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Tigers Host No. 24 CCU

Tigers Host No. 24 CCU

The Tigers host defending national champion Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night in their only meeting of the 2017 regular season.

GAME SETUPWho – Coastal Carolina (34-17-1) vs. Clemson (37-15)• Rankings – CCU – No. 24 CB; CU – No. 14 BA, No. 14 CB, No. 12 USA• When – Tuesday (6:30 p.m.)• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)• Watch – ACC Network Extra• Video Announcers – Marty Clary, Pete Yanity• Listen – TigerCast, WCCP (105.5 FM)• Live Stats –• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball• Tickets –, 1-800-CLEMSON

SERIES HISTORYOverall Record – Clemson leads 43-9 (1986-15)• Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 31-6 (1988-14)

STARTING PITCHERS• LHP Anthony Veneziano (CCU) vs. RHP Tyler Jackson (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson was swept at home in three games against No. 2 Louisville last weekend by a combined six runs.• The Tigers are averaging 6.2 runs per game and hitting .285 with a .385 on-base percentage and 45 steals.• The pitching staff has a 3.17 ERA, .248 opponents’ batting average and 4.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .969.

COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW• Coastal Carolina is led by 22nd-year head coach Gary Gilmore.• The Chanticleers swept Texas-Arlington on the road last weekend. They are hitting .283 and have a 4.19 ERA and .971 fielding percentage.• Billy Cooke is hitting .341 with nine homers, 36 RBIs and 20 steals, while Kevin Woodall Jr., has 17 homers and 55 RBIs.

QUICK HITS• Coastal Carolina beat Clemson 9-5 at Conway in 2015 in the most recent meeting. The Tigers won 9-6 in the last meeting at Clemson in 2014.• Clemson is hitting .332 with a .538 slugging percentage and .418 on-base percentage in the fourth inning in 2017.• Clemson is 23-for-71 (.324) with five doubles, two grand slams and 71 RBIs with the bases full in 2017.

GREENE SECOND TO NONE• Sophomore Jordan Greene has exhibited a consistent glove at second base, committing only five errors for a .976 fielding percentage in 2017.• He is hitting .289 with eight doubles, 16 RBIs, 18 runs, a .356 on-base percentage and four steals in 48 games (40 starts) in 2017.• He is hitting .316 with five doubles, 12 RBIs, 10 runs and a .993 fielding percentage (one error) in 26 ACC regular-season games.• He is hitting .345 with two outs, and 10 of his 16 RBIs have come with two outs.• He is third on the team in multiple-hit games (16).• In his career, he is batting .271 with 12 doubles, a homer, 23 RBIs, 40 runs and a .381 on-base percentage in 86 games (67 starts).