Tigers looking to make up ground on FSU, which visits Miami in weekend series

Clemson will play Friday, Saturday, Sunday at Boston College, winless in four ACC series so far

Clemson's Garrett Boulware, former T.L. Hanna High School standout, swings during the second inning at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in Clemson.

Photo by Ken Ruinard

Clemson's Garrett Boulware, former T.L. Hanna High School standout, swings during the second inning at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in Clemson.

The Clemson baseball team (18-11, 6-6 ACC) will travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass. to take on Boston College (5-22, 0-11 ) in a three-game series at Commander Shea Field this weekend.

Game times are 2:30 p.m. on Friday, 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. The ACC home series will be the first of the season for the Eagles. The weekend weather forecast is for partly cloudy conditions with highs in the low 50s.

All three games will be broadcast live on the radio by Clemson Tiger Sports Network. Live stats will also be available at ClemsonTigers.com for all three games.

The series between the Tigers and Eagles is one six league matchups this weekend. ACC Atlantic Division leader Florida State (25-4, 8-4) plays at Miami (20-12, 5-7), while N.C. State (21-10, 5-7) is at home against Virginia Tech (21-9, 7-5). Top-ranked North Carolina (26-2, 9-2) is at home against Maryland (18-12, 4-8); Georgia Tech (22-7, 8-4) plays at Duke (19-13, 6-6); and Virginia (27-3, 9-3) plays at Wake Forest (17-14, 4-8) in a Saturday-Sunday-Monday set.

Clemson and Boston College have met 21 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 15-6 lead in the series dating to the 2006 season, the Eagles’ first year in the ACC. Clemson has won each of the last seven games and 10 of the last 11 contests in the series.

Last season at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, the Tigers swept the three-game series by a combined score of 17-8. In 2011 at Commander Shea Field, Clemson swept the series by a combined score of 25-9. The Eagles’ last win (11-5) came at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on April 3, 2010.

The Tigers hold a 7-2 lead in games played at Boston College. All 21 games in the series have been ACC regular-season contests.

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