The No. 2 Louisville baseball team travels to the Palmetto State for a top 10 showdown against No. 7 Clemson starting Friday at 1 p.m., ET at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. First pitch for the series-opener was changed (originally set for 6:30 p.m.) due to potential inclement weather. The Cardinals and Tigers will continue their series Saturday at 4 p.m., and Sunday at noon. The first two games of the weekend will be televised on ACC Network Extra, while Sunday’s game will be televised on ESPN2. Radio coverage of the series is set for 93.9 The Ville.
Louisville is on a 12-game winning streak and needs just 2 ACC wins (6 remaining) to clinch to ACC Atlantic Division Title.
ABOUT THE CLEMSON TIGERS
Clemson has a 37-12 record overall following a win over Furman on Tuesday night in Greenville. The Tigers are second in the ACC Atlantic with a 16-8 record. Last season, Clemson was 44-20 overall and fourth in the Atlantic with a 16-14 record. The Tigers were 2-2 in the NCAA Regional in Clemson falling in the championship round to Oklahoma State.
Louisville is 5-9 all-time against Clemson in a series dating back to 1970. The Cardinals are 5-3 against the Tigers since joining the ACC, including a series win at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in 2015. Louisville has won both regular season ACC series with Clemson (5-1 record) while losing both games in the ACC Championship.