The Tigers conclude their home-and-home series at No. 10 Georgia on Tuesday night, then host East Tennessee State on Wednesday night.
GAMES SETUP• Who – Clemson (22-13) vs. Georgia (26-10) & East Tennessee State (20-11)• Best Ranking – CU – NR; UGA – No. 10 USA Today; ETS – NR• When – Tuesday (6 p.m.), Wednesday (6 p.m.)• Where – Athens, Ga. (Foley Field) Tuesday; Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) Wednesday• Watch – SEC Network+ (Tuesday), ACC Network Extra (Wednesday)• Video Announcers – Jason Jacobs (Tuesday), Matt Stewart (Tuesday), Ron Smith (Wednesday), Pete Yanity (Wednesday)• Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball• Tickets (Wednesday) – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
SERIES HISTORY (GEORGIA)• Overall Record – Georgia leads 128-109-2 (1900-2022)• Record at Georgia – Georgia leads 72-48 (1900-2021)
SERIES HISTORY (EAST TENNESSEE STATE)• Overall Record – Clemson leads 22-7 (1969-21)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 20-5 (1969-21)
STARTING PITCHERS• Tuesday – RHP Billy Barlow (CU) vs. RHP Garrett Brown (UGA)• Wednesday – TBA (ETS) vs. TBA (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 4-6 road record and 15-7 home record, won two of three games at No. 23 Wake Forest last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 7.3 runs per game and hitting .279 with a .455 slugging percentage, .387 on-base percentage and 17 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.45 ERA, .252 opponents’ batting average and 2.24 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .979.
GEORGIA OVERVIEW• Georgia, who has an 18-4 home record and is averaging 7.4 runs per game, is led by ninth-year Head Coach Scott Stricklin.• The Bulldogs won one of three games against Texas A&M last weekend. They are hitting .295 and have a 5.62 ERA and .975 fielding percentage.• Connor Tate is hitting .356 with five home runs and 33 RBIs, while Jack Gowen has a team-high six saves on the season.
EAST TENNESSEE STATE OVERVIEW• East Tennessee State, who is averaging 8.2 runs per game entering its game on Tuesday, is led by fifth-year Head Coach Joe Pennucci.• The Buccaneers were swept in three games at Wofford last weekend. They are hitting .303 and have a 4.68 ERA and .970 fielding percentage.• Bryce Hodge is hitting .363 with nine homers and 31 RBIs, Noah Webb has nine homers and Nathanial Tate has a team-high three saves.
QUICK HITS• Clemson defeated No. 10 Georgia 4-3 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on April 5 behind three home runs.• Clemson was originally scheduled to host East Tennessee State on March 8, but the game was postponed due to inclement weather.• Cooper Ingle leads the team in multiple-hit games (15) and Max Wagner leads the team in multiple-RBI games (9).
FIELDING AT A HIGH LEVEL• Clemson has committed just 28 errors in 35 games in 2022, good for a .979 fielding percentage.• The Tiger record for fielding percentage in a season is .975, set by the 2018 team.• Five of the 28 errors have been committed by pitchers, meaning non-pitchers have combined to commit just 23 errors.• Clemson is 19-8 when committing less than two errors.• Clemson has been errorless in 17 of the 35 games.• The Tiger defense has 29 double plays.• No Tiger has committed more than seven errors.