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49ers to Take on Baseball Wednesday Night

49ers to Take on Baseball Wednesday Night

March 21, 2000

Clemson Baseball Live Updates

Clemson, S.C.–Clemson (19-3) takes on UNC Charlotte (15-9) in a mid-week game Wednesday night at 7:15 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The game is the Tigers’ 20th on their 23-game homestand. The Tigers are 17-2 so far. The game will be broadcast on WCCP, 104.9-FM, which originates out of Clemson.

Clemson leads the all-time series 7-1 dating back to 1985. The two teams last met in a game at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Feb. 26, 1998. Clemson won that game 11-7.

Clemson will start freshman righthander Ryan Childs (0-1, 4.91 ERA) on the mound against the 49ers. Childs suffered the loss in his last outing against #17 East Carolina on Mar. 15. The 49er starter has yet to be determined.

UNC Charlotte, led by 8th-year Head Coach Loren Hibbs, was swept this past weekend by #7 Houston in three games at Charlotte. The 49ers won its first 11 games of 2000, but has gone 4-9 since. The 49ers went 0-3 in a series at Auburn earlier this season. The 49ers, who are 4-3 on the road this season, have a .309 team batting average and 4.46 team ERA. Mike Taylor leads the team with a .385 batting average and 17 RBIs. Outfielder Eric Shanks is hitting .322 with three homers and 27 RBIs as well.