STATESBORO, GA. (WACH) - Tyler Slaton's two-run homerun in the fourth inning gave No. 13 Clemson a 5-4 win over Georgia Southern at J.I. Clements Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
The win was the 900th for Jack Leggett as head coach at Clemson. The Tigers (13-7) evened the two-game, midweek series against Georgia Southern (17-5).
The Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, then Clemson scored two unearned runs on a two-out error in the second inning. The Eagles regained the lead with two runs in the third inning before Slaton's second long ball of the season in the fourth inning.
Freshman righthander Drew Moyer (1-0) earned his first career victory by pitching four scoreless innings of two-hit ball. Matt Campbell pitched a scoreless ninth inning to record his fourth save of the season. Georgia Southern reliever Eric Alonzo (2-2) took the loss.
Clemson returns to action this weekend when they host No. 2 Florida State in a three-game series. First pitch for game one is set for Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.