The Tigers travel to North Augusta, S.C., to take on No. 10 Georgia in a neutral-site contest in the inaugural game at SRP Park.
GAME SETUP• Who – Georgia (23-9) vs. Clemson (25-7)• Best Rankings – UGA – No. 10 Collegiate Baseball; CU – No. 3 Collegiate Baseball• When – Tuesday (6:30 p.m.)• Where – North Augusta, S.C. (SRP Park)• Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tigers Network• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Georgia leads 122-108-2 (1900-2017)• Record at Neutral – Tied 3-3 (1917-46)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Tony Locey (UGA) vs. RHP Spencer Strider (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson won two of three games at Notre Dame last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 6.0 runs per game and hitting .248 with a .371 on-base percentage and 23 steals.• The pitching staff has a 3.14 ERA, .238 opponents’ batting average and 2.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .976.
GEORGIA OVERVIEW• Georgia is led by fifth-year head coach Scott Stricklin.• The Bulldogs won one of three games at Vanderbilt last weekend. They are hitting .287 and have a 3.54 ERA and .978 fielding percentage.• Keegan McGovern is hitting .364 with 10 homers, 31 RBIs and a .493 on-base percentage, while Michael Curry is batting .339 with six homers.
QUICK HITS• Clemson and Georgia have played neutral-site games at Anderson, S.C., Gainesville, Ga., Elberton, Ga., and Thomson, Ga.• Clemson is the designated home team against Georgia.• Tuesday’s game marks Clemson’s first game in the Augusta, Ga., area since sweeping Maine in three games at Lake Olmstead Stadium in 2015.
MEREDITH ADDING SPEED TO LINEUP• Freshman outfielder Kier Meredith made his Clemson debut at Notre Dame on April 7 after missing the first half of the season due to injury.• He made an instant impact in the Notre Dame series, going 4-for-10 with a homer, triple, .571 on-base percentage and three steals.• He is hitting .400 with a triple, homer, two RBIs, a run, .571 on-base percentage and three steals in three games in 2018.
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