Tigers fall in game two

Tigers fall in game two

In game two of this weekend's series with N.C. State, Clemson lost, 9-4.

Trailing 1-0, the Tigers scored two unearned runs in the first inning after a costly Wolfpack error. But Knizner belted a solo homer in the sixth inning to tie the score and Turner grounded a two-out single up the middle to score the go-ahead run in the seventh inning.

NC State added six insurance runs in the ninth inning. Turner had a game-high four hits, while Knizner added two doubles and a homer.

Reliever D.J. Thomas (2-0) earned the win by tossing 5.2 scoreless innings. He gave up just three hits and no walks with two strikeouts.

Eric Peterson pitched 2.0 innings to record his second save of the year. Tiger starter Zack Erwin (2-2) suffered the loss despite tying his career high with seven strikeouts in 6.2 innings pitched.

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