The Tigers travel to Athens to take on Georgia at 7 p.m., on SEC Network+.
GAME SETUP• Who – Clemson (21-7) vs. Georgia (17-12)• Rankings – CU – No. 21 BA, No. 17 CB, No. 16 USA; UGA – NR• When – Tuesday (7 p.m.)• Where – Athens, Ga. (Foley Field)• Watch – SECN+• TV Announcers – Jason Jacobs, Matt Stewart• Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tiger Sports Network• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball)
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Georgia leads 122-104-2 (1900-2015)• Record at Georgia – Georgia leads 69-46 (1900-2015)
STARTING PITCHERS• LHP Alex Bostic (CU) vs. LHP Kevin Smith (UGA)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson won two of three games at home against Pittsburgh over the weekend and has won four of five games overall.• The Tigers are averaging 7.2 runs per game and hitting .287 with a .398 on-base percentage and 23 stolen bases.• The pitching staff has a 3.59 ERA, .246 opponents’ batting average and 2.53 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .961.
GEORGIA OVERVIEW• Georgia is led by third-year head coach Scott Stricklin.• The Bulldogs won two games over Alabama at home last weekend. They are hitting .260 and have a 4.11 ERA and .969 fielding percentage.• Skyler Weber is hitting .323 with one homer and 17 RBIs, while Keegan McGovern is batting .279 with five homers and 24 RBIs.
QUICK HITS• Clemson pitching coach Andrew See, a 2002 graduate of Ohio, pitched one season at Georgia as a freshman in 1998.• Georgia’s Trevor Kieboom, brother of former Tiger catcher Spencer Kieboom (2010-12), was also on the Clemson baseball team in 2012.• Clemson has gotten its leadoff batter of an inning on base 48.3 percent of time.
ROHLMAN COMING ALIVE• Sophomore outfielder Reed Rohlman has been one of Clemson’s hottest hitters of late and has raised his batting average to .315.• He also has a team-high 10 doubles, 18 RBIs, 20 runs a .412 on-base percentage and one steal in 28 games.• In the last five games, he is hitting .563 with two doubles, seven RBIs, six runs and a .708 on-base percentage.• He started the season on a 10-game hitting streak.• In his career, he is hitting .343 with 27 doubles, three homers, 76 RBIs, 63 runs and a .412 on-base percentage in 89 games (87 starts).
THREE TIGERS ON MLB ROSTERS• Former Tigers Brad Miller, Ben Paulsen and Tony Sipp are on 2016 MLB rosters.• Miller in his fourth season in the majors, Paulsen is in his third season and Sipp in his eighth season.• Miller, the 2011 ACC Player-of-the-Year, hit .339 with 36 doubles, eight triples, 16 homers, 135 RBIs and 46 steals in 191 games as a Tiger.• Paulsen, who batted .318 with 31 homers and 130 RBIs as a Tiger, is in his third major league season.• Sipp batted .280 and had a 2-2 pitching record for the Tigers in 2004.• Every Tiger team from 1974 to 2012 has had at least one future major leaguer on its roster.
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