The Tigers conclude the home-and-home season series with College Charleston at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday night.
GAME SETUP• Who – College of Charleston (20-20) vs. Clemson (33-8)• Rankings – COC – NR; CU – No. 6 BA, No. 5 CB, No. 3 USA• When – Tuesday (6:30 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Listen – TigerCast, WCCP (105.5 FM)• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball• Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON• Promotion – $1 Hot Dog Night• Promotion – Two on Tuesday – Fans can buy one regular-price ticket and get one of equal value for free.
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Clemson leads 26-2 (1899-2017)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 18-2 (1899-2016)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Tucker White (COC) vs. RHP Tyler Jackson (CU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson won two of three home games against No. 17 Wake Forest last weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 6.6 runs per game and hitting .285 with a .390 on-base percentage and 40 steals.• The pitching staff has a 3.09 ERA, .245 opponents’ batting average and 3.96 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .968.
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON OVERVIEW• College of Charleston is led by second-year head coach Matt Heath, who served as the pitching coach there under head coach Monte Lee.• The Cougars swept Towson at home in three games last weekend. They are hitting .285 and have a 5.42 ERA and .973 fielding percentage.• Tommy Richter is hitting .389, Luke Manzo is batting .347 and Logan McRae is hitting .333 with 12 homers and 48 RBIs.
QUICK HITS• Clemson, Louisville and North Carolina have clinched spots in the 12-team ACC Tournament at Louisville, Ky., from May 23-28.• Tiger head coach Monte Lee served as head coach (2009-15) at College of Charleston after lettering four years (1996-99) for the Cougars.• Clemson defeated College of Charleston 8-4 in Mount Pleasant on March 21 behind four home runs, including two by Chris Williams.
ANDREWS PITCHING IN SIXTH SEASON• Graduate righthander Patrick Andrews is in his sixth season in the Tiger program.• He has made 81 career appearances, tied for seventh in Tiger history, and 80 career relief appearances, third in Clemson history.• In 2017, he is 0-0 with a save, 2.87 ERA and 16 strikeouts against two walks in 15.2 innings pitched over 13 relief appearances.• He is holding opponents to 3-for-21 (.143) with runners in scoring position in 2017.• In his career, he has three saves, a 3.65 ERA, .251 opponents’ batting average and 93 strikeouts against 37 walks in 111.0 innings pitched.
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