BASEBALL: CLEMSON 10, MOREHEAD STATE 5

Big inning lifts Clemson to victory

From Staff ReportsMarch 19, 2013 

Clemson head coach Jack Leggett gives instructions to base runners during the Tigers NCAA regional game against Coastal Carolina at Carolina Stadium, Friday, June 1, 2012.

GERRY MELENDEZ — gmelendez@thestate.com Buy Photo

— Garrett Boulware’s three-run homer capped a six-run fourth inning for Clemson as the Tigers cruised to a 10-5 victory against Morehead State at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday night.

The victory gave Jack Leggett his 1,236th career win as coach, moving him ahead of Larry Cochell into 12th place in Division I coaching wins.

Mike Kent (1-1), the third of four Tiger pitchers, tossed three scoreless innings. He allowed three hits and no walks with four strikeouts.

Dan Hyatt (0-1) of the Eagles allowed six runs on four hits and one walk in 11/3 innings.

Clemson (12-7) trailed 3-2 through three innings, but the Tigers put the game out of reach in the fourth.

Thomas Brittle led Clemson’s 12-hit attack by going 3-for-4 with an RBI and two steals.

Clemson and Morehead State will conclude their two-game series today at 4 p.m.

Morehead St.Clemson
AbrhbiAbrhbi
Pickens lf4220Slaton lf4121
Sweeny 1b5010Duggar rf5121
Mchbe 3b5012Triller rf0000
Grnwell ss3000Wilkrsn 2b4001
Robinsn rf4000Boulware c4124
Burns dh3120Reed c0000
Williams c4122Kenndy dh4000
Gross 2b2110McGibn 1b4110
Duff ph1000Baum 3b2310
Birkfer 2b0000Brittle cf4131
Elmore cf3000Krieger ss2212
Totals34594Totals331012 10

Morehead St.0210200005
Clemson01161001X10

E—Greenwell (4); Krieger (4). DP—Clemson 2. LOB—Morehead St. 7; Clemson 4. 2B—Pickens (3); Mocahbee (3); Burns (5); Baum (4); Krieger (3). HR—Williams (2); Boulware (4). HBP—Greenwell; Burns; Krieger. SF—Slaton (2); Krieger (1). SB—Pickens (3); Slaton (1); Brittle 2 (7). CS—Sweeney (3); Duggar (4); Baum (4).

Morehead St.IPHRERBBSO
Pence22/352200
Hyatt L,0-111/346610
Smith111001
Pearcy200012
Cirbo121100
ClemsonIPHRERBBSO
Crownover353300
Bates212221
Kent W,1-1330004
Campbell100011

HBP—by Bates (Burns); by Hyatt (Krieger); by Bates (Greenwell). BK—Pence 2 (2). Umpires—HP: Darion Padgett 1B: Danny Everett 3B: Rick Brown. T—2:36. A—4,185.

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