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Clemson Baseball: Tigers Weather Storm from Miami Hurricanes

Published by on April 6, 2012

The Clemson Tigers faced a big challenge this past weekend, as they hosted then-No. 7 Miami Hurricanes for a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers were up to the task though, and they were able to take two of three from the Hurricanes.

The first game of the series was highlighted by Matt Campbell and Scotty Firth coming in from the bullpen and combining to limit Miami to one hit, no runs and nine strikeouts over the 5.2 innings. The score was tied at one until the bottom of the sixth inning, when Clemson was able to take a two-run lead on a sacrifice fly by Thomas Brittle and a double by Steve Wilkerson. Campbell’s great work earned them the win, and Firth was able to record the save as the Tigers held on to the lead and won with a final score of 3-1.

The second game of the series was a pitchers’ duel as well. Dominic Leone had a stellar outing, allowing only one run in seven innings, and was able to come away with the victory. The Hurricanes’ starter, Eric Whaley, had a solid day as well, allowing only three runs in 6.2 innings. The Tigers scored first in th...

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