4 (11)

Next Week

4/17   Wednesday   Furman (19-16)                          6:30PM         Clemson

4/19   Friday          @ Miami (FL) (24-15, 8-10 ACC)   7:00PM         Coral Gables, FL

4/20   Saturday      @ Miami (FL) (24-15, 8-10 ACC)   7:00PM         Coral Gables, FL

4/21   Sunday         @ Miami (FL) (24-15, 8-10 ACC)   1:00PM         Coral Gables, FL

Note: Records as of Sunday, April 14. Miami (FL) hosts Bethune-Cookman on Wednesday. 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week              #3 Tyler Krieger

The freshman shortstop from Johns Creek, GA had a huge week for the Tigers, including a walk-off hit against Presbyterian College on Wednesday, to earn his first TCI Hitter-of-the-Week honor. In five games, Krieger was 9-for-17 (.529) with a triple, four RBI, three runs, four walks, a sac fly, sac bunt, and was 2-for-3 on stolen bases. 

     Other hitters of note:

     Steven Duggar        8-for-19 (.421), 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 6 R, 4 BB, 5-5 SB

Shane Kennedy       7-for-18 (.389), 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 RBI, 4 R, 6 BB, 4-5 SB

Steve Wilkerson     6-for-18 (.333), 1 2B, 1 3B, 4 RBI, 3 R, 6 BB 

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week            #20 Scott Firth

The senior righthander from Buffalo Grove, IL had a solid week on the mound for the Tigers in earning a win against Wake Forest and recording two saves. Firth tossed 6.0 innings over three appearances and did not allow a run on only two hits (.100 opponents’ batting average) with one walk and seven strikeouts.

     Other pitchers of note:

Matthew Crownover    5.1 IP, 1 start, 1-0, 0 runs, 5 hits, 3 BB, 4 Ks

Daniel Gossett       6.0 IP, 1 start, 1-0, 2 runs (1 earned), 8 hits, 2 BB, 9 Ks

Patrick Andrews     5.1 IP, 4 app, 1-0, 1 run (earned), 2 hits, 0 BB, 4 Ks

Weekly Notes:

Clemson went 5-0 this past week, picking up ninth inning midweek wins at Western Carolina and against Presbyterian College before sweeping Wake Forest at home last weekend. The Tigers outscored their opponents 32-19 while outhitting the opposition .320 (56 hits) to .251 (43 hits). Clemson totaled three doubles, five triples, three homers, 35 walks, a HBP, and 22 strikeouts while going 15-19 on stolen bases. The Tiger pitching staff had a 2.11 ERA in the five games, allowing 19 runs (11 earned) in 47.0 innings pitched with 17 walks against 37 strikeouts. Clemson fielded at a .966 clip, committing seven errors in 201 chances. 

Weekly Rankings:

Date            BA      CB      ESPN  W-L

Preseason    NR      NR      NR      0-0

2/18             NR      NR      NP      2-1

2/25             NR      NR      NR      3-0

3/4              NR      NR      NR      1-3

3/11             NR      NR      NR      3-1

3/18             NR      NR      NR      2-2

3/25             NR      NR      NR      4-1

4/1              NR      NR      NR      1-2

4/8              22      17      NR      5-1

4/15             20      12      24      5-0

 

Clemson in the Overall ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#9 in overall batting average (.278)

#4 in overall ERA (3.15)

#5 in team fielding (.972)

Individual:

Garrett Boulware

  • Tied for 5th in homers (7)

Thomas Brittle

  • Tied for 4th in stolen bases (15)

Matt Campbell

  • 5th in saves (6)

Matthew Crownover

  • 10th in ERA (2.54)
  • Tied for 7th in wins (5)

Scott Firth

  • 12th in ERA (2.79)

Daniel Gossett

  • 15th in ERA (2.88)
  • Tied for 7th in wins (5)
  • Tied for 6th in strikeouts (51)
  • Tied for 3rd in shutouts (1)
  • 10th in opponents’ batting average (.227)
  • 6th in innings pitched (56.1)
  • Tied for 1st in games started (9)
  • Tied for 5th in complete games (1)

Shane Kennedy

  • 22nd in batting average (.328)
  • Tied for 5th in triples (3)

