After four days off for final exams, the Tigers host No. 21 Georgia Tech in a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
SERIES SETUP• Who – Georgia Tech (27-18, 12-12 ACC) vs. Clemson (28-17, 6-14 ACC)• Best Ranking – GAT – No. 21 D1Baseball; CU – NR• When – Friday (7 p.m.), Saturday (3 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network (Friday), ACC Network Extra (Saturday, Sunday)• Video Announcers (Friday) – Gregg Olson, Sam Ravech• Video Announcers (Saturday) – William Qualkinbush, Ron Smith• Video Announcers (Sunday) – Fred Cunningham, Ron Smith• 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 116-114-3 (1902-2021)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 51-26-1 (1904-2018)
STARTING PITCHERS• Friday – RHP John Medich (GAT) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)• Saturday – TBA (GAT) vs. TBA (CU)• Sunday – TBA (GAT) vs. TBA (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 20-8 home record, was swept in three games at No. 10 Louisville last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 7.7 runs per game and hitting .282 with a .482 slugging percentage, .387 on-base percentage and 23 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.45 ERA, .254 opponents’ batting average and 2.19 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .972.
GEORGIA TECH OVERVIEW• Georgia Tech, who has a 6-8 road record and is averaging 9.3 runs per game, is led by 29th-year Head Coach Danny Hall.• The Yellow Jackets won two games over Miami (Fla.) last weekend. They are hitting .322 and have a 6.43 ERA and .969 fielding percentage.• Chandler Simpson is hitting .440 with 15 steals, Kevin Parada is batting .381 with 23 homers and 74 RBIs and Andrew Jenkins is hitting .380.
QUICK HITS• Due to the shortened season in 2020, Georgia Tech has not played at Clemson since 2018, when the Tigers swept the three-game series.• Clemson is 22-3 when not being outhit in 2022.• Clemson is hitting .299 with a .507 slugging percentage, .412 on-base percentage and 8.8 runs per game at home in 2022.
ACC STANDINGS• Clemson is in sixth place in the ACC Atlantic Division standings with a 6-14 league mark.• Overall in the ACC standings, Clemson is in 13th place.
SLUGGING TIGERS• Clemson has a .482 slugging percentage in 2022, its highest mark since 2010 (.488) and the second-highest mark since 2002 (.533).• The Tigers have totaled 76 home runs in 45 games, good for 1.7 homers per game, the second-highest mark in school history (1962, 2.0).• In the last 11 games (7-4 record), Clemson has totaled 31 homers and a .603 slugging percentage.• Clemson hit a season-high six homers at No. 10 Louisville on May 1. The Tigers have hit exactly five homers in four other games.• Clemson has hit a home run in 32 of the 45 games. The Tigers are 6-7 in games in which they do not hit a home run.• Max Wagner leads the team with 21 home runs, including 11 long balls in the last 11 games.