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The No. 23 Georgia Bulldogs finish a four-game road trip today when it battles Clemson. First pitch set for 6:02 p.m. ET and be available on the ACC Network and the Georgia Bulldog Sports Network.
The Bulldogs (16-7) have been playing without Ike Cousins Head Coach Scott Stricklin the past seven games after he tested positive for COVID-19. The Bulldogs are ranked No. 23 in this week’s Collegiate Baseball newspaper top 30 poll, down from No. 12 after going 1-2 at Texas A&M. Georgia lost the opener to the Aggies Friday 6-3 and then carried a 6-5 lead to the ninth Saturday and lost 7-6. On Sunday, Georgia trailed 4-1 going to the 7th and rallied for a 6-4 victory. Clemson (12-9) is riding a five-game winning streak including sweeping an ACC road series from Boston College.
The Bulldogs have been playing the Tigers since 1900 and lead the series 122-107-2. The teams didn’t meet in the shortened season of 2020, and the Bulldogs have won the past three meetings. The last one made history, a 3-2 victory in 20 innings at Foley Field in 2019 on Connor Tate’s walk-off single. It was the longest game by innings and time (6:33) for the Bulldogs and Tigers. Currently, Tate ranks second on the team in batting at .356 plus has three home runs and 15 RBI.
Georgia is batting .286 with a .357 OB%. The team ERA is 3.13 and fielding .979. In SEC action, the Bulldogs are batting .265 with a .330 OB%, a 5.50 ERA and .957 fielding percentage.
Georgia redshirt junior infielder Josh McAllister (.361-5-13) has reached base safely in 17 straight games. In the road series with Texas A&M this past weekend, he batted .357 with a pair of home runs and six RBI. McAllister ranks seventh in the SEC in batting. Freshman DH Corey Collins (.319-4-16) returned to action in the Texas A&M series after missing three games with a hamstring injury. He had started the first 17 games before the injury.
Pitching Matchup: UGA vs. Clemson
#29 Charlie Goldstein (0-0, 6.00, LHP, RFr.) vs. #27 Carter Raffield (0-1, 5.91, RHP, RFr.)
Radio Link: Georgia Bulldog Sports Network (Announcers: Jeff Dantzler, David Johnston)
Tuesday, Pregame Show begins at 5:40 p.m. ET: https://georgiadogs.com/watch/?Live=3931&type=Live
All regular season Bulldog games will be available on the Georgia Bulldog Sports Network with Jeff Dantzler and David Johnston bringing you the action. Georgia home games along with SEC road games will be available on the SEC Network+ platform too. All Georgia baseball games will be carried locally on WRFC 960 AM as it will serve as the primary home for all broadcasts. In Atlanta, Bulldogs fans can tune in to WFOM 1230 AM. Fans can listen to every game online for free through the official website of the Bulldogs, georgiadogs.com and the Georgia Bulldogs app. Also, games will be available on TuneIn. Live Stats are available via the Bulldogs app too.
ACC Network TV Link: (Announcers: Mike Monaco, Adam Greenberg)
Tuesday at 6:02 p.m. ET: https://www.espn.com/watch/player?id=b8c5e923-60a1-46e8-a6e9-7f83a3a8d9ec