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No. 11 Hurricanes Down No. 20 Clemson 3-2 in 12 Innings


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CLEMSON, S.C. – Tyler Palmer’s double in the 12th inning scored the go-ahead run to lift #11 Miami (Fla.) to a 3-2 victory over No. 20 Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday night. The Hurricanes (31-13, 18-5 ACC) took a 2-0 lead in the series over the Tigers (25-18, 12-10 ACC).

Willie Abreu’s two-out single in the first inning scored Tyler Palmer, then Clemson responded with a run in the third inning on Steve WilkersonSteve Wilkerson
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Roswell, GA

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’s one-out single to left field that plated Weston WilsonWeston Wilson
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High Point, NC

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to tie the score 1-1. After eight scoreless innings, the Hurricanes scored two runs in the 12th inning, the first on Palmer’s one-out double to left field that scored pinch-runner John Lawroski and the second on Zack Collins’ one-out single to right to plate Palmer.

Thomas Woodrey (3-0) earned the win in relief by pitching a perfect 11th inning, while Bryan Garcia recorded his 13th save of the season. Drew MoyerDrew Moyer
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Gilbert, SC

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(3-1) suffered the loss. In a no decision, Daniel GossettDaniel Gossett
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Lyman, SC

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allowed just one run on seven hits in 9.0 innings pitched. He also tied his career high with 13 strikeouts.

The series concludes Sunday at 1 p.m. on CSS and ESPN3.


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