South Carolina is mixing up its starting pitching rotation for this weekend’s home baseball series against Charleston Southern.
Freshman Adam Hill (3-0) joins the rotation and is slated to start Sunday against the Buccaneers, USC announced on Thursday. Hill has won all his midweek starts and has a 0.64 ERA to go with 24 strikeouts, one earned run and two walks in 14 innings of work.
Junior Taylor Widener was 0-1 with a 4.26 in his three Sunday starts this season. He has struck out 12 in 12 2/3 innings pitched, allowing 13 hits and six earned runs.
Clarke Schmidt (3-0) and Braden Webb (2-1) remain the Friday and Saturday starters, respectively. Hill, from T.L. Hannah High in Anderson, threw 41 pitches in three innings Tuesday in the win over Wofford.
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“We wanted to save the number of pitches so he’ll be fresh and ready to go,” Holbrook said after the game.
Times for the three-game series are 7 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. All three will be streamed on SEC Network Plus.