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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Broadcast Info As Tiger Baseball Invades Fluor Field

By Scott Rhymer
scottrhymer.tps@gmail.com

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Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson plays Elon at Fluor Field in Greenville, SC.

The radio broadcast for today will be provided exclusively by the Flagship Station for Clemson Sports, WCCP 104.9 FM. You can listen via the radio or stream the audio from http://www.wccpfm.com/

If you do not have access to a computer or radio, you can download the Tune In App (it is free) for your Droid, Blackberry, or IPhone/IPad and choose WCCP 104.9 FM. This will allow you to stream the audio from the game on your smart phone.

Roy Philpott will give play by play for today's game with Scott Rhymer offering color analysis. You can reach Roy and Scott during the game at their respective Twitter sites:@royphilpott and @Tigerpregame

Broadcast time for Wednesday's game is 4:30 with first pitch at 5:00.

Clemson and Elon have met 19 times (all at Clemson) on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 13-7 lead in the series. The Tigers also lead 13-6 in games played at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Last night, Steve Wilkerson went 4-for-4 at the plate and three Tiger pitchers combined to allow only two runs and one walk with 11 strikeouts in Clemson's 6-2 win over Elon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers, who took a 1-0 lead in the two-game series, improved to 10-8 on the season. The Phoenix dropped to 12-9.

Tonight, the Tigers will be the designated home team and occupy the 1st base dugout.
In game two, Elon will start sophomore Jim Stokes (1-2, 2.70 ERA) on the mound. The 6’7” righthander from Royersford, PA has made four starts and one relief appearance for a total of 16.2 innings pitched. He has allowed 11 hits (.204 opponents’ batting average) and 14 walks with 12 strikeouts.

The Tigers will counter with freshman righthander Daniel Gossett (0-2, 10.12 ERA) on Wednesday. The Spartanburg native has made six appearances (1 start) for a total of 8 innings pitched. He has yielded 12 hits (.353 opponents’ batting average) and five walks with eight strikeouts.

Go Tigers!


Scott Rhymer can be reached at scottrhymer.tps@gmail.com