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May 05, 2022

Clemson Hosts No. 21 Yellow Jackets

By: Brian Hennessy

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After four days off for final exams, the Tigers host No. 21 Georgia Tech in a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

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) –
Live Stats –
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
Tickets –, 1-800-CLEMSON

Overall Record – Clemson leads 116-114-3 (1902-2021)
Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 51-26-1 (1904-2018)

Friday – RHP John Medich (GAT) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)
Saturday – TBA (GAT) vs. TBA (CU)
Sunday – TBA (GAT) vs. TBA (CU)

• 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, 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.