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Monday, April 16, 2012

Broadcast Info and Preview As Tigers Host Charleston Southern

By Scott Rhymer

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Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson hosts Charleston Southern in Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

The radio broadcast for both games will be provided by the Flagship Station for Clemson Sports, WCCP 104.9 FM. You can listen via the radio or stream the audio from

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 with Scott Rhymer offering color analysis.

Brodcast time for Tuesday's game vs. Charleston Southern is 6:00 with first pitch at 6:30.

Clemson and Charleston Southern have met 15 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 15-0 lead in the series dating to 1976. In the last meeting in 2011, the Tigers topped the Buccaneers 19-1 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium thanks in part to four runs by Richie Shaffer.

Prior to the 2011 game, the two teams had not met since 2004, when Clemson edged the Buccaneers 3-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Each of the last nine meetings have taken place at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

The Tigers lead 12-0 in games played at Clemson, all of which have been played at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Jack Leggett has an 9-0 record against Charleston Southern as Clemson’s head coach, all of which have been played at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Charleston Southern will start junior righthander Kevin Buran (0-4, 5.77 ERA) on the mound. The Richmond, VA native has made six starts and four relief appearances for a total of 34.1 innings pitched. He has yielded 53 hits (.371 opponents’
batting average), no home runs, and 11 walks with 20 strikeouts.

Clemson will counter with freshman righty Daniel Gossett (3-2, 5.67 ERA) on Tuesday. The Lyman, SC native has made six relief appearances and five starts for a total of 33.1 innings pitched. He has surrendered 31 hits (.244 opponents’
batting average) and 15 walks with 41 strikeouts.
Go Tigers!

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