The Mountaineers won the season-opening series 2-1.
West Virginia put its first two runners on base in the fifth inning, then a throwing
error on a sacrifice bunt scored a run. The Mountaineers added two more runs on an
RBI groundout and two-out, run-scoring single in the fifth inning. Clemson rallied
with four hits in the seventh inning, but scored only one run thanks to a crucial
Chad Donato (1-0) picked up the win by tossing 6.0 effective innings, allowing seven
hits, one run and one walk with five strikeouts. Tiger starter Brody Koerner (0-1)
suffered the loss despite allowing just one run on three hits with a career-high
eight strikeouts in 4.0 innings pitched.
Clemson faces Charleston Southern at Doug Kingsmore on Wednesday at 4 p.m. It is
BOGO Wednesday, as fans can purchase one adult-seat ticket and receive an additional
reserved-seat ticket free of charge.
West Virginia takes opening series
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