College Baseball

Miami tops Clemson in 12, spoils fine start by Gossett

newsroom@islandpacket.comApril 27, 2014 

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CLEMSON -- Tyler Palmer's double in the 12th inning lifted No. 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) have take the first two games of the series from the Tigers (25-18, 12-10).

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 Wilkerson's one-out RBI single. After eight scoreless innings, the Hurricanes scored two runs in the 12th inning, the first on Palmer's one-out double to left field and the second on Zack Collins' RBI single.

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

Drew Moyer (3-1) got the loss. Starter Daniel Gossett allowed one run on seven hits in nine innings. He tied a career high with 13 strikeouts.

The series concludes at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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