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Friday, April 20, 2012

Broadcast Info And Preview As Tigers Travel To Maryland

Broadcast Information For Baseball Weekend Series At Maryland
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Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson travels to College Park, Maryland for a key ACC Weekend Series.

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/.

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 all three games with Bob Mahoney offering color analysis.

Broadcast time for Friday's game is 5:30 with first pitch at 6:00.

Saturday’s broadcast time is 2:30 with first pitch at 3:00.

Broadcast time for Sunday’s game is 12:30 with first pitch at 1:00

Clemson and Maryland have met 156 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 116-40 lead in the series dating back to the 1923 season. The two teams have faced each other at least one time every year since the 1954 season.
The two teams last met at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in 2011, when the Tigers won the first two games by scores of 12-3 and 7-0 before Maryland edged Clemson 7-6 in the series-finale.
In the three-game series at Bob Smith Stadium in 2010, Clemson swept the Terrapins by a combined score of 37-19.

The Tigers hold a 40-28 lead in games played at Maryland and a 103-36 advantage in ACC regular-season games. Jack Leggett has a 47-9 record against Maryland as Clemson’s head coach, including a 19-7 mark at Bob Smith Stadium.


Game-one will feature a battle of Gaithersburg, MD natives on the mound. Maryland will start junior lefthander Jimmy Reed (1-1, 0.76 ERA). He has made 13 relief appearances and two starts for a total of 35.2 innings pitched. He has allowed 21 hits (.174 opponents’ batting average), no homers, and five walks with 36 strikeouts.

The Tigers will counter with junior righthander Kevin Brady (1-2, 2.98 ERA) on Friday. He has made nine starts for a total of 45.1 innings pitched. He has allowed 38 hits (.233 opponents’ batting average) and 19 walks with 44 strikeouts.

In game-two, the Terrapins will send out senior righty Brett Harman (5-2, 2.64 ERA) on the mound. The Westminster, MD native has made nine starts for a total of 58.0 innings pitched. He has given up 55 hits (.261 opponents’ batting average) and 12 walks with 48 strikeouts.

Clemson will counter with junior righty Dominic Leone (5-3, 4.94 ERA) on Saturday. The Norwich, CT native has made nine starts for a total of 47.1 innings pitched. He has surrendered 46 hits (.267 opponents’ batting average) and 23 walks with 41 strikeouts.

In game-three, Maryland will start senior righthander David Carroll (3-1, 3.24 ERA) on the mound. The Las Vegas, NV native has made nine starts and one relief appearance for a total of 50.0 innings pitched. He has yielded 47 hits (.251 opponents’ batting average), no home runs, and 12 walks with 32 strikeouts.

The Tigers will counter with sophomore righty Kevin Pohle (4-2, 2.74 ERA) on Sunday. The Saint Louis, MO native has made seven starts and two relief appearances for a total of 46.0 innings pitched. He has given up 45 hits (.268 opponents’ batting average) and 18 walks with 27 strikeouts.

Go Tigers!

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

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