CLEMSON, S.C. - The No. 12 Tigers host No. 11 Coastal Carolina on Wednesday in the first of two meetings in 2019.
• Who - Coastal Carolina (13-3-1) vs. Clemson (12-3)
• Best Rankings - CCU - No. 11 Collegiate Baseball; CU - No. 12 Collegiate Baseball
• When - Wednesday (6 p.m.)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - ACC Network Extra
• Video Announcers - Jose Alvarez, Fred Cunningham
• Listen (Radio) - WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate
• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com, TuneIn
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball
• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 45-10 (1986-18)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 33-6 (1988-18)
• LHP Scott Kobos (CCU) vs. RHP Jackson Lindley (CU)
• Clemson swept No. 3 North Carolina in three home games by a combined score of 25-9 last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 7.3 runs per game and hitting .275 with a .388 on-base percentage and 29 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.83 ERA, .221 opponents’ batting average and 3.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .976.
COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW
• Coastal Carolina is led by 24th-year head coach Gary Gilmore.
• The Chanticleers went 1-1-1 in the Seattle Baseball Showcase. They are hitting .309 and have a 4.39 ERA and .967 fielding percentage.
• Parker Chavers is hitting .389 with five homers and 21 RBIs, while Scott McKeon is batting .377 with a homer and 13 RBIs.
• In its first three-game sweep of North Carolina since 1997, Clemson hit .336 with 25 runs, a .419 on-base percentage and 2.67 ERA.
• Clemson has allowed only four steals in six attempts this season.
• In each of Clemson's last seven games, the team that scored first lost.
• Clemson is in a tie for first place in the ACC Atlantic Division standings with NC State with a 3-0 league mark.
• Overall in the ACC standings, Clemson is in a tie for first place with NC State.
ASKEW ANSWERING THE CALL
• When Clemson was in need of help in the weekend rotation in early March, freshman lefthander Keyshawn Askew stepped up.
• He was a midweek starter in the first few weeks, then he made his weekend starting debut against No. 3 North Carolina on March 10.
• He is 2-0 with a 3.44 ERA, .190 opponents' batting average and 17 strikeouts in 18.1 innings pitched over four appearances (three starts).
• Clemson has a 3-0 record in his three starts.