College baseballNo. 15 Clemson 4, Winthrop 2

No. 15 Clemson edges Winthrop in baseball

From Staff ReportsApril 3, 2014 

— The No. 15 Clemson Tigers scored four runs in the fifth inning to defeat Winthrop, 4-2, Wednesday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

The Tigers (19-9) won their fifth game in a row. The Eagles, led by former Clemson assistant coach Tom Riginos, fell to 14-17.

Starter Clate Schmidt (4-4) earned the win by allowing four hits, one run and one walk with four strikeouts in 51/3 innings. Matt Campbell earned his sixth save by closing out the ninth.

Winthrop starter Zach Sightler (2-2) suffered the loss despite pitching four scoreless innings. One of his four charged runs in the fifth was earned.

The Tigers opened the scoring in the fifth inning after Chris Okey led off by reaching on an error. Steve Wilkerson’s double set up Shane Kennedy’s sacrifice fly, then Tyler Krieger capped the inning with a two-out, two-run single.

WINTHROPCLEMSON
abrhbiAbrHbi
Daniels 2b4111Slaton cf4110
Patrick cf5010Krieger ss4012
Menken rf4011Blware c4010
Thomas lf4010Duggar rf4000
Kaczka 3b4000Okey dh3100
Smith 1b2110Wlkson 2b3130
Goodno c4020Kendy 1b2001
Malnd dh2000McGbn 1b0000
Edwards ss3000Baum lf3021
Bryant ph0000Wilson 3b2100
Asbill pr0000
Totals32272Totals29484

Winthrop0000010012
Clemson00004000x4

E—Kaczka (i8); Kennedy (2). DP—W 1. LOB—W 9, C 4. 2B—Daniels (7); Wilkerson (11). HBP—Smith. SH—Maldonado (1). SF—Daniels (1); Kennedy (1). SB—Maldonado (1); Slaton (8). CS—Wilkerson (1); Baum (4).

WINTHROPIPHRERBBSO
Sightler L 2-242/354111
Crohan11/320011
Shelley210002

CLEMSONIPHRERBBSO
Schmidt W 4-451/341114
Moyer12/310013
Crownover110001
Campbell S 6111112

HBP—by Campbell (Smith). BK—Crohan (1). Umpires—HP: David Savage; 1B: Micke Cheek; 3B: Jay Furlong. T—2:25. A—3,683.

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