Grice twice: #Clemson freshman hits pair of homers in 7-3 victory (AUDIO)

Kier Meredith saw his first action of the season, Tuesday, going 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored
(Clemson University Athletic Communications)

Clemson handled East Tennessee State 7-3, Tuesday, in the Tigers’ first midweek contest of the season. Freshman first baseman Caden Grice led the offensive attack with three RBI’s on a pair of home runs. Third baseman Max Wagner also homered and second baseman Regan Reid added a two-run double.

The Tigers trailed 3-2 entering the home half of the sixth before catcher Jonathan French singled and scored on Grice’s second long ball, putting Clemson ahead for good. Nick Clayton (1-0) was credited with the win but starter Carter Raffield was more effective, giving up just a run and striking out eight in four innings of work.

Clemson (4-2) will open ACC play Friday, playing host to Notre Dame in Game 1 of a 3-game series. First pitch at Doug Kingsmore Stadium is scheduled for 4 p.m.

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