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The Tigers complete their six-game homestand with midweek games against Charleston Southern (Tuesday) and Furman (Wednesday).
GAMES SETUP• Who – Charleston Southern (12-24) & Furman (11-20) vs. Clemson (24-8)• Best Ranking – CSU – NR; FUR – NR; CU – No. 13 Collegiate Baseball• When – Tuesday (6 p.m.), Wednesday (6 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Video Announcers – Jose Alvarez (Tuesday), Fred Cunningham (Wednesday), Ron Smith (Wednesday), Pete Yanity (Tuesday)• Listen (Radio) – WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com, TuneIn• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball• Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON• Promotion – Fans can purchase a ticket for only $2.
SERIES HISTORY (CHARLESTON SOUTHERN)• Overall Record – Clemson leads 20-1 (1976-18)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 17-1 (1976-18)
SERIES HISTORY (FURMAN)• Overall Record – Clemson leads 153-57-4 (1896-2019)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 82-26-1 (1896-2018)
STARTING PITCHERS• Tuesday – RHP Logan Adams (CSU) vs. LHP Jacob Hennessy (CU)• Wednesday – TBA (FUR) vs. TBA (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson won two of three home games against No. 8 Louisville last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 6.9 runs per game and hitting .269 with a .374 on-base percentage and 53 steals.• The pitching staff has a 3.33 ERA, .231 opponents’ batting average and 2.89 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .968.
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN OVERVIEW• Charleston Southern is led by third-year head coach Adam Ward, who lettered as a catcher at Clemson from 2007-09.• The Buccaneers won one of three games at Longwood last weekend. They are hitting .248 and have a 4.97 ERA and .952 fielding percentage.• Payton Holdsworth is hitting .350, Max Ryerson is batting .323 with five homers and 23 RBIs and Kyle Horton is hitting .300 with 12 steals.
FURMAN OVERVIEW• Furman is led by third-year head coach Brett Harker.• The Paladins won one of three games at UNC Greensboro last weekend. They are hitting .262 and have a 5.90 ERA and .964 fielding percentage.• Jabari Richards is hitting .413 with five homers and 18 RBIs, while John Michael Boswell is batting .339 with five homers and 28 RBIs.
QUICK HITS• Clemson defeated Furman 3-1 at Fluor Field on March 5.• Former Tigers Taylor Harbin (2005-07) and Andrew Cox (2014-17) are assistant coaches at Furman.• The Tigers have answered each of their last 14 losses with a win in their next game dating to back-to-back losses on April 13,14, 2018.
WEATHERLY STRIKING OUT OF BULLPEN• Sophomore Sam Weatherly has emerged as one of the team’s top lefthanders out of the bullpen in 2019.• He is 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA, .200 opponents’ batting average and 24 strikeouts in 13.2 innings pitched over nine relief appearances.• He has allowed just one extra-base hit (double).• In his career, he is 2-0 with a 5.03 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 34.0 innings pitched over 17 appearances (five starts).• He has allowed just 33 hits in his career, good for a .273 opponents’ batting average, and five extra-base hits, including only one homer.