Kennedy’s double powers Clemson

04/19/2014 12:01 AM

04/19/2014 12:02 AM

Shane Kennedy’s two-out double in the 11th inning propelled No. 20 Clemson to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh at Charles L. Cost Field on Friday night.

It was the first-ever meeting between the Tigers (23-14, 11-7 ACC) and Panthers (16-21, 8-11 ACC). Pitt is in its first season of ACC baseball.

The Panthers scored two runs, both on sacrifice flies, in the first inning to take a 2-0 lead.

The Tigers scratched back with a run in the fourth inning, and tied the score in the seventh inning on Jay Baum’s RBI groundout.

Steven Duggar led off the 11th with a single, stole second, and scored on Kennedy’s two-out double to right-center on an 0-2 pitch.

Tiger reliever Drew Moyer (3-0) earned the win for the Tigers, while Pittsburgh reliever Hobie Harris (3-5) suffered the loss.

The series continues Saturday at 3 p.m. on ESPN3.

Clemson Pittsburgh
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Slaton cf 5 0 0 0 Vranka cf 5 1 1 0
Krieger ss 5 1 3 0 Wosln ss 3 1 1 0
Boulwre dh 5 0 2 0 Roche rf 4 0 0 0
Duggar rf 5 1 2 0 Shelnsy 1b 3 0 1 1
Okey c 5 1 1 1 Hess 1b 1 0 0 0
Wilksn 2b 4 0 1 1 Vazquez dh 3 0 0 1
Kendy 1b 4 0 1 1 Lardo lf 3 0 1 0
McGib 1b 0 0 0 0 Yarnell lf 2 0 2 0
Baum lf 5 0 1 1 Frabsilo 3b 4 0 2 0
Wilson 3b 4 0 1 0 Johnson 2b 5 0 0 0
Pazos c 4 0 0 0
Totals 43 3 12 3 Totals 37 2 8 2
Clemson 000 100 100 01 3
Virginia 200 000 000 00 2

E—Krieger (18). DP—C 1, P 1. LOB—C 8, P 9. 2B—Krieger (9), Kennedy (2), Frabasilio (7). HBP—Roche; Vazquez. SH—Kennedy (1), Frabasilio (3). SF—Shelinsky (2), Vazquez (5). SB—Krieger (11), Duggar 2 (17). CS—Vranka (3).

Clemson IP H R ER BB SO
Crownover 8 5 2 2 2 3
Moyer W 3-0 3 3 0 0 0 2
Virginia IP H R ER BB SO
Harvey 61/3 7 2 1 0 5
Harris L 3-5 41/3 5 1 1 0 3
Danczyk 1/3 0 0 0 0 0

WP—Harvey (2). HBP—by Crownover (Roche); by Crownover (Vazquez). PB—Pazos (10).

Umpires—HP: Bryant Woodall; 1B: Reid Churchill; 3B: David Brown. T—3:18. A—609.

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