Tigers face Georgia tonight

Clemson travels to Athens to complete the second game of a two-game set against the Bulldogs.

GAME SETUP
• Who - Clemson (22-18) vs. Georgia (20-20)
• Rankings - CU - NR; UGA - NR
• When - Tuesday (7 p.m.)
• Where - Athens, Ga. (Foley Field)
• Watch - SEC Network

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - Georgia leads 121-104-2 (1900-2015)
• Record at Georgia - Georgia leads 68-46 (1901-2014)

STARTING PITCHERS
• RHP Brody Koerner (CU) vs. RHP Mike Mancuso (UGA)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has won five games in a row, swept Duke in a rain-shortened series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.2 runs per game and hitting .283 with a .369 on-base percentage and 42 stolen bases.
• The pitching staff has a 3.62 ERA, .248 opponents’ batting average and 2.57 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .963.

GEORGIA OVERVIEW
• Georgia is led by second-year head coach Scott Stricklin.
• The Bulldogs were swept 2-0 at home by Louisiana State last weekend. They are hitting .268 and have a 4.29 ERA and .971 fielding percentage.
• Stephen Wrenn is hitting a team-high .317 with five homers, 21 RBIs and 20 steals, while Nick King has 14 steals.

QUICK HITS
• Georgia downed Clemson 3-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on April 7. The road team has won the last eight games in the series.
• Clemson has 2,699 all-time wins, ninth-most in history among programs at the Division I level.
• During Clemson’s current five-game winning streak, it has outscored the opposition 41-13.

PINDER PLAYING LIKE A VETERAN
• Freshman Chase Pinder has been a starter at second base most of the 2015 season.
• He is hitting .273 with 18 runs, seven doubles, one triple, three homers, 24 RBIs, a .376 on-base percentage and two steals in 38 games.
• He has 19 walks and four hit-by-pitches against only 18 strikeouts.
• He is hitting .386 with runners on base, .395 with runners in scoring position and .356 with two outs along with 14 two-out RBIs.
• He has a solid .969 fielding percentage, committing only five errors.
• He is hitting .292 with two homers, five doubles, 15 RBIs and a .395 on-base percentage in 19 ACC regular-season games.
• He had never played in the infield prior to Clemson, but played second base while Tyler Krieger was injured.


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