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Broadcast Information For Tiger Baseball vs. Presbyterian

By Scott Rhymer
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Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson hosts Presbyterian at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

The radio broadcast for tonight 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 Wednesday'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 6:00 with first pitch at 6:30.

Clemson and Presbyterian College have met 80 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 60-20 lead in the series dating to 1906. In 2011, the Blue Hose topped the Tigers 4-3 at Greenville, SC, then Clemson responded with a 7-2 victory at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.


In 2010, the Tigers beat Presbyterian College 8-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. In 2009, the Tigers won 8-0, and in 2008 at Fluor Field in Greenville, SC, the Tigers topped the Blue Hose 12-7.
Prior to that contest, the two teams had not met since the 1950 season, when Clemson won both meetings by scores of 15-2 at Presbyterian College and 11-10 (10 innings) in Tigertown.

The Tigers own a 35-7 advantage over the Blue Hose in games played at Clemson, while Clemson leads 3-0 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Jack Leggett has a 4-1 record against Presbyterian College as Clemson’s head coach, including a 3-0 record at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.


Presbyterian College, led by eighth-year Head Coach Elton Pollock, enters Wednesday’s game at Clemson with a 9-17 overall record and an 0-6 Big South Conference mark after being swept at Virginia Military over the weekend.


Presbyterian College, who has lost seven games in a row after it had won eight of its previous nine games, is 4-12 on opponents’ home fields in 2012. Presbyterian College is averaging 4.4 runs per game and hitting .265 with a .362 slugging percentage and .335 on-base percentage thanks to 81 walks and 20 hit-by-pitches against 189 strikeouts. The team has also totaled 38 doubles, one triple, 16 home runs, and 26 stolen bases in 35 attempts.


Billy Motroni leads the team with a .329 batting average, while Jay Lizanich is hitting .326 with three stolen bases. Kenny Bryant is batting .319 with a team-high four homers and 13 RBIs. Andrew Williams has added three long balls and 13 RBIs, while Nathan Chong has a team-high six stolen bases.

The pitching staff has a 6.04 ERA and .305 opponents’ batting average along with 157 strikeouts against 95 walks in 226.2 innings pitched.


Senior righty Gabe Grammer has all six of the team’s saves along with a 5.19 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 8.2 innings pitched over nine relief appearances. Presbyterian College, who has allowed 32 steals in 39 attempts, is fielding at a .966 clip as well.


Go Tigers!

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

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