Clemson Returns Home To Face Buccaneers

Clemson Returns Home To Face Buccaneers

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Clemson Returns Home To Face Buccaneers

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The Clemson Tigers play their first midweek game of the season today when they host East Tennessee State at 4 p.m.

 

GAME SETUP
• Who – East Tennessee State (5-2) vs. Clemson (3-2)
• Best Ranking – ETS – NR; CU – NR
• When – Tuesday (4 p.m.)
• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch – ACCNX
• Video Announcers – Tim Bourret, Fred Cunningham
• Listen (Radio) – WCCP (105.5 FM)
• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com
• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
• Tickets – Sold out (potentially available on StubHub.com)

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record – Clemson leads 21-7 (1969-20)
• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 19-5 (1969-20)

STARTING PITCHERS
• RHP Tucker Rogers (ETS) vs. RHP Carter Raffield (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has a 3-0 home record, lost both games away from home by one run against No. 16 South Carolina last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 5.4 runs per game and hitting .259 with a .361 on-base percentage, .398 slugging percentage and five steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.06 ERA, .254 opponents’ batting average and 5.08 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .968.

EAST TENNESSEE STATE OVERVIEW
• East Tennessee State, who has yet to play a road game this season, is led by fourth-year Head Coach Joe Pennucci.
• The Buccaneers swept UNC Asheville by a combined score of 21-6. They are hitting .249 and have a 2.43 ERA and .978 fielding percentage.
• Ethan Cady is hitting .346 with a homer and five RBIs, while righthander Seth Chavez has both of the team’s saves.

QUICK HITS
• The Buccaneer’s 5-3 win over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Feb. 25, 2020 snapped the Tigers’ 11-game winning streak in the series.
• Clemson had won 10 one-run games in a row prior to No. 16 South Carolina’s two one-run wins over the Tigers last weekend.
• Clemson is 3-for-4 with the bases loaded this season.

BREWER GETTING ON BASE
• Freshman outfielder Dylan Brewer has a .583 on-base percentage thanks in large part to eight walks in five games in 2021.
• He is hitting .400 with two doubles, a homer, four RBIs, seven runs and two steals.
• In his career, he is hitting .281 with seven doubles, two homers, 10 RBIs, 18 runs, a .460 on-base percentage and five steals in 21 games.

courtesy of Clemson Athletics Communications

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