BLACKSBURG – Coming off of a midweek matchup, No. 25 Virginia Tech baseball is making ready to tackle Clemson this weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium for its second street sequence of the season with all video games being broadcasted on ACC Community Further.
The Hokies (9-6, 5-4 ACC) and Tigers (6-8, 1-5) will meet for the primary time since 2019. Clemson leads the general sequence 47-24-2 whereas Tech is 7-27 in Clemson.
Tech is heading into the weekend with two ACC sequence wins this season. The Hokies are additionally ranked No. 25 heading into the weekend on the D1 Baseball ballot and No. 13 on the Baseball America ballot.
ON THE CALL
The matchup can be broadcast on ACC Community Further, with Ron Smith (play-by-play) and Pete Yanity (analyst) on the decision Friday, Marty Clary (play-by-play) and Nathan McCreary (analyst) on Saturday and Clary (play-by-play) and Yanity (analyst) on the decision Sunday.
LAST TIME OUT
The Hokies struggled in opposition to midweek opponent UNC Greensboro (11-5) on Tuesday. The Spartans scored a run within the high of the primary. Tech tied the sport within the backside of the third on a double from Lucas Donlon. UNC Greensboro rallied within the high of the sixth scoring 4 runs taking a 5-1 lead. The Hokies scored one other run on a double from Cade Swisher however didn’t catch the Spartans.
PLAYER TO WATCH
Freshman Matthew Siverling has been dominant for the Hokies and has established himself as a go-to man out of the bullpen. The lefty has pitched 12.2 innings this season in seven video games. He has struck out 15 batters and has solely allowed three earned runs. He had a career-high six strikeouts in opposition to Miami in Sport 1 and has solely allowed runs in three out of seven appearances.
2021 File: 6-8 (1-5 ACC)
Head Coach: Monte Lee (188-94, sixth season)
All-time sequence: 24-47-2
The Tigers are at present ranked sixth within the Atlantic Division. Clemson was predicted to complete fourth within the division within the pre-season rankings. The Tigers are at present 36th within the nation in residence runs (17) and fourth within the ACC in WHIP (1.31).