Clemson travels to No. 10 Florida State

Clemson travels to No. 10 Florida State

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Clemson travels to No. 10 Florida State

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Clemson travels to the Sunshine State to play No. 10 Florida State in a three-game series this weekend.

SERIES SETUP
• Who – Clemson (23-21, 15-15 ACC) vs. Florida State (26-18, 17-13 ACC)
• Best Ranking – CU – NR; FSU – No. 10 Perfect Game
• When – Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (2 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)
• Where – Tallahassee, Fla. (Dick Howser Stadium)
• Watch – ACC Network (Friday), ACC Network Extra (Saturday, Sunday)
• Video Announcers (Friday) – Danny Graves, Mark Neely
• Video Announcers (Saturday) – Chip Baker, Shawn Davison, Trevor DeGroot
• Video Announcers (Sunday) – Chip Baker, Shawn Davison
• Listen (Radio) – WCCP (105.5 FM)
• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com
• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record – Florida State leads 79-69-1 (1958-19)
• Record at Florida State – Florida State leads 42-20-1 (1962-19)

STARTING PITCHERS
• Friday – RHP Mack Anglin (CU) vs. LHP Bryce Hubbart (FSU)
• Saturday – LHP Keyshawn Askew (CU) vs. RHP Conor Grady (FSU)
• Sunday – TBA (CU) vs. TBA (FSU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has a 5-12 road record, defeated No. 16 South Carolina 7-2 at home on Tuesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 5.8 runs per game and hitting .259 with a .424 slugging percentage, .366 on-base percentage and 33 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 4.53 ERA, .260 opponents’ batting average and 2.85 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .967.

FLORIDA STATE OVERVIEW
• Florida State, who has a 16-12 home record, is led by second-year Head Coach Mike Martin Jr.
• The Seminoles split a two-game series against Florida Gulf Coast. They are hitting .241 and have a 3.23 ERA and .970 fielding percentage.
• Matheu Nelson is hitting .325 with 20 homers, 12 doubles and 58 RBIs, while Elijah Cabell is hitting .291 with 13 homers and 32 RBIs.

QUICK HITS
• Clemson is 12-3 against ACC Atlantic Division teams in 2021.
• Clemson is 18-1 when outhitting the opponent in the 2021 season.
• Clemson is 12-2 when committing exactly one error in 2021.

TAKING ONE FOR THE TEAM
• Clemson has an on-base percentage 107 points higher than its batting average thanks in large part to its 65 hit-by-pitches in 2021.
• Clemson is averaging 1.48 hit-by-pitches per game in 2021.
• The school record for hit-by-pitches (72) and hit-by-pitches per game (1.13) were both set by the 2016 team.
• At least one Tiger has been hit-by-pitch in each of the last 12 games, including nine of those games with multiple hit-by-pitches.
• Kier Meredith (14) and Bryce Teodosio (12) are the team leaders in hit-by-pitches. Meredith’s total is tied for sixth most in Tiger history.
• Khalil Greene owns the Clemson record for hit-by-pitches in a season with 21 in 2001.

–courtesy of Clemson Athletics Communications

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