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Apr 22, 2024

Clemson Travels To Georgia In Top-20 Matchup

By: Brian Hennessy

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No. 4 Clemson travels to Athens to take on No. 17 Georgia in the only regular-season matchup.

Who – Clemson (32-7) vs. Georgia (29-10)
Best Ranking – CU – No. 4 Baseball America, NCBWA, Perfect Game, USA Today; UGA – No. 17 USA Today
When – Tuesday (7 p.m.)
Where – Athens, Ga. (Foley Field)
Watch – ESPNU
Video Announcers – Sam Ravech, Todd Walker
Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
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Live Stats –
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball

Overall Record – Georgia leads 129-111-2 (1900-2023)
Record at Georgia – Georgia leads 72-50 (1900-2023)

• RHP Billy Barlow (CU) vs. RHP Zach Harris (UGA)

• Clemson, which has a 7-2 road record, won two of three home games over Pittsburgh last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 7.8 runs per game and hitting .288 with a .501 slugging percentage, .400 on-base percentage and 39 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.91 ERA, .227 opponents’ batting average and 2.63 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .968.

• Georgia, which has a 24-3 home record and is averaging 9.5 runs per game, is led by first-year Head Coach Wes Johnson.
• The Bulldogs won two of three home games over Ole Miss last weekend. They are hitting .318 and have a 5.23 ERA and .973 fielding percentage.
• Charlie Condon is hitting .483 with 26 homers, Corey Collins is batting .378 with 12 homers and Brian Zeldin has a team-high five saves.

• Clemson and Georgia played two regular-season games every year from 1998 to 2023.
• The Tiger pitching staff has a 3.28 strikeout-to-walk ratio in ACC games.
• Clemson’s bullpen has a 20-3 record, 11 saves, a 4.06 ERA, .207 opponents’ batting average and 181 strikeouts in 168.1 innings pitched.

• Junior outfielder Will Taylor has shown his ability to get on base during his career.
• He is hitting .230 with seven homers, a triple, two doubles, 19 RBIs, 28 runs and six steals in 32 games in 2024.
• He has a .465 on-base percentage thanks to 33 walks and 11 hit-by-pitches.
• He is riding a 26-game on-base streak.
• He is hitting .308 with a .561 on-base percentage with runners in scoring position.
• He is 3-for-5 with seven RBIs with the bases loaded.
• He went 3-for-3 with a Clemson-record-tying three homers and four runs against USC Upstate on Feb. 27.
• He became the 16th Tiger in history to hit three home runs in a game.
• He joined Blake Wright and Jimmy Obertop as the first Tiger trio in history with a three-homer game in one year.
• He suffered an injury against NC State on April 14 that will force him out of action until the postseason.
• In his career, he is hitting .313 with 18 doubles, three triples, 13 homers, 69 RBIs, 109 runs and 18 steals in 107 games (105 starts).
• He has a .470 on-base percentage in his career.