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Friday, April 6, 2012

Broadcast Info For Tiger Baseball Vs. Duke

Broadcast Information For Baseball Weekend Series Vs. Duke
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Clemson vs. Duke

Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson travels to Duke.

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 1:30 with first pitch at 2:00.

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

Clemson and Duke have met 188 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 121-65-2 lead in the series dating back to the 1904 season. Last year at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, the Tigers swept the three-game series by a combined score of 34-16.

The two teams last met in a three-game series in Durham in 2010. The Blue Devils won two of the three games at Durham Bulls Athletic Park despite both teams scoring 22 runs in the series.
In the last series at Jack Coombs Field in 2008, the two teams split the three-game series 1-1-1. The Tigers hold a 47-28-1 lead in games played at Duke and a 95-34-2 advantage in ACC regular-season games.

Jack Leggett has a 41-15-1 record against Duke as Clemson’s head coach, including a 17-9-1 mark in Durham in ACC regular-season contests. Clemson also holds a 9-6 advantage in ACC regular-season games.


In game-one, Duke will start junior righthander Marcus Stroman (3-3, 2.57 ERA) on the mound. The Medford, NY native has made seven starts for a total of 49.0 innings pitched. He has surrendered 39 hits (.223 opponents’ batting average) and 14 walks with 72 strikeouts.


The Tigers will counter with junior righthander Kevin Brady (1-2, 2.94 ERA) on Friday. The Gaithersburg, MD native has made seven starts for a total of 33.2 innings pitched. He has allowed 30 hits (.244 opponents’ batting average) and 15 walks with 37 strikeouts.


In game-two, the Blue Devils will send out freshman lefthander Trent Swart (3-3, 2.25 ERA) on the mound. The Carlsbad, CA native has made seven starts for a total of 40.0 innings pitched. He has given up 31 hits (.220 opponents’ batting average), no homers, and 19 walks with 41 strikeouts.


Clemson will counter with junior righty Dominic Leone (4-2, 5.08 ERA) on Saturday. The Norwich, CT native has made seven starts for a total of 33.2 innings pitched. He has given up 28 hits (.246 opponents’ batting average) and 20 walks with 25 strikeouts.


In game-three, Duke will start sophomore righty Robert Huber (3-3, 4.11 ERA) on the mound. The Plano, TX native has made seven starts for a total of 35.0 innings pitched. He has yielded 41 hits (.297 opponents’ batting average) and 22 walks with 24 strikeouts.


The Tigers will counter with sophomore righty Kevin Pohle (3-1, 1.82 ERA) on Sunday. The Saint Louis, MO native has made five starts and two relief appearances for a total of 34.2 innings pitched. He has given up 35 hits (.267 opponents’ batting average) and 13 walks with 23 strikeouts.

Go Tigers!

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

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