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The Tigers play their first two midweek games of the season with home contests against The Citadel (Tuesday)and Furman (Wednesday).
GAMES SETUP• Who – The Citadel (3-0) & Furman (2-1) vs. Clemson (3-0)• Best Ranking – CIT – NR; FUR – NR; CU – NR• When – Tuesday (4 p.m.), Wednesday (4 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Video Announcers – Tim Bourret (Tuesday), Fred Cunningham (Tuesday), Graham Doty (Wednesday), Richie Shaffer (Wednesday)• Listen (Radio) – WCCP (105.5 FM, 97.5 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 (THE CITADEL)• Overall Record – Clemson leads 86-18 (1900-2019)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 49-7 (1900-2019)
SERIES HISTORY (FURMAN)• Overall Record – Clemson leads 154-57-4 (1896-2019)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 83-26-1 (1896-2019)
STARTING PITCHERS• Tuesday – LHP Brandon Mulier (CIT) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)• Wednesday – TBA (FUR) vs. TBA (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 3-0 home record, swept Liberty by a combined score of 12-5 last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 4.0 runs per game and hitting .304 with a .398 on-base percentage, .402 slugging percentage and three steals.• The pitching staff has a 1.33 ERA, .156 opponents’ batting average and 2.06 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .950.
THE CITADEL OVERVIEW• The Citadel is led by third-year Head Coach Tony Skole.• The Bulldogs swept Coppin State by a combined score of 29-11. They are hitting .333 and have a 3.67 ERA and .222 fielding percentage.• Ryan McCarthy and Tilo Skole are both hitting .500, while Cam Jensen is batting .417. Jeffery Brown is hitting .364 with three steals.
FURMAN OVERVIEW• Furman, who plays USC Upstate on Tuesday, is led by fourth-year Head Coach Brett Harker.• The Paladins beat La Salle twice in three home games last weekend. They are hitting .209 and have a 3.67 ERA and .948 fielding percentage.• Jake Crawford is 3-for-5, Jordan Starkes is 4-for-12 and Trent Alley is 3-for-10, while Rob Hughes has the team’s lone save.
QUICK HITS• Clemson held Liberty to 2-for-28 (.071) with runners in scoring position in the three-game series.• Adam Hackenberg, Elijah Henderson, Kier Meredith and James Parker hit safely in all three games against Liberty.• Clemson has defeated Furman 21 games in a row since the Paladins’ last win at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on March 3, 2009.
SCORING STREAK• Clemson has scored at least one run 109 consecutive games.• The last time Clemson was shut out was on March 16, 2018, when No. 10 NC State blanked the Tigers 4-0 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.• The 109-game streak is the fifth-longest active streak in the nation.• Eastern Kentucky (164), Oklahoma State (138), New Orleans (129) and Kentucky (122) have the four-longest active streaks.• The Clemson record for longest streak scoring at least one run is 232, set between May 10, 1982 to May 3, 1986.
SPIERS CLOSING THE DOOR AGAIN• Senior righthander moved into the closer role in 2019 and is in the same role in 2020.• He is one of only two seniors on the 2020 team, joining righthander Sheldon Reed.• He is 0-0 with one save, an 0.00 ERA, a .125 opponents’ batting average and five strikeouts against no walks in 4.0 innings pitched.• He has made two relief appearances, tied for most on the team.• In his career, he is 4-7 with 16 saves, a 2.76 ERA and 91 strikeouts against 35 walks in 98.0 innings pitched over 64 relief appearances.• His 16 career saves are tied for fifth most in Tiger history.• He has allowed just 67 hits in his career, good for a .189 opponents’ batting average.• He has allowed just 14 of his 76 inherited baserunners to score in his career.