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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Broadcast Info For Tiger Baseball Vs. Miami

Broadcast Information For Baseball Weekend Series Vs. Miami
By Scott Rhymer
scottrhymer.tps@gmail.com

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Clemson vs. Miami

Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson hosts Miami.

The radio broadcast for the weekend series will be provided by the Clemson Tiger Sports Network, including 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/. Saturday’s game will be televised live by ESPNU, while the games on Friday and Sunday will be available via webcast on ESPN3.

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.

Don Munson will give play by play for all three games with Bob Mahoney offering color analysis.

Broadcast time for Friday's game is 6:00 with first pitch at 6:30.

Saturday’s broadcast time is 3:30 with first pitch at 4:00.

Broadcast time for Sunday’s game is 11:30 with first pitch at 12:00

Clemson and Miami (FL) have met 53 times on the baseball diamond, with the Hurricanes holding a 28-24-1 advantage in the series dating back to the 1977 season. Since the Hurricanes joined the ACC for the 2005 season, the Tigers lead the series 11-7.
The two teams did not meet in 2010 or 2011.

Their last matchups came in a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in 2009. Miami won the first game 12-8, then the Tigers won the final two games by scores of 9-1 and 9-3. The Tigers hold a 9-6 lead over the Hurricanes in games played at Clemson, all of which have been played at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Clemson also holds a 9-6 advantage in ACC regular-season games. Jack Leggett has a 16-16 record against Miami as Clemson’s head coach, including an 8-4 mark at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Leggett was 0-1 against Miami as head coach at Western Carolina, meaning he is 16-17 all-time against the Hurricanes.Virginia’s pitching rotation for the series has yet to be determined.

In game-one, Miami will start graduate lefthander Eric Erickson (4-2, 3.23 ERA) on the mound. The Sarasota, FL native has made six starts for a total of 39.0 innings pitched. He has surrendered 40 hits (.270 opponents’ batting average) and two walks with 33 strikeouts. The Tigers will counter with junior righthander Kevin Brady (1-2, 2.97 ERA) on Friday. The Gaithersburg, MD native has made six starts for a total of 30.1 innings pitched. He has allowed 27 hits (.245 opponents’ batting average) and 10 walks with 33 strikeouts.


In game-two, the Hurricanes will send out junior righthander Eric Whaley (3-1, 2.21 ERA) on the mound. The Pompano Beach, FL native has made six starts for a total of 36.2 innings pitched. He has surrendered 37 hits (.257 opponents’ batting average) and seven walks with 29 strikeouts. Clemson will counter with junior righty Dominic Leone (3-2, 6.08 ERA) on Saturday. The Norwich, CT native has made six starts for a total of 26.2 innings pitched. He has allowed 22 hits (.239 opponents’ batting average) and 17 walks with 19 strikeouts.


In game-three, Miami will start junior lefty Steven Ewing (3-0, 2.23 ERA) on the mound. The Orlando, FL native has made six starts and one relief appearance for a total of 40.1 innings pitched. He has allowed 35 hits (.238 opponents’ batting average) and 11 walks with 37 strikeouts. The Tigers will counter with sophomore righthander Kevin Pohle (3-1, 1.88 ERA) on Sunday. The Saint Louis, MO native has made four starts and two relief appearances for a total of 28.2 innings pitched. He has given up 29 hits (.266 opponents’ batting average) and 12 walks with 20 strikeouts.

Go Tigers!

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

Credit To Clemsontigers.com