The Tigers conclude the regular season with a three-game series against Boston College from Thursday to Saturday at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
SERIES SETUP• Who – Boston College (19-31, 5-22 ACC) vs. Clemson (32-21, 10-16 ACC)• Best Ranking – BOC – NR; CU – NR• When – Thursday (6 p.m.), Friday (3 p.m.), Saturday (Noon)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Video Announcers – Ron Smith, Pete Yanity• Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball• Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Clemson leads 39-10 (2006-21)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 19-5 (2007-20)
STARTING PITCHERS• Thursday – RHP Joe Mancini (BOC) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)• Friday – RHP Henry Leake (BOC) vs. LHP Geoffrey Gilbert (CU)• Saturday – TBA (BOC) vs. RHP Billy Barlow (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 23-8 home record, fell to Coastal Carolina 17-2 on the road on Tuesday night.• The Tigers are averaging 7.7 runs per game and hitting .284 with a .485 slugging percentage, .388 on-base percentage and 29 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.82 ERA, .259 opponents’ batting average and 2.10 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .972.
BOSTON COLLEGE OVERVIEW• Boston College, who has a 9-16 road record and is averaging 6.2 runs per game, is led by 12th-year Head Coach Mike Gambino.• The Eagles fell 18-7 at home against Maine on Tuesday. They are hitting .259 and have a 6.99 ERA and .962 fielding percentage.• Travis Honeyman is hitting .353, Joe Vetrano is batting .328 with 13 homers, Cameron Leary has 15 homers and Brendan Coffey has four saves.
QUICK HITS• At the end of the first inning on Friday, Clemson will recognize Rusty Adkins for his induction into the National College Baseball HOF.• On Saturday at 11:30 a.m., Clemson will honor its seniors, Chad Fairey, Geoffrey Gilbert, Bryar Hawkins, Jackson Lindley and Mac Starbuck.• Five Tigers (Cooper Ingle, Blake Wright, Max Wagner, Bryar Hawkins, Benjamin Blackwell) have had a hitting streak of 10+ games in 2022.
HAWKINS SURGING AGAIN• Just like he did his two full seasons (2019,21), junior infielder Bryar Hawkins is surging late in the season.• He is hitting .247 with seven homers, a triple, eight doubles, 38 RBIs, 35 runs, a .371 on-base percentage and two steals in 53 games.• He is hitting .328 with runners in scoring position.• He has scored a runner from third base with less than two outs in 14 of his 16 opportunities.• He is 15-for-40 (.375) with four homers, two doubles, 10 RBIs and a .468 on-base percentage during his active 10-game hitting streak.• He is one of three Tigers (Benjamin Blackwell, Caden Grice) to start every game in 2022.• He is a career .303 hitter in 82 ACC regular-season games.• In his career, he is hitting .276 with 23 doubles, four triples, 16 homers, 81 RBIs, 93 runs and seven steals in 157 games (143 starts).