The Tigers host Georgia State on Tuesday night in the final non-conference game before ACC play.
GAME SETUP• Who – Georgia State (10-6) vs. Clemson (14-1)• Best Ranking – GSU – NR; CU – No. 15 Baseball America• When – Tuesday (6 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Video Announcers – Tim Bourret, William Qualkinbush• 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 1-0 (2021)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 1-0 (2021)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Camren Landry (GSU) vs. RHP Billy Barlow (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has an 11-1 home record, won two of three games over Northeastern at Doug Kingsmore Stadium last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 8.9 runs per game and hitting .296 with a .466 slugging percentage, .421 on-base percentage and 10 steals.• The pitching staff has a 2.51 ERA, .210 opponents’ batting average and 2.64 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .976.
GEORGIA STATE OVERVIEW• Georgia State, who has a 1-4 road record, is led by third-year Head Coach Brad Stromdahl.• The Panthers won two of three against Presbyterian last weekend. They are hitting .312 and have a 4.89 ERA and .966 fielding percentage.• Griffin Cheney is hitting .436 with five homers and 12 RBIs, while Cameron Jones is batting .385 with four of the team’s six saves.
QUICK HITS• Clemson beat Georgia State 7-2 behind a home run from Jonathan French in the only previous meeting between the two teams on March 16, 2021.• Clemson’s offense has forced opponents to total 32 wild pitches, nine passed balls and a .952 fielding percentage in 15 games.• Clemson’s bullpen has a 1.78 ERA, .209 opponents’ batting average and 79 strikeouts against 28 walks in 65.2 innings pitched.
POLLS• Clemson is ranked as high as No. 15 in the nation by Baseball America this week.• It marks the second week in a row the Tigers are ranked in at least one poll.
ACC STANDINGS• Clemson is tied for third place in the ACC Atlantic Division standings with an 0-0 league mark.• Overall in the standings, Clemson is tied for seventh.
TIGERS OPEN SEASON 14-0• Clemson began the 2022 season by winning each of its first 14 games before falling at home to Northeastern 5-3 on March 13.• It was Clemson’s third-best start to a season, trailing only the 26-0 start in 1977 and 17-0 start in 1992.• Clemson won its last game of the 2021 season, meaning it had a 15-game winning streak.• The 15-game winning streak was tied for sixth longest in school history and was Clemson’s longest since winning 17 games in a row in 2006.• During the 14-0 stretch to start the season, Clemson allowed more than four runs only twice, five runs in a game and six runs in a game.• Clemson hit .302 with a .472 slugging percentage, .434 on-base percentage and .979 fielding percentage during the 14-0 stretch.• Clemson had a 2.48 ERA and .212 opponents’ batting average during the 14-0 stretch, as the Tigers outscored their opponents 131-39.