Clemson baseball weekly wrap

Clemson baseball weekly wrap


Clemson baseball weekly wrap


The Clemson Tigers had a perfect week last week as they went 4-0 including a sweep of No. 10 Dallas Baptist.

The Clemson Insider takes a look back at last week and hands out our weekly awards.

Clemson moved up to as high as No. 10 in the latest baseball rankings.

Weekend Notes:

Clemson, ranked as high as seventh in the country, beat Furman at home Tuesday before sweeping a three-game series over 10th-ranked Dallas Baptist at Doug Kingsmore Stadium over the weekend. The Tigers outscored their opponents 36-8 while outhitting the opposition .323 (42 hits) to .176 (22 hits). On the weekend, Clemson had seven doubles, eight homers, 24 walks, and four HBPs against 28 strikeouts while going 0-1 on stolen bases. The Tiger pitching staff had a 1.50 ERA, allowing eight runs (six earned) in 36.0 innings with 15 walks against 40 strikeouts. Clemson fielded at a .986 clip, committing two errors in 139 chances.

Overall Record            7-0

ACC Record                0-0

Last Week          4-0

2/20   Tuesday        Furman                   W, 12-4

2/23   Friday           #10 Dallas Baptist   W, 12-1

2/24   Saturday       #10 Dallas Baptist   W, 9-1

2/24   Saturday       #10 Dallas Baptist   W, 3-2


Next Week

2/27   Tuesday        Winthrop (3-5)                  4:00PM         Clemson

3/2     Friday           #23 South Carolina (6-2)   7:00PM         Columbia, SC

3/3     Saturday       #23 South Carolina (6-2)   3:00PM         Greenville, SC (Fluor Field)

3/4     Sunday         #23 South Carolina (6-2)   2:00PM         Clemson

Note: Records as of Monday, February 26. South Carolina hosts Furman on Tuesday. 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week                #12 Robert Jolly

The senior outfielder from Myrtle Beach, SC went 7-for-12 (.583) in four games last week to earn his first hitter-of-the-week award of 2018. Jolly had three doubles, five RBI, six runs, and five walks for a .833 slugging percentage and a .706 on-base percentage.         

         Other hitters of note:

Drew Wharton         6-for-11 (.545), 3 HR, 8 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB, 1 SF,

Patrick Cromwell    5-for-12 (.417), 7 R, 6 BB, 1 SH

Chris Williams         6-for-15 (.400), 3 2B, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 7 R, 1 BB, 2 SF 1 HBP

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week              #24 Jake Higginbotham

The redshirt sophomore from Hoschton, GA earned his second straight pitcher-of-the-week honor for his performance on Saturday evening. Higginbotham allowed a single unearned run on five hits with no walks and seven strikeouts in 7.0 innings to earn his second win.

         Other pitchers of note:

Jacob Hennessy      6.1 IP, 1-0, 1 app, 1 GS, 3 hits, 0 runs, 2 BB, 8 K, .136 OBA

Brooks Crawford     5.0 IP, 1-0, 1 app, 1 GS, 3 hits, 0 runs, 0 BB, 5 K, .167 OBA

Ryan Miller             3.0 IP, 1-0, 1 app, 0 hits, 1 BB, 2 K, .000 OBA




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