Clemson faces Louisville in ACC Baseball Championship

Clemson faces Louisville in ACC Baseball Championship

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Clemson faces Louisville in ACC Baseball Championship

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Clemson (33-24) closes play in the 2019 ACC Baseball Championship against Louisville (43-14) with first pitch from Durham Bulls Athletic Park set for 11:00AM.

 

The Series

Meetings: 23 (first met in 1970)
Series Record: Clemson leads 13-10
Record at Neutral: Clemson leads 2-0 (Clemson leads 2-0 at DBAP)
Last Meeting(s): Clemson won 2 of 3 games at Louisville in 2018 (3-1, 4-3, 1-5)
Clemson won 2 of 3 games at DKS in 2019 (5-1, 6-3, 4-7 in 11)
vs. Lee: Lee trails 5-8 (CU: 5-8)

The Tigers

2018 Recap: 47-16 (22-8; 1st Atlantic) – Clemson Regional – #18 Final Ranking
Preseason: 3rd (one first-place vote) in ACC Atlantic Division (7 teams)
Neutral Record: 2-1 (4-2 in 2018)
Last Week: L, 5-7 (12) vs. Boston College (Tue, 5/21)
L, 5-14 vs. Wake Forest (Sat, 5/18)
W, 10-9 vs. Wake Forest (Fri, 5/17)
W, 4-3 vs. Wake Forest (Thu, 5/16)
2019 Stats
Hitting: 6.6 RPG, .265 BA, 109 2B, 6 3B, 77 HR, 268 BB, 518 K, 91-116 SB
Pitching: 4.45 ERA, .248 OBA (485 hits), 216 BB, 53 HBP, & 498 K in 519.1 IP
Fielding: .971 (64 errors in 2178 chances)

The Cardinals

Head Coach: Dan McDonnell (13th season at Louisville)
2018 Recap: 45-19 (18-12; 2nd Atlantic) – Lubbock Regional – #23 Final Ranking
Preseason: 1st (seven first-place votes) in ACC Atlantic Division (7 teams)
Selected as overall ACC Champion
Neutral Record: 1-3 (7-2 in 2018)
Last Week: L, 1-5 vs. Boston College (Wed, 5/22)
W, 11-0 vs. Florida State (Sat, 5/18)
L, 3-14 vs. Florida State (Fri, 5/17)
W, 14-1 vs. Florida State (Thu, 5/16)
2019 Stats
Hitting: 7.8 RPG, .296 BA, 122 2B, 17 3B, 47 HR, 297 BB, 373 K, 97-122 SB
Pitching: 3.65 ERA, .216 OBA (408 hits), 219 BB, 41 HBP, & 596 K in 516.0 IP
Fielding: .977 (47 errors in 2059 chances)

Projected Starting Lineups

Clemson
POS # Player YR 2019 Stats
C 10 Kyle Wilkie JR .289 BA, 12 2B, 4 HR, & 34 RBI in 54 games
1B 4 Grayson Byrd *SR .318 BA, 14 2B, 15 HR, & 56 RBI in 57 games
2B 5 Sam Hall SO .257 BA, 12 2B, 7 HR, & 32 RBI in 57 games
SS 8 Logan Davidson JR .297 BA, 17 2B, 15 HR, & 55 RBI in 57 games
3B 17 Justin Hawkins *SR .241 BA, 3 2B, 3 HR, & 16 RBI in 29 games
LF 35 Chad Fairey FR .180 BA, 3 HR, 10 RBI, & 16 BB in 29 games
CF 13 Bryce Teodosio SO .218 BA, 8 2B, 9 HR, & 32 RBI in 51 games
RF 11 Michael Green *SO .293 BA, 7 2B, 2 HR, & 13 RBI in 24 games
DH 44 Bryar Hawkins FR .284 BA, 7 2B, 7 HR, & 23 RBI in 48 games
Louisville
POS # Player YR 2019 Stats
C 11 Zeke Pinkham SR .319 BA, 8 2B, 1 HR, & 15 RBI in 36 games
1B 43 Logan Wyatt JR .305 BA, 11 2B, 9 HR, & 51 RBI in 57 games
2B 16 Justin Lavey JR .282 BA, 6 2B, 3 HR, & 24 RBI in 57 games
SS 2 Tyler Fitzgerald JR .333 BA, 13 2B, 7 HR, & 60 RBI in 54 games
3B 13 Alex Binelas FR .319 BA, 12 2B, 13 HR, & 52 RBI in 47 games
LF 20 Jake Snider JR .276 BA, 13 2B, 4 3B, & 26 RBI in 57 games
CF 7 Lucas Dunn SO .329 BA, 9 2B, 1 HR, & 20 RBI in 44 games
RF 9 Danny Oriente JR .325 BA, 14 2B, 39 RBI, & 24 R in 51 games
DH 34 Zach Britton SO .280 BA, 7 2B, 4 HR, & 25 RBI in 45 games

Probable Starting Pitchers

LHP 20 Mat Clark *SO 8-2/12 app (9 GS)/3.06 ERA (61.2 IP)/.211 OBA (47 hits)/18 BB/56 K
LHP 42 Reid Detmers SO 11-2/14 app (14 GS)/2.42 ERA (89.1 IP)/.170 OBA (54 hits)/20 BB/138 K

Tiger Career Stats vs. Louisville

Player AVG G-S AB R H RBI BB-K Other
Henderson .500 2-1 2 1 1 1 1-1 0-1 SB
Parker .364 3-3 11 2 4 1 0-2 SH
Teodosio .333 6-6 21 3 7 0 1-11 2B, 0-2 SB
Greene .318 8-8 22 3 7 1 4-2 2 2B, 2 SH, 2-3 SB
Hall .300 3-3 10 2 3 3 2-5 2 2B, HBP, SF
Davidson .226 9-9 31 8 7 6 10-9 3 HR, 2B, 1-2 SB
B. Hawkins .200 3-3 10 2 2 1 2-4 HR
Majkowski .182 3-3 11 1 2 0 0-7 HBP
Wilkie .161 9-9 31 2 5 4 2-8 HR, 2B, HBP, SH
Byrd .125 8-7 24 1 3 3 0-8 HR
Sharpe .000 2-2 9 0 0 0 0-3
J. Hawkins .000 1-1 2 0 0 0 0-2
Pitcher ERA G-S W-L IP H R ER BB-K OBA
Jones 0.00 2-0 0-0
Save
5.0 0 0 0 2-5 .000
Clark 1.23 3-1 1-0 7.1 5 1 1 2-2 .200
Hennessy 1.23 1-1 1-0 7.1 5 1 1 2-6 .200
Sharpe 1.35 1-1 1-0 6.2 4 1 1 1-7 .167
Weatherly 2.45 1-0 0-0 3.2 3 1 1 1-4 .250
Crawford 5.06 2-0 0-0 5.1 7 3 3 4-2 .318
Spiers 5.79 4-0 0-1
Save
4.2 6 3 3 4-2 .333
Marr 9.00 1-0 1-0 1.0 0 1 1 3-0 .000
Askew 10.13 1-1 0-0 2.2 5 3 3 2-4 .417
Griffith 13.50 2-0 0-0 1.1 5 2 2 1-1 .625
Gobin N/A 1-0 0-0 0,0 1 0 0 0-0 1.000

 

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