Clemson is back at home for the Super Regional against beginning Saturday night at 6:00 PM on ESPNU. Game two will be Sunday night at 7:00 PM on ESPN2. And if necessary, game three will be Monday at either 1:00 PM or 7:00 PM on ESPN2.
Clemson is hosting a Super Regional for the fourth time. Each of the three previous times, the Tigers won the Super Regional and advanced to the College World Series. Clemson has a sparkling record at home in NCAA tournament play with a 39-8 record including a mark of 36-6 under Jack Leggett.
Jack Leggett press conference
The Tigers will start lefthander Casey Harman Saturday. He is 7-2 with a 3.95 ERA and is coming off a strong performance in last week’s regional at Auburn. Harman beat the home team last Saturday with a complete game, five hit performance allowing just two runs. Scott Weismann is the likely starter for game two for Clemson.
Clemson third baseman John Hinson
Alabama has set its starting pitchers for all three games. Righthander Jimmy Nelson will start Saturday night. He’s 8-2 with a 3.92 ERA. Sunday’s starter will be righthander Nathan Kilcrease. He’s 8-2 with a 2.42 ERA. And if a third game is necessary Monday, lefthander Adam Morgan will get the start. He’s 7-4 with a 5.52 ERA.