Noting ACC Baseball: Friday, April 1

April 1, 2011

GEORGIA TECH AT DUKE
FRIDAY
GT - RHP Mark Pope (5-0, 0.59) vs. DU - LHP Dillon Haviland (1-1, 1.64)
SATURDAY
GT - LHP Jed Bradley (3-0, 1.67) vs. DU - RHP Dennis O’Grady (4-1, 4.50)
SUNDAY
GT - RHP Buck Farmer (4-1, 1.91) vs. DU - RHP Marcus Stroman (1-1. 3.42)

Of note: Sixth-ranked Georgia Tech leads the all-time series by an 80-27 magin ... the Yellow Jackets are 27-12 against Duke on the road and 46-11 overall since head coach Danny Hall’s arrival on the Flats in 1994 ... Tech won all three meetings between the teams in Atlanta in 2010 ... Duke has beaten at least three top-25 teams in each of the past four seasons.

WAKE FOREST AT NC STATE
FRIDAY
WF - RHP Nate Jones (0-0, 3.12) vs. NCS - RHP Cory Mazzoni (2-2, 2.59)
SATURDAY
WF - THP Tim Cooney (3-1, 1.50) vs. NCS - RHP Danny Healey (1-3, 6.53)
SUNDAY
WF - LHP Austin Stadler (0-5, 9.39) vs. NCS - TBA

Of note: NC State and Wake Forest have met 245 times in baseball, which is the third-most games the Wolfpack has played against any school, trailing only North Caroina (274) and Duke (266) ... the Pack leads the overall series with the Deacons 138-103-4 ... this series features the ACC’s reigning Co-Pitcher’s of the Week in NC State’s Cory Mazzoni and Wake Forest’s Tim Cooney.

MIAMI AT BOSTON COLLEGE
SATURDAY
UM - LHP Bryan Radziewski (3-2, 2.78) vs. BC – LHP Andrew Lawrence (1-1, 4.35)
SUNDAY
UM - RHP E.J. Encinosa (1-2, 3.67) vs. BC – LHP Nate Bayuk (3-2, 3.77)
SUNDAY
UM - RHP Eric Whaley (4-1, 2.37) vs. BC – RHP John Leonard (3-2, 2.54)

Of note: Due to heavy snow in the Northeast, Friday’s scheduled game was postponed ... the teams hope to play a single game on Saturday and a doubleheader on Sunday ... if the games are able to be played they will be the first true home games of the season for the Eagles ... both BC and the Hurricanes have won two of their three ACC series to date.

CLEMSON AT NORTH CAROLINA
FRIDAY
CU - RHP Scott Weismann (2-3, 6.52) vs. NC - RHP Patrick Johnson (5-0, 2.58)
SATURDAY
CU -RHP Dominic Leone (0-1, 7.00) vs. NC - LHP Kent Emanuel (4-1, 2.04)
SUNDAY
CU - RHP Scott Firth (2-0, 3.10) vs. NC - TBD

Of note: Clemson and North Carolina have met 175 times on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 96-78-1 lead in the series dating back to 1901 ... The Tar Heels hold a 38-36 lead all-time in games played at North Carolina, while Clemson has a 76-59 advantage in ACC regular-season games ... UNC is ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation, while Clemson is ranked as high as 16th

FLORIDA STATE AT MARYLAND
FRIDAY
FS - LHP Sean Gilmartin (5-0, 1.43) vs. MD - RHP Chuck Ghysels (1-2, 4.95)
SATURDAY
FS - RHP Scott Sitz (3-1, 3.86) vs. MD - RHP David Carroll (4-1, 2.56)
SUNDAY
FS - RHP Gary Merians (4-1, 2.05) vs. MD - LHP Eric Potter (2-3, 3.93)

Of note: The Seminoles have rattled off 39 consecutive victories against the Terrapins, dating to the 1998 season, and hold an all-time mark of 60-3 in the series ... the Terps are in the middle of three straight weekend series against ACC ranked opponents ... the seventh-ranked Seminoles started the 2011 season strong by winning 15 of their first 16 and have won two of their three games against Florida, which has been ranked in the top-5 throughout the season.

VIRGINIA AT VIRGINIA TECH
FRIDAY
VA - LHP Danny Hultzen (5-0, 1.12) vs. VT - LHP Joe Mantiply (2-4, 5.02)
SATURDAY
VA - RHP Tyler Wilson (3-0, 2.27) vs. VT - RHP Marc Zecchino (2-3, 3.82)
SUNDAY
VA - Cody Winiarski (3-1, 3.51 ERA) vs. VT - RHP Joe Parsons (2-4, 5.02)

Of note: Virginia holds an 85-77 advantage in the all-time series with Virginia Tech ... The Cavaliers won two of three games last year in the series with the Hokies in Charlottesville. Virginia Tech took two of three from Virginia in 2009 in UVa’s last trip to Blacksburg, breaking a UVa win streak of 12 straight in the series, dating to April 16, 2003 ... Virginia has won 13 of the 16 meetings with VT since the Cavaliers’ current coaching staff started in 2004.