Tyler Slaton

  • 17th in batting average (.344)

Clemson in the ACC stat rankings for conference games:

Team:

#6 in overall batting average (.281)

#5 in overall ERA (4.04)

#5 in team fielding (.972)

Individual:

Garrett Boulware

  • Tied for 4th in home runs (4)
  • Tied for 10th in triples (1)
  • Tied for 7th in RBI (17)
  • Tied for 10th in total bases (39)

Thomas Brittle

  • Tied for 2nd in stolen bases (8)
  • Tied for 7th in runs (16)

Matt Campbell

  • Tied for 8th in saves (2)

Joe Costigan

  • Tied for 10th in triples (1)

Steven Duggar

  • Tied for 10th in triples (1)
  • Tied for 10 in stolen bases (5)

Zack Erwin

  • 5th in ERA (1.89)
  • 2nd in opponents’ batting average (.194)

Daniel Gossett

  • 19th in ERA (3.76)
  • Tied for 4th in wins (4)
  • Tied for 4th in strikeouts (35)
  • Tied for 2nd in shutouts (1)
  • 5th in innings pitched (38.1)
  • Tied for 1st in starts (6)
  • Tied for 3rd in complete games (1)

Shane Kennedy

  • 8th in batting average (.387)
  • Tied for 4th in triples (2)
  • Tied for 9th walks (12)
  • 9th in on-base percentage (.474)

Clate Schmidt

  • Tied for 1st in starts (6)

Tyler Slaton

  • 3rd in batting average (.442)
  • Tied for 10th in triples (1)
  • 3rd in on-base percentage (.508)

Steve Wilkerson

  • Tied for 10th in triples (1)
  • Tied for 7th in doubles (6)

 

Leggett Moving Up The All-Time Wins Lists 

As TCI has followed over the past two seasons, Clemson Head Coach Jack Leggett has been moving up the All-Times Wins List by a Division I Head Coach. With a 10-5 win over Morehead State on March 19, 2013, Leggett moved into 12th place on the all-time wins list and recently recorded his 850th win at Clemson with a 5-3 win over Wright State on February 23, 2013. This season Leggett again should move up several spots on the list and TCI will continue to track his climb throughout the 2013 season.

 

All-Time Winningest Division I Head Coaches

RK

Head Coach Current/Last Team

Years

Wins

1

Gene Stephenson * Wichita State

36

1819

2

Augie Garrido * Texas

42

1780

3

Mike Martin * Florida State

34

1753

4

Mark Marquess * Stanford

37

1482

5

Cliff Gustafson Texas

29

1427

6

Jim Morris * Miami (FL)

32

1378

7

Ron Polk Mississippi State

35

1373

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

Jack Leggett * Clemson

34

1250

13

Larry Cochell Oklahoma

35

1235

14

Jim Gilligan * Lamar

35

1232

15

Jim Dietz San Diego State

31

1230

16

Pete Dunn * Stetson

34

1219

17

Richard Jones Illinois

36

1214

18

Norm DeBriyn Arkansas

33

1161

 

Bill Wilhelm Clemson

36

1161

20

Chuck Brayton Washington State

33

1158

* – active. Records are through Sunday, April 14, 2013.

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches

RK Head Coach Team

Years

Wins

1

Gene Stephenson Wichita State

36

1819

2

Augie Garrido Texas

42

1780

3

Mike Martin Florida State

34

1753

4

Mark Marquess Stanford

37

1479

5

Jim Morris Miami (FL)

32

1378

6

Jack Leggett Clemson

34

1250

7

Jim Gilligan Lamar

35

1232

8

Pete Dunn Stetson

34

1219

9

John Anderson Minnesota

32

1114

10

Keith Guttin Missouri State

31

1053

11

Danny Hall Georgia Tech

26

1051

12

Mike Gillespie UC Irvine

26

986

13

Wayne Graham Rice

22

978

14

Paul Mainieri LSU

25

977

15

Andy Lopez Arizona

25

945

16

Gary Powers Nevada

31

931

17

Fred Hill Rutgers

30

929

18

Tony Robichaux UL-Lafayette

27

918

19

Bill Brown George Mason

32

890

20

Elliott Avent NC State

25

851

Records are through Sunday, April 7, 2013.

 

 

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