Clemson baseball tops Eastern MIchigan to win series
02/16/2014 11:28 PM
02/16/2014 11:28 PM
Jay Baum went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and the go-ahead, run-scoring single in the eighth inning as No. 13 Clemson rallied for a 9-7 win over Eastern Michigan at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday.
The Tigers improved to 2-1 on the season, while the Eagles fell to 1-2.
The Tigers trailed 7-6 entering the eighth inning before the Tigers scored three runs without hitting the ball out of the infield. A costly two-out Eastern Michigan error extended the inning and allowed Clemson to score three unearned runs. The Eagles had trailed 4-0 and 6-4 before they took a 7-6 lead with three runs in the seventh inning.
Senior righthander Matt Campbell (1-0) earned the win by pitching the final 22/3 innings. He gave up two hits, one unearned run, and one walk with three strikeouts. Charlie Land (0-1), the fifth of six Eagle pitchers, suffered the loss despite allowing one hit and no earned runs in 21/3 innings pitched.
|Rubino ss||5||2||2||1||Slaton cf||3||2||0||0|
|Rotola 2b||3||1||1||1||Krieger ss||4||1||1||0|
|Gill 2b||2||0||0||0||Boulwre c||4||1||2||2|
|Ott rf||5||2||3||2||Duggar rf||4||2||1||0|
|Longo 1b||5||1||2||2||Baum lf||5||2||3||2|
|Sonabnd c||3||0||0||0||Okey dh||3||0||1||3|
|Dnnisn dh||4||0||1||0||Cox 1b||3||0||1||0|
|Gilmre 3b||3||0||1||0||McGbn 1b||0||0||0||0|
|Wilson cf||4||1||2||0||Wilson 3b||4||0||0||0|
|Bowden lf||4||0||1||0||White 2b||2||1||1||0|
E—Rubino 3 (3); Schaak (1); Krieger (2). LOB—EMU 8; Clemson 9. 2B—Rubino 2 (2); Ott (1); Longo 2 (4); Baum (1); Cox (1); White (1). 3B—Wilson (1); Baum (1). HBP—Dennison; Cox. SH—Gilmore (1); Krieger (2). SF—Okey (1). SB—Wilson (1); Krieger (3); Duggar (4); Cox (2). CS - Dennison (1); Okey (1).
|Land, L 0-1||21/3||1||3||0||2||2|
|Campbell, W 1-0||22/3||2||1||0||1||3|
WP—Bronson (1); Land 3 (5); Bates (1). HBP—by Delaplane (Cox); by Bates (Dennison). PB—Boulware (1). Umpires—HP: Steve Manders 1B: Jason Bradley 3B: Eric Johansen. T—3:39. A—5,064
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