Panthers Survive Clemson Comeback to Win First ACC Series With A 10-7 Victory

The Panthers took the nightcap of their doubleheader towards No. 20 Clemson with one other offensive explosion, successful 10-7. The victory secures Pitt’s first sequence win of the season.

Panthers starter Logan Evans pitched 5 innings, giving up one run and hanging out 9 batters as Pitt jumped out to an 8-1 benefit.

The Tigers fought again as the sport went on, scoring six runs in two innings, however the Panthers managed to grasp on and safe the victory. 

Clemson took a primary inning lead on a towering house run over the left discipline wall by designated hitter Cooper Ingle.

The Panthers loaded the bases within the second inning, and Kyle Hess doubled in two; second baseman Jeff Wehler hit a single to make it 3-0.

Pitt doubled their lead within the third, sparked by a Ron Washington Jr. two-bagger. First baseman Bryce Hulett and DH Jack Anderson hit back-to-back house runs, and Clemson starter Nick Hoffman left the sport after 2.2 innings.

The Panthers added one run in every of the subsequent three innings. Wehler tripled within the fourth and scored on a sacrifice fly, whereas Washington Jr. hit a house run within the fifth. A Sky Duff single made it 9-1 within the sixth.

Clemson acquired 5 again within the seventh thanks to two doubles with runners in scoring place off of C.J. McKennett. Brady Devereux changed him, and gave up house runs to second baseman Tyler Corbitt and third baseman Max Wagner in .1 innings of labor because the Tigers clawed again to a 9-7 deficit.

Head coach Mike Bell pulled Devereux to give Baron Stuart his second look of the day, and a save alternative.

Hulett hit a two-out triple within the eighth to rating Duff and provides Pitt some respiration room.

Stuart earned the save, pitching two innings with 5 strikeouts, hanging out the facet within the ninth to clinch the victory.

The win strikes the Panthers to 12-10 on the season, and 3-5 within the ACC. They’ll look to full a sweep of the Tigers on Saturday, March 25 at 3pm.

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