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CU Travels To Coastal Carolina

CU Travels To Coastal Carolina

The Tigers begin their Spring Break trip with a game at Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night.


GAME SETUP
Who – Clemson (16-4) vs. Coastal Carolina (15-7)
Best Rankings – CU – No. 10 CB; CCU – NR
When – Tuesday (6 p.m.)
Where – Conway, S.C. (Springs Brooks Stadium)
Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tigers Network
Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball


SERIES HISTORY
Overall Record – Clemson leads 44-9 (1986-17)
Record at Coastal Carolina – Clemson leads 10-3 (1986-15)


STARTING PITCHERS
• RHP Holt Jones (CU) vs. RHP Anthony Simonelli (CCU)


CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson was swept at home by No. 10 NC State last weekend
• The Tigers are averaging 6.1 runs per game and hitting .257 with a .378 on-base percentage and 11 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.02 ERA, .231 opponents’ batting average and 2.74 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .976.


COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW
• Coastal Carolina is led by 23rd-year head coach Gary Gilmore.
• The Chanticleers swept Arkansas State by a combined score of 37-18. They are hitting .300 and have a 4.28 ERA and .970 fielding percentage.
• Zach Biermann is hitting .342 with six homers and 21 RBIs, while Kevin Woodall Jr., is batting .287 with nine homers and 29 RBIs.


QUICK HITS
• Clemson has played 17 of its first 20 games at home. Only 16 of its last 36 regular-season games are at home.
• Clemson is holding opponents to a .190 batting average with runners in scoring position.
• Clemson’s bullpen has a 2.69 ERA this season.


BEER HAS 40 CAREER HOME RUNS
• Junior Seth Beer had 18 homers in 2016, 16 in 2017 and has six home runs in 2018, meaning he has 40 career homers.
• He is hitting .254 with six homers, two doubles, 12 RBIs, 19 runs, a .435 on-base percentage and a steal in 20 games in 2018.
• He hit one home run in each of the three games of the Georgia Tech series on March 9,10.
• He has reached base via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 19 of the 20 games in 2018.
• In his career, he is hitting .322 with 32 doubles, a triple, 40 homers, 135 RBIs, 127 runs and a .496 on-base percentage in 145 games.
• He has 145 career walks, sixth most in Clemson history, while his one walk every 3.37 at-bats is first in Tiger history.
• He has reached base in 139 of his last 143 games with a plate appearance.
• He has reached via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 86 of his 88 career games with a plate appearance against ACC (70) and SEC (16) teams.

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