Clemson hosts Boston College this weekend

Clemson hosts Boston College this weekend

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Clemson hosts Boston College this weekend

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The 19th-ranked Clemson Tigers will host No. 22 Boston College in a three-game series this weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in Clemson. The series begins tonight with first pitch set for 6:30.

The Tigers won both of their midweek games at The Citadel by a combined score of 17-5. The Tigers are averaging 7.4 runs per game and hitting .289 with a .401 on-base percentage and 17 stolen bases.

The pitching staff has a 2.85 ERA, .210 opponents’ batting average and 2.72 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .966.

 

No. 22 Boston College (12-3, 2-1 ACC) at No. 19 Clemson (13-3, 2-1 ACC)

Doug Kingsmore Stadium  Clemson, SC

Friday, 6:30PM  Saturday, 4:00PM  Sunday, 1:00PM

Rankings:            Boston College – #22 CB                Clemson – #19 CB, #19 D1, #21 USA

The Series

Meetings:                                    30 (first met in 2006)

Series Record:                            Clemson leads 22-8

Record at Clemson:                 Clemson leads 10-5 (10-5 at DKS)

Last Meeting(s):                       Clemson won 2 of 3 games at Boston College last season (15-6, 7-8, 6-3)

  1. Lee: N/A

The Eagles

Head Coach:                               Mike Gambino (6th season at BC)

2015 Record:                              27-27 (10-19; 7th in ACC Atlantic) – no postseason – NR

Preseason:                                 7th in ACC Atlantic Division (7 teams)

Road Record:                             12-3…2-1 on road/10-2 neutral (11-21 in 2015…5-18 on road/6-3 neutral)

Last Week:                                  Won two of three games at #11 NC State last weekend (7-0, 2-3, 1-0)

2016 Batting Stats:                   .289 (6.3 RPG) with 22 2B, 4 3B, 5 HR, 64 BB, 11 HBP, 95 K, 17-25 SB

2016 Pitching Stats:                 2.67 ERA, .202 OBA (98 hits), 50 BB & 131 K in 135.0 innings

2016 Fielding Stats:                 .980 (11 errors in 553 chances)

The Tigers

2015 Record:                              32-29 (16-13; 4th in ACC Atlantic) – Fullerton Regional – NR

Preseason:                                 5th in ACC Atlantic Division (7 teams)

Home Record:                           8-1 (16-14 in 2015)

Last Week:                                  Swept two midweek games at The Citadel (12-1, 5-4) after winning two of three games at Wake Forest last weekend (4-6, 6-5, 13-8)

2016 Batting Stats:                   .289 (7.4 RPG) with 28 2B, 3 3B, 17 HR, 84 BB, 23 HBP, 121 K, 17-22 SB

2016 Pitching Stats:                 2.85 ERA, .210 OBA (109 hits), 54 BB & 147 K in 142.0 innings

2016 Fielding Stats:                 .966 (20 errors in 584 chances)

Projected Starting Lineups

Boston College

C             #7 Nick Sciortino (JR/.359 BA with 1 2B, 7 RBI, & 5 R in 12 games in 2016)

1B           #28 Mitch Bigras (SO/.360 BA with 2 2B, 3 RBI, & 5 R in 10 games in 2016)

2B           #11 Jake Palomaki (SO/.271 BA with 1 2B, 10 RBI, & 13 R in 15 games in 2016)

SS           #8 Johnny Adams (JR/.200 BA with 3 2B, 2 RBI, & 10 R in 15 games in 2016)

3B           #4 Joe Cronin (SR/.389 BA with 5 2B, 2 HR, & 19 RBI in 15 games in 2016)

LF            #23 Gabriel Hernandez (SR/.225 BA with 1 2B, 1 HR, & 4 RBI in 15 games in 2016)

CF           #10 Michael Strem (JR/.298 BA with 3 2B, 9 RBI, & 9 R in 15 games in 2016)

RF           #30 Donovan Casey (SO/.321 BA with 2 2B, 1 3B, & 4 RBI in 14 games in 2016)

DH          #2 Gian Martellini (FR/.216 BA with 2 2B, 1 HR, & 8 RBI in 12 games in 2016)

Clemson

C             #25 Chris Okey (JR/.304 BA with 2 2B, 3 HR, & 21 RBI in 16 games in 2016)

