The Tigers stay on the road to play at Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night.
GAME SETUP• Who – Clemson (30-22) vs. Coastal Carolina (28-21-1)• Best Ranking – CU – NR; CCU – NR• When – Tuesday (6 p.m.)• Where – Conway, S.C. (Springs Brooks Stadium)• Listen (Radio) – WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com, TuneIn• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Clemson leads 46-10 (1986-19)• Record at Coastal Carolina – Clemson leads 10-4 (1986-18)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Jackson Lindley (CU) vs. LHP Garrett McDaniels (CCU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 9-11 road record this season, won one game of a three-game series at No. 16 NC State last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 6.5 runs per game and hitting .266 with a .364 on-base percentage, .442 slugging percentage and 87 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.29 ERA, .244 opponents’ batting average and 2.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .971.
COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW• Coastal Carolina is led by 24th-year Head Coach Gary Gilmore.• The Chanticleers split two games at Texas-Arlington last weekend. They are hitting .299 and have a 5.16 ERA and .964 fielding percentage.• Jake Wright is hitting .345, Kieton Rivers is batting .333 and Parker Chavers (11) and Zach Biermann (10) both have double-digit home runs.
QUICK HITS• Clemson scored six runs in the first inning en route to an 8-5 win over No. 11 Coastal Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on March 13, 2019.• Clemson has outscored the opposition cumulatively in 2019 in each of the first nine innings except the seventh inning.• Sixteen different Tigers have started at least eight games in the batting order in 2019.
GREEN BACK STRONG AFTER INJURY• Sophomore outfielder Michael Green missed almost two months due to injury, but he has returned to start in the outfield again.• He is hitting .258 with four doubles, two homers, eight RBIs, 17 runs, a .372 on-base percentage and three steals in 20 games (19 starts).• Since returning, he is 8-for-21 (.381) with three doubles, a homer, four RBIs, nine runs and a .480 on-base percentage in six games.• He has hit safely in each of the six games he has played since returning from injury.