FS Preview: (43-13)Florida State vs. (35-25)Clemson – ACC Baseball Tournament

By Marcus Joseph

Tallahassee, Fla. (franchisesportsonline.net – The Florida State baseball team looks to pick up their first win tomorrow afternoon as they will face the Clemson Tigers, who are also coming off a first round lost in the ACC Tournament.

The #17 Virginia now moved to 1-0 in the ACC Tourny, and will go on to face Georgia Tech tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m.

Clemson began their tournament play on Thursday morning against UVA (36-16-1, 18-12), the Tigers were swept  by Hookies’ in their last matchup during the season. In their matchup today the Tigers trailed 2-1 in the eighth inning, and gave up a very costly walk.

As for Florida State, in the teams last matchup of the season, the Noles’ were able to clinch the ACC Atlantic Division title with their win on the road over Clemson. The Seminoles did struggle losing their first game of a double-header, and ultimately lost the series 2-1.

“We feel fine about the position we are in,” Ramsey told reporters. “We are staying in attack mode, that’s ready to go and ready to win ball games. We can only control so much. We are going to continue to play our Seminole brand of baseball and not worry about everything else around us.”

The Noles’ wil alsol be going up against First-Team All-ACC senior designated hitter Phil Pohl and junior third-baseman Richie Shaffer.

Florida State is said to be starting freshman left-hander Brandon Leibrandt.

The Seminoles will take to the diamond at 3 p.m.

Game Information

The game will broadcast live on the Regional Sports Network and in Florida on Sun Sports. Fan can listen to the game locally on 1270 AM and over the internet on Seminoles.com. Live stats will be available via gametracker, while fans can always receive in-game updates on Twitter @FSU_Baseball.

Every game of the ACC Tournament will also be live-streamed via the Internet by ESPN3. In addition, Sirius 93 will broadcast all 13 games live via satellite radio, and every game with exception of the Wednesday and Friday 7:00 p.m. games will also be broadcast live via satellite radio on XM 190.

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