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Clemson Plays at Georgia Tech

Clemson Plays at Georgia Tech

The Tigers travel to Atlanta to play Georgia Tech this weekend in a three-game series.

SERIES SETUPWho – Clemson (22-4, 8-1 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech (14-9, 3-6 ACC)• Rankings – CU – No. 5 BA, No. 6 CB, No. 5 USA; GAT – NR• When – Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (4 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)• Where – Atlanta, Ga. (Russ Chandler Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Video Announcers – Andy Demetra, Roddy Jones• Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tiger Sports Network• Live Stats –• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball

SERIES HISTORYOverall Record – Clemson leads 109-108-3 (1902-2016)• Record at Georgia Tech – Georgia Tech leads 73-42-2 (1902-2015)

STARTING PITCHERSFriday – LHP Charlie Barnes (CU) vs. RHP Xzavion Curry (GAT)• Saturday – RHP Alex Eubanks (CU) vs. LHP Jay Shadday (GAT)• Sunday – LHP Pat Krall (CU) vs. TBA (GAT)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson won both midweek games at home, victories over Furman (8-0) on Tuesday and Winthrop (6-5 in 11 innings) on Wednesday.• The Tigers are averaging 6.0 runs per game and hitting .269 with a .384 on-base percentage and 27 steals.• The pitching staff has a 2.53 ERA, .233 opponents’ batting average and 4.44 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .967.

GEORGIA TECH OVERVIEW• Georgia Tech is led by 24th-year head coach Danny Hall.• The Yellow Jackets won at Mercer 11-3 on Tuesday. They are hitting .302 and have a 5.06 ERA and .966 fielding percentage.• Austin Wilhite is hitting .377 with a .461 on-base percentage, while Joey Bart is batting .374 with 11 homers, eight doubles and 29 RBIs.

QUICK HITS• Clemson’s 22-4 record after 26 games is its best since starting 25-1 in 2002. The Tigers won 26 of their first 27 games in 2002 as well.• Clemson is 8-1 when committing two or more errors in 2017.• Six Tigers have accounted for the team’s 26 homers, and each of the six have multiple home runs.

WEEKEND ROTATION STRONG• Clemson’s weekend rotation of Charlie Barnes, Alex Eubanks and Pat Krall has been one of the strongest parts of the 2017 team.• Overall, they are 10-3 with a 2.17 ERA, .238 opponents’ batting average and 20 walks with 115 strikeouts in 116.0 innings pitched.• Overall, Barnes is 2-2 with a 1.12 ERA, Eubanks is 4-1 with a 2.23 ERA and Krall is 4-0 with a 3.31 ERA.• In ACC games, they are 7-1 with a 1.44 ERA, .220 opponents’ batting average, eight walks and 60 strikeouts in 62.2 innings pitched.• In ACC games, Barnes is 2-1 with a 1.31 ERA, Eubanks is 3-0 with an 0.78 ERA and Krall is 2-0 with a 2.41 ERA.