Noting ACC Baseball: Friday, May 13

May 13, 2011

NORTH CAROLINA AT GEORGIA TECH
FRIDAY NC - RHP Patrick Johnson (8-1, 3.10) vs. GT- RHP Mark Pope (10-2, 1.27)
SATURDAY NC - LHP Kent Emanuel (6-1, 2.73) vs. GT - LHP Jed Bradley (6-2, 2.63)
SUNDAY NC - RHP Chris Munnelly (5-3, 3.91) vs. GT - RHP Buck Farmer (8-2, 3.10)
Of note: Friday’s game has been moved up to a 4 p.m. start due to the threat of inclement weather ... Georgia Tech holds a 64-53 advantage in the all-time series ... Tech won all three meetings in 2010 at UNC’s Boshamer Stadium, winning 2-1 and 13-5 to clinch the series before an 11-8, 10-inning comeback victory in the finale ... The Yellow Jackets own a 31-25 advantage in games played in Atlanta.

CLEMSON AT VIRGINIA TECH
FRIDAY CU - RHP Dominic Leone (4-1, 3.06) vs. VT - LHP Joe Mantiply (5-6, 4.05)
SATURDAY CU - RHP Jonathan Meyer (5-1, 2.82) vs. VT - RHP Marc Zecchino (5-4, 4.57)
SUNDAY CU - RHP Justin Sarratt (6-1, 1.70) vs. VT - RHP Joe Parsons (6-2, 2.91)
Of note: Clemson and Virginia Tech have met 58 times, with the Tigers holding a 34-22-2 lead in the series dating back to 1902 ... In 2010 at Clemson’s Doug Kingsmore Stadium, the Tigers swept the Hokies by a combined score of 21-10, but Virginia Tech topped Clemson 9-8 in the ACC Tournament later that year ... In 2009 at Virginia Tech’s English Field, the Hokies won two of three games.

MIAMI AT VIRGINIA
FRIDAY UM - LHP Bryan Radziewski (7-2, 3.29) vs. VA - LHP Danny Hultzen (9-1, 1.19)
SATURDAY UM - RHP Eric Whaley (7-3, 2.99) vs. VA - RHP Tyler Wilson (5-0, 2.85)
SUNDAY UM - RHP E.J. Encinosa (4-4, 2.81) vs. VA - RHP Will Roberts (9-0, 1.43)
Of note: Friday’s game has been moved up to a 5 p.m. start due to the threat of inclement weather ... Miami holds an 18-12 lead in the all-time series with Virginia ... However, Virginia took three of four contests with the Hurricanes last season, winning two of three in Miami before snagging the teams’ meeting on the third day of the 2010 ACC Championship as well.

FLORIDA STATE AT NC STATE
FRIDAY FS - LHP Sean Gilmartin (8-1, 1.36) vs. NCS - RHP Rob Chamra (7-1, 4.03)
SATURDAY FS - RHP Hunter Scantling (3-0, 2.22) vs. NCS - RHP Cory Mazzoni (3-6, 4.10)
SUNDAY FS - RHP Mike McGee (2-2, 3.86) vs. NCS - TBD
Of note: Florida State holds a 52-24 lead in the series with NC State ... The series dates back to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in 1968, the year the Wolfpack went to the College World Series ... FSU leads the series 49-19 since joining the ACC for the 1992 season, including a 39-16 mark in regular-season games ... The Seminoles have won eight of the last nine meetings.

WAKE FOREST AT DUKE
FRIDAY WF - LHP Brian Holmes (2-3, 2.84) vs. DU - RHP Chase Bebout (2-3, 3.55)
SATURDAY WF - LHP Tim Cooney (6-2, 2.55) vs. DU - RHP Dennis O’Grady (5-3, 3.77)
SUNDAY WF - LHP Austin Stadler (1-7, 9.95) vs. DU - RHP Marcus Stroman (2-4, 3.11)
Of note: Wake Forest leads the all-time series 150-134-2 .. The Demon Deacons have won 13 of the last 15 meetings between the teams, including two of three at Winston-Salem, N.C., last season ... Entering the weekend series with Duke, Wake Forest is eighth in the overall ACC standings ...The Deacs are one game behind NC State for seventh place and lead Virginia Tech by a game ... The top eight teams will compete in the 2011 ACC Championship, set for May 25-29 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park (site of this weekend’s Duke-Wake series).