1B           #6 Andrew Cox (*JR/.357 BA with 2 2B, 1 HR, & 8 RBI in 11 games in 2016)

2B           #8 Weston Wilson (JR/.387 BA with 5 2B, 1 HR, & 14 RBI in 16 games in 2016)

SS           #4 Eli White (JR/.233 BA with 4 2B, 5 RBI, & 15 R in 16 games in 2016)

3B           #11 Adam Renwick (SO/.146 BA with 1 2B, 5 RBI, & 9 R in 16 games in 2016)

LF            #26 Reed Rohlman (*SO/.313 BA with 7 2B, 9 RBI, & 12 R in 16 games in 2016)

CF           #5 Chase Pinder (SO/.357 BA with 1 2B, 5 HR, & 14 RBI in 16 games in 2016)

RF           #28 Seth Beer (FR/.426 BA with 3 2B, 7 HR, & 22 RBI in 16 games in 2016)

DH          #12 Robert Jolly (SO/.281 BA with 1 2B, 4 RBI, & 4 R in 15 games in 2016)

Projected Starting Pitchers

Game One

JR RHP #34 Mike King (3-0/4 app/4 GS/1.30 ERA (27.2 IP)/.194 OBA (19 hits)/4 BB/20 K)

SR RHP #32 Clate Schmidt (3-0/4 app/4 GS/3.15 ERA (20.0 IP)/.229 OBA (16 hits)/11 BB/17 K)

Game Two

SR LHP #17 Jesse Adams (2-1/4 app/4 GS/4.91 ERA (18.1 IP)/.221 OBA (15 hits)/8 BB/17 K)

SO LHP #23 Charlie Barnes (1-2/4 app/4 GS/4.76 ERA (22.2 IP)/.231 OBA (21 hits)/6 BB/27 K)

Game Three

FR RHP #44 Jacob Stevens (2-0/4 app/4 GS/0.00 ERA (22.2 IP)/.122 OBA (9 hits)/10 BB/28 K)

Clemson’s Starter is TBA

Worth Noting

  • Clemson is 29-10 all-time on March 18 with a 12-1 mark at home.
  • The Tigers are 29-14 all-time on March 19 with a 9-2 mark at home.
  • Clemson is 33-15 all-time on March 20 with a 14-2 mark at home.
  • The Tigers have won seven straight series between the teams and nine of the 10 series meetings.

Tiger Career Stats vs. Boston College

Player                                   AVG       G-S         AB          R             H             RBI         BB           K             HR          Other

Drew Wharton  1.000     1-0          2              1              2              4              0              0              0              2B

Chris Okey                          .550        6-6          20           6              11           8              1              4              3              SF, SH, 1-2 SB

Glenn Batson                     .429        3-2          7              4              3              0              0              0              0              2 2B, HBP

Reed Rohlman  .417        3-3          12           5              5              5              2              3              0              2B

Andrew Cox                       .364        4-3          11           3              4              1              3              1              0              SH

Eli White                             .364        3-3          11           4              4              1              3              2              0              2 HBP, SF

Mike Triller                        .286        4-1          7              1              2              0              0              5              0              2B, SH

Chase Pinder                     .154        3-3          13           0              2              3              1              3              0              2B, 1-1 SB

Weston Wilson .000        5-4          11           0              0              0              2              6              0

Robert Jolly                        .000        2-0          2              1              0              0              1              0              0

Maleeke Gibson               .000        1-0          1              0              0              0              0              0              0

Adam Renwick  .000        1-0          1              0              0              0              0              1              0

Player                                   ERA        G-S         W-L        IP            H             R             ER           BB           SO          OBA

Patrick Andrews               0.00        1-0          0-0          2.0          1              0              0              0              0              .143

Pat Krall                               0.00        1-0          0-0          1.1          1              0              0              0              1              .200

Clate Schmidt                    3.52        2-1          1-0          7.2          8              3              3              5              2              .276

Paul Campbell *               18.00     1-0          0-0          3.0          7              6              6              2              6              .438

Jackson Campana            27.00     1-0          0-0          0.2          1              2              2              0              0              .333

Garrett Lovorn  27.00     1-0          0-0          0.1          1              1              1              0              0              .500

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