Wednesday, May 11, 2011

ACC Baseball By The Numbers

Clemson's Brad Miller, front left, dives safely back to first base as Georgia Tech 
first baseman  Jake Davies tries a pickoff-attempt during an NCAA college 
baseball game on Sunday, May 1, 2011,  in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo)
A little info from for you horsehide fans to chew on...

.882 - ACC Player of the Week Brad Miller of Clemson posted an .882 slugging percentage in five games last week to go along with a .588 batting average and .650 on-base percentage.

0 - Earned runs allowed by ACC Pitcher of the Week Justin Sarratt of Clemson during the week of April 25 through May 1 while working 14.1 innings and picking up a pair of wins.

4 - Number of ACC shortstops named quarterfinalists for the 2011 Brooks Wallace Award (Clemson's Brad Miller, Georgia Tech's Jacob Esch, NC State's Chris Diaz and Virginia's Chris Taylor).

6 - Number of ACC baseball student-athletes named to the Capital One Academic All-District III Team announced by CoSIDA (Clemson's Phil Pohl, Florida State's James Ramsey, Georgia Tech's Jacob Esch, Virginia's Danny Hultzen, and Duke's Chase Bebout and Will Piwnica-Worms).

8 - Number of ACC players named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List (Clemson's Brad Miller, Florida State's Sean Gilmartin and Mike McGee, Georgia Tech's Jed Bradley and Mark Pope, North Carolina's Levi Michael, and Virginia's Danny Hultzen and Branden Kline).

14 - ACC-record number of shutouts thrown by Virginia's pitching staff this season, including Will Roberts' perfect game vs. George Washington on March 29. The Cavaliers posted shutouts in both of their wins over Boston College in last weekend's three-game series.

23 - Florida State's James Ramsey has hit safely in 23 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the ACC at present and this season. 300- Clemson coach Jack Leggett is the third ACC coach to record 300 regular-season conference wins (joining his Clemson predecessor Bill Wilhelm and current Florida State coach Mike Martin). Georgia Tech's Danny Hall is just two ACC wins shy of hitting the 300 mark.

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