Seth Beer Returns and #14 Clemson Beats Pitt 14-6

The Tigers won their third in a row and improved to 6-4 in the ACC with a barrage of hits against Pitt on Friday night.

Jordan Greene, Seth Beer and Reed Rohlman

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CLEMSON, S.C. - The No. 14 Clemson Tigers scored in each of their last seven innings at the plate as they defeated Pittsburgh 14-6 to win their 13th straight game at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night. The Tigers, who took a 1-0 lead in the series, improved to 20-6 overall and 6-4 in the ACC. The Panthers dropped to 12-10 overall and 4-6 in ACC play. It was the first meeting between the two teams at Clemson and the fourth overall.
Trevor Groves
Trevor Groves
 
After missing the last two games due to the loss of his grandfather, Seth Beer gave the Tigers the lead for good in the third inning on his run-scoring double off the wall in left field to extend his hitting streak to 22 games, tied for eighth-longest in school history. With the Tigers ahead 7-5, they broke the game open with five runs in the fifth inning, highlighted by Reed Rohlman’s two-run single. Rohlman went 4-for-5 with 3 RBI's to pace Clemson, who totaled 16 hits in the contest. Six different Tigers had two or more hits, and Monte Lee said it was the most complete performance he has seen this season.
Trevor Groves
Trevor Groves
Trevor Groves
 
Tiger starter Clate Schmidt (5-0) earned the win by allowing eight hits, six runs and no walks with five strikeouts in 6.2 innings pitched. Pittsburgh starter Josh Falk (2-3) suffered the loss, as he yielded four runs on five hits in 2.1 innings pitched.
Trevor Groves
 
The series continues Saturday at 4 p.m. Live video is available for free on TigerCast at ClemsonTigers.com. Fans can purchase four tickets and a $10 concession voucher for only $30. It’s also Spring Family Picnic, as fans can celebrate spring with the entire family and receive trading card set No. 2.
Trevor Groves

Trevor Groves


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