The Tigers host Georgia on Tuesday night in the first of two meetings in 2022.
GAME SETUP• Who – Georgia (22-6) vs. Clemson (18-9)• Best Ranking – UGA – No. 10 USA Today; CU – NR• When – Tuesday (7 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network• Video Announcers – Chris Cotter, Danny Graves• 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 – Georgia leads 128-108-2 (1900-2021)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 57-52-2 (1901-2021)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Hank Bearden (UGA) vs. RHP Billy Barlow (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 14-7 home record, won one of three games at home against No. 22 NC State last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 8.0 runs per game and hitting .286 with a .461 slugging percentage, .403 on-base percentage and 14 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.17 ERA, .242 opponents’ batting average and 2.28 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .976.
GEORGIA OVERVIEW• Georgia, who has a 2-3 road record, is led by ninth-year Head Coach Scott Stricklin.• The Bulldogs swept No. 16 Florida at home last weekend. They are hitting .296 and have a 4.63 ERA and .974 fielding percentage.• Ben Anderson is hitting .371 with five homers and 19 RBIs, Corey Collins has seven homers and Jack Gowen has a team-high three saves.
QUICK HITS• Clemson and Georgia conclude their season series in Athens on April 19.• Clemson is hitting .304 with a .421 on-base percentage and .981 fielding percentage in 21 home games in 2022.• Benjamin Blackwell (12), Cooper Ingle (12) and Max Wagner (11) all have current game on-base streaks of at least 11 games.
WRIGHT STUFF• Sophomore infielder Blake Wright made occasional starts in 2022 until he exploded at the plate in early April.• He is hitting .302 with five homers, 10 RBIs, a double, 10 runs and a .400 on-base percentage in 15 games (10 starts) in 2022.• He has a .974 fielding percentage at second base, committing only one error in 39 chances.• He is hitting .476 with four homers, seven RBIs and six runs in five ACC regular-season games.• After starting the year 5-for-29 (.172) in his first 12 games, he was 8-for-14 (.571) with two homers in the NC State series from April 1-3.• In his career, he is hitting .241 with two doubles, six homers, 15 RBIs, 13 runs and a .337 on-base percentage in 27 games (20 starts).