The Tigers travel to North Augusta to play Georgia Southern at SRP Park on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
GAME SETUP• Who – Georgia Southern (10-8) vs. Clemson (8-9)• Best Ranking – GSO – NR; CU – NR• When – Tuesday (6:30 p.m.)• Where – North Augusta, S.C. (SRP Park)• Listen (Radio) – WCCP (105.5 FM)• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Clemson leads 59-30-1 (1959-16)• Record at Neutral – Clemson leads 6-0 (1979-04)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Jordan Jackson (GSO) vs. RHP Carter Raffield (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has an 0-1 neutral record, has won three of its last four games after defeating No. 13 Virginia Tech twice in three home games.• The Tigers are averaging 4.9 runs per game and hitting .232 with a .340 on-base percentage, .390 slugging percentage and 11 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.32 ERA, .253 opponents’ batting average and 3.30 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .971.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN OVERVIEW• Georgia Southern, who has an 0-0 neutral record this season, is led by 22nd-year Head Coach Rodney Hennon.• The Eagles won one of three games at Troy last weekend. They are hitting .317 and have a 4.80 ERA and .961 fielding percentage.• Mason McWhorter is hitting .453 with six homers, one triple, six doubles and 21 RBIs, while Nick Jones has five of the team’s seven saves.
QUICK HITS• Clemson is the designated home team and occupies the third-base dugout.• Clemson was 6-for-16 (.375) with runners in scoring position in the three-game home series against No. 13 Virginia Tech last weekend.• Clemson is 6-0 when outhitting its opponent and 2-9 when getting outhit.
BULLPEN PROVIDING RELIEF• Clemson’s bullpen has kept it in many games this season.• The bullpen is 5-3 with two saves, a 3.23 ERA, .236 opponents’ batting average and 105 strikeouts against 25 walks in 94.2 innings pitched.• It has a 4.20 strikeout-to-walk ratio.• The bullpen has allowed just 12 of 46 inherited baserunners to score.