May 27, 2006

CRANCER'S WALK-OFF SINGLE LIFTS TECH PAST CLEMSON 8-7 IN 10 INNINGS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Wally Crancer slashed a single past a charging third baseman to drive home Michael Fisher with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as Tech stayed alive in the ACC Tournament with an 8-7 victory over Clemson.

The Clemson loss snapped a 17-game winning streak.

The Jackets and Tigers will meet again on Saturday night for the right to play in the ACC Championship Game on Sunday afternon.

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                               2006 GEORGIA TECH BASEBALL
                             #2 Clemson vs #7 Georgia Tech
                    May 27, 2006 (Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville)
 
  Clemson 7 (45-14)                             Georgia Tech 8 (45-15)
  Player                      AB  R  H BI       Player                      AB  R  H BI
  ---------------------------------------       ---------------------------------------
  Herman Demmink dh..........  5  1  2  0       Steven Blackwood cf........  5  0  2  3
  Brad Chalk cf..............  4  2  3  2       Wally Crancer rf...........  6  0  2  1
  Marquez Smith 3b...........  5  1  0  0       Matt Wieters dh/p..........  5  1  1  1
  Tyler Colvin lf............  6  0  3  2       Jeff Kindel lf.............  4  1  1  0
  Taylor Harbin 2b...........  5  1  1  0       Whit Robbins 3b............  5  2  3  0
  Andy D'Alessio 1b..........  4  0  2  1       Luke Murton 1b.............  4  0  1  1
  Stan Widmann ss............  5  1  1  2       Mike Trapani 2b............  2  2  1  0
  D.J. Mitchell rf...........  4  0  2  0        Ryan Tinkoff 2b...........  1  0  0  0
   Ben Hall ph...............  1  0  0  0       Andy Hawranick c...........  4  0  0  1
   Alex Burg rf..............  0  0  0  0       Michael Fisher ss..........  4  2  3  0
  Adrian Casanova c..........  6  1  1  0       David Duncan p.............  0  0  0  0
  Josh Cribb p...............  0  0  0  0        Jared Hyatt p.............  0  0  0  0
   Ryan Hinson p.............  0  0  0  0        Tim Ladd p................  0  0  0  0
   Stephen Clyne p...........  0  0  0  0        Brad Rulon p..............  0  0  0  0
   Daniel Moskos p...........  0  0  0  0        Michael Hutts p...........  0  0  0  0
                                                 John Goodman p............  0  0  0  0
  ---------------------------------------       ---------------------------------------
  Totals..................... 45  7 15  7       Totals..................... 40  8 14  7
 
  Score by Innings                      R  H  E
  ---------------------------------------------
  Clemson............. 010 200 031 0 -  7 15  0
  Georgia Tech........ 110 210 002 1 -  8 14  2
  ---------------------------------------------
 
  Note: None out, 2 runners LOB when the game ended.
 
  E - Fisher, M.(21); Hutts, M.(1). DP - Clemson 1. LOB - Clemson 17; Georgia Tech 12.
  2B - CHALK(8); HARBIN(17); Blackwood, S(16); Robbins, W.(18); Fisher, M.(9). 
  HR - Wieters, M.(9). HBP - DEMMINK; Blackwood, S. SH - WIDMANN(2). SB - CHALK(16); 
  M. SMITH(3); COLVIN 2(20); MITCHELL(5).
 
  Clemson                        IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP BK HP IBB  AB BF  FO GO  NP
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Josh Cribb ................   3.2  4  3  3  2  4   0  0  0  0   15 17   5  2  82
  Ryan Hinson ...............   1.0  3  2  2  3  0   0  0  0  0    6  9   1  2  42
  Stephen Clyne .............   2.1  2  0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0    9 10   4  2  34
  Daniel Moskos  L,4-5.......   2.0  5  3  3  0  1   0  0  1  0   10 11   2  2  28
 
  Georgia Tech                   IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP BK HP IBB  AB BF  FO GO  NP
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  David Duncan ..............   4.2  9  3  3  4  2   0  0  1  0   22 28   7  5  90
  Jared Hyatt ...............   2.1  3  2  2  1  1   0  0  0  0   10 11   2  4  39
  Tim Ladd ..................   0.1  0  1  1  2  1   0  0  0  1    1  3   0  0  14
  Brad Rulon ................   0.1  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0    2  2   0  1   7
  Matt Wieters ..............   0.2  1  1  1  0  1   0  0  0  0    3  3   1  0  12
  Michael Hutts .............   1.0  1  0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0    5  5   1  1  12
  John Goodman  W,1-0........   0.2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0    2  2   1  1   3

  Hyatt faced two batters in the 8th.
  Clyne faced one batter in the 8th.
 
  HBP - by Duncan, D. (DEMMINK); by MOSKOS (Blackwood, S). PB - Hawranick, A(7). Inherited
  runners/scored: HINSON 1/1; CLYNE 3/0; MOSKOS 1/0; Hyatt, J. 3/0; Ladd, T. 2/1; Rulon,
  B. 3/2; Wieters, M. 2/0; Hutts, M. 1/1; Goodman, J. 1/0. Pitches/strikes: CRIBB 82/48;
  HINSON 42/23; CLYNE 34/18; MOSKOS 28/21; Duncan, D. 90/53; Hyatt, J. 39/24; Ladd, T.
  14/5; Rulon, B. 7/5; Wieters, M. 12/10; Hutts, M. 12/9; Goodman, J. 3/2.
 
  Strikeouts - CHALK; M. SMITH; COLVIN; D'ALESSIO; MITCHELL; CASANOVA; Blackwood, S;
  Crancer, W.; Wieters, M.; Murton, L. 2; Hawranick, A. Walks - CHALK 2; M. SMITH;
  HARBIN; D'ALESSIO 2; MITCHELL; Kindel, J.; Murton, L.; Trapani, M. 2; Hawranick, A;
  Fisher, M..
 
  Umpires - HP: Bruce Ravan  1B: David Savage  2B: Randy Harvey  3B: Scott Graham
  Start: 1:40 pm   Time: 3:42