Clemson Baseball to host Dallas Baptist

 

 

 

The No. 11 Tigers face No. 10 Dallas Baptist for the first time when they play a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium this weekend.

SERIES SETUP 

• Who – Dallas Baptist (3-0) vs. Clemson (4-0) 
• Best Rankings – DBU – No. 10 CB; CU – No. 11 BA 
• When – Friday (4 p.m.), Saturday (1 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.) 
• Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) 
• Watch – ACC Network Extra (Friday, Sunday) 
• Video Announcers – Fred Cunningham, Kyle Parker 
• Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tigers Network 
• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com 
• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball 
• Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON 
• Promotion (Saturday) – Young fans can stand on the field during the national anthem and run the bases after the game.

SERIES HISTORY 

• Overall Record – 0-0

 

STARTING PITCHERS 

 Friday – RHP MD Johnson (DBU – 1-0, 1.80 ERA) vs. LHP Jacob Hennessy (CU – 0-0, 5.79) 
• Saturday – LHP Jordan Martinson (DBU – 0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Brooks Crawford (CU – 0-0, 4.50) 
• Sunday – RHP Luke Eldred (DBU – 1-0, 0.00) vs. LHP Jake Higginbotham (CU – 1-0, 1.69)

 

CLEMSON OVERVIEW 
• Clemson defeated Furman 12-4 at home on Tuesday after sweeping William & Mary at home in three one-run games last weekend. 
• The Tigers are averaging 6.5 runs per game and hitting .270 with a .418 on-base percentage and three steals. 
• The pitching staff has a 3.65 ERA, .193 opponents’ batting average and 6.14 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .993.

 

DALLAS BAPTIST OVERVIEW 
• Dallas Baptist is led by 11th-year head coach Dan Heefner. 
• The Patriots swept Monmouth at home in three games last weekend. They are hitting .287 and have a 2.67 ERA and .964 fielding percentage. 
• Tim Millard is 5-for-11 (.455) with two homers, two doubles and five RBIs, while Evan Sandmann and Jameson Hannah are both 4-for-10 (.400).

QUICK HITS 
• Clemson is 4-0 for the first time since 2010, when the Tigers started the season 8-0. 
• Clemson is hitting .313 with two outs in the 2018 season. 
• Seth Beer has reached base three times in each of the four games this season.

JOLLY HAPPY AS A SENIOR 
• Robert Jolly is enjoying his best season as a senior in 2018. After being a catcher from 2015-17, he has moved to the outfield. 
• He is hitting .500 with a double, three RBIs, two runs, four walks against only one strikeout and a .643 on-base percentage in four games. 
• In his career, he is hitting .282 with 16 doubles, a homer, 38 RBIs, a .382 on-base percentage and three steals in 120 games (62 starts).

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