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Tiger Baseball @ Georgia Tech
Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson travels to Atlanta for a weekend series with Georgia Tech. 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.
Don Munson will give play by play with Bob Mahoney offering color analysis.
Broadcast time for today’s game is 6:30 with first pitch at 7:00.
Saturday's broadcast time is 3:30 with first pitch at 4:00.
Sunday's broadcast time is 12:30 with first pitch at 1:00.
The games on Friday and Saturday will be televised live by CSS, while Sunday’s game will be available live via webcast at ESPN3.
Clemson and Georgia Tech have met 206 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 103-100-3 lead in the series dating back to the 1902 season.
The two teams have faced each other at least one time every year since 1974. Georgia Tech has won each of the last seven series against Clemson at Russ Chandler Stadium, as the Tigers’ last series win in Atlanta came in 1996.
Last season at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, the Tigers won the first (4-2) and last (3-1) games of the series, while Georgia Tech won game-two 5-1. Then in the ACC Tournament in Durham, NC, Clemson blanked the Yellow Jackets 9-0.
In 2010 in Atlanta, the Yellow Jackets swept the Tigers by scores of 8-6, 4-3, and 11-3. Then in the ACC Tourney in Greensboro, NC, Clemson topped Georgia Tech 9-3.
The Yellow Jackets hold a 70-39-2 lead in games played at Georgia Tech, while the Tigers own a 46-41 advantage in ACC regular-season games.
Jack Leggett has a 38-31 record against Georgia Tech as Clemson’s head coach, including an 8-19 mark at Russ Chandler Stadium. Leggett was 3-5 against the Yellow Jackets as Western Carolina’s head coach, meaning he is 41-36 all-time against Georgia Tech.
In game-one, Georgia Tech will start junior righthander Buck Farmer (6-3, 3.26 ERA) on the mound. The Conyers, GA native has made 10 starts for a total of 66.1 innings pitched. He has allowed 66 hits (.252 opponents’ batting average) and 21 walks with 75 strikeouts.
The Tigers will counter with junior righthander Kevin Brady (1-2, 2.58 ERA) on Friday. The Gaithersburg, MD native has made 10 starts for a total of 52.1 innings pitched. He has allowed 43 hits (.229 opponents’ batting average) and 21 walks with 52 strikeouts.
In game-two, the Yellow Jackets will send out sophomore righty Dusty Isaacs (5-2, 6.75 ERA) on the mound. THe Lebanon, OH native has made 10 starts and one relief appearance for a total of 46.2 innings pitched. He has given up 49 hits (.275 opponents’ batting average) and 33 walks with 34 strikeouts.
Clemson will counter with junior righty Dominic Leone (6-3, 4.92 ERA) on Saturday. The Norwich, CT native has made 10 starts for a total of 53.0 innings pitched. He has surrendered 54 hits (.278 opponents’ batting average) and 26 walks with 44 strikeouts.
In game-three, Georgia Tech will start freshman righthander Cole Pitts (4-3, 4.38 ERA) on the mound. The Moultrie, GA native has made seven starts and six relief appearances for a total of 49.1 innings pitched. He has yielded 58 hits (.291 opponents’ batting average) and 23 walks with 49 strikeouts.
The Tigers will counter with sophomore righty Kevin Pohle (4-2, 3.00 ERA) on Sunday. The Saint Louis, MO native has made eight starts and two relief appearances for a total of 48.0 innings pitched. He has given up 47 hits (.267 opponents’ batting average) and 20 walks with 28 strikeouts.
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