Charlie Barnes allowed one run on four hits in a career-high 7 1/3 innings pitched to lead Clemson to a 6-1 victory over Boston College at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday.
Barnes (2-2) struck out four and didn’t give up a walk to pick up the win for Clemson (15-3, 4-1 ACC). Brooks Crawford pitched the final 1 2/3 innings to record his first career save. Boston College starter Jesse Adams (2-2) took the loss, giving up five runs (three earned) on four hits in three innings.
The Eagles (12-5, 2-3) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, but the Tigers responded with four two-out runs in the bottom of the second. Chase Pinder’s infield single scored two runs to highlight the inning. Seth Beer led the Tigers, going 2-for-3 with a double, a run and walk. He extended his hitting streak to 16 games, and it was Beer’s sixth straight multiple-hit game.
The series concludes Sunday at 1 p.m.