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Recap, Game Notes, and Broadcast Info As Tiger Baseball Goes For Sweep

The Road To Omaha Continues!


Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson (8-4, 2-0 ACC) will travel to Raleigh, NC to take on #8 N.C. State (11-4, 0-2 ACC) looking for the sweep at Doak Field. 

Game time is 1:00.

The radio broadcast for today’s game will be provided by The Clemson Tiger Sports Network and WCCP 104.9 FM, the Flagship Station for Clemson Sports. The game will be available live via webcast on TigerCast at ClemsonTigers.com.  Live stats will be available at ClemsonTigers.com as well.

Don Munson will provide play by play for this today’s games with Bob Mahoney offering color analysis. 

Sunday’s game will be available live via webcast on ESPN3.  Live stats will be available at ClemsonTigers.com for all three games as well.

Saturday’s Results
Thomas Brittle’s grand slam in the second inning coupled with clutch pitching that stranded 15 runners on base lifted Clemson to a 7-4 win over #8 N.C. State in front of 1,877 fans at Doak Field on Saturday.  The Tigers, who took a 2-0 series lead, improved to 9-4 overall and 2-0 in the ACC.  N.C. State fell to 11-4 overall and 0-2 in ACC play.
Brittle capped Clemson’s five-run second inning with a grand slam, then five Tiger pitchers combined to allow only four of N.C. State’s 20 baserunners to score in Clemson’s three-run win despite being outhit 16-6.  The Tigers also took advantage of nine walks and two hit-by-pitches.
Kyle Schnell (1-0) earned his first win as a Tiger by pitching 2.2 scoreless innings in relief.  Matt Campbell pitched a hitless and scoreless ninth inning to record his fourth save of the season.  The five Tiger pitchers combined to strand 15 runners on base, including 14 in the first six innings.
N.C. State starter Ethan Ogburn (1-1) suffered the loss, as he gave up two hits, four runs (three earned) and two walks with one strikeout in 1.0 innings pitched.
Sunday Starting Pitchers
In game-three, N.C. State will start freshman lefthander Brad Stone (1-0, 6.75 ERA) on the mound.  The Charlotte, NC native has made two starts and one relief appearance for a total of 9.1 innings pitched.  He has yielded eight hits (.222 opponents’ batting average) and four walks with 12 strikeouts.

The Tigers will counter with senior righty Scott Firth (2-1, 0.86 ERA) on Sunday.  The Buffalo Grove, IL native has made three starts for a total of 21.0 innings pitched.  He has allowed 15 hits (.208 opponents’ batting average) and four walks with 12 strikeouts.

We look forward to seeing you at Doug Kingsmore Stadium this season.

Go Tigers!

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