- Associated Press - Thursday, May 22, 2014

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Steve Wilkerson’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Clemson past Miami 3-2 on Thursday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.

Jon McGibbon homered to help the fifth-seeded Tigers (36-22) improve to 2-0 in their three-team round-robin group. They will advance to the title game Sunday if they beat ninth-seeded Georgia Tech on Friday.

Tyler Slaton led off the ninth with a walk, and moved to second on Steven Duggar’s single two batters later. Wilkerson followed with a single to right field off Bryan Garcia (5-4) that brought home Slaton with the winning run.

Dale Carey went 4 for 5 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (40-17), who fell to 1-1 at the tournament and play fourth-seeded Duke on Saturday.

Drew Moyer (5-1) got the win in relief of starter Daniel Gossett, who struck out eight in 8 1-3 innings.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide