CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat No. 8 Florida State 7-3 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Monday afternoon. The Tigers, who won the series 2-1, improved to 28-15 overall and 11-13 in the ACC. The Seminoles fell to 29-13 overall and 14-6 in ACC play. It wasClemson’s fifth series win over Florida State in the last seven seasons.
Florida State took a 2-1 lead in the second inning on Steven Wells Jr.’s two-out, two-run single, then the Seminoles added a run in the third inning. But Chase Pinder hit a two-out, run-scoring double in the fourth inning and the Tigers took the lead in the fifth inning with two runs on Seth Beer’s run-scoring single and Reed Rohlman’s sacrifice fly. Beer added a two-run double and Weston Wilson lined a two-out, run-scoring single in the ninth inning.
Tiger reliever Pat Krall (7-1) earned the win by tossing the final 7.0 innings without allowing a run. Seminole reliever Tyler Holton (2-3) suffered the loss, as he surrendered an unearned run on four hits in 2.2 innings pitched.
The Tigers conclude their home-and-home season series with Furman on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Fans can purchase four tickets and a $10 concession voucher for only $30. Fans can also purchase one regular-price ticket and get one of equal value for free. It’s $1 Hot Dog Night and Star Wars Day as well.