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ACC Weekend Preview

Here is your ACC Weekend Pitching Matchups and Predictions.

#1 Florida State at Clemson
May 12 FSU – LHP – Brandon Leibrandt (6-1, 2.71 ERA) vs CU – RHP – Dominic Leone (6-3, 5.31 ERA) 6:30 p.m.
May 13 FSU – RHP – Mike Compton (9-0, 2.59 ERA) vs CU – RHP – Kevin Pohle (5-2, 2.91 ERA) 6:30 p.m.
May 14 FSU – TBA vs CU – TBA

Brian Foley: FSU 2-1

#8 North Carolina at Duke
Fri. UNC LHP Kent Emanuel (So., 6-3, 1.80 ERA) vs RHP Marcus Stroman (Jr., 5-4, 2.36 ERA)
Sat. 2 p.m. RHP Benton Moss (Fr., 5-2, 2.44 ERA) vs LHP Trent Swart (Fr., 3-7, 4.58 ERA)
Sun. 2:30 p.m. LHP Hobbs Johnson (So., 4-1, 1.60 ERA) vs RHP Robert Huber (So., 4-4, 4.85 ERA)

Brian Foley: UNC 2-1

#17 NC State at Virginia Tech
Friday: NCS Carlos Rodon, LHP (1.42 ERA, 8-0) vs. VT Joe Mantiply, LHP (3.51, 5-4)
Saturday: NCS Anthony Tzamtzis, RHP (2.77, 5-3) vs. VT Marc Zecchino, RHP (4.47, 2-4)
Sunday: NCS Ethan Ogburn, RHP (2.60, 4-2) vs. VT Andrew Aizenstadt, RHP (5.44, 2-2)

Brian Foley: NC State 2-1

Wake Forest at #20 Miami, Florida
GAME 1: FRIDAY, MAY 11, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
PROBABLE STARTERS
MIAMI: LHP Eric Erickson(7-5, 3.20 ERA) vs.WAKE: LHP Tim Cooney (5-5, 3.43 ERA)

GAME 2: SATURDAY, MAY 12, 7 p.m. (Comcast/CSS)
PROBABLE STARTERS
MIAMI: LHP Steven Ewing (5-1, 2.71 ERA)vs.WAKE: RHP Jack Fischer (3-4, 3.54 ERA)

GAME 3: SUNDAY, MAY 13, 1 p.m. (Comcast/CSS)
PROBABLE STARTERS
MIAMI: RHP Eric Whaley (3-3, 2.54 ERA) vs.WAKE: LHP Brian Holmes (6-2, 3.08 ERA)

Brian Foley: Miami 2-1

Georgia Tech at #21 Virginia

VIRGINIA CAVALIERS (32-14-1, 14-10)
Probable Starting Rotation
Fri. – RHP Branden Kline (6-3, 3.52 ERA)
Sat. – LHP Scott Silverstein (2-4, 3.78 ERA)
Sun. – RHP Artie Lewicki (3-2, 4.30 ERA)

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (30-19, 10-14)
Probable Starting Rotation
Fri. – RHP Buck Farmer (7-3, 3.20 ERA)
Sat. – LHP Jake Davies (0-1, 3.45 ERA)
Sun. – RHP Cole Pitts (4-4, 4.60 ERA)

Brian Foley: GT 2-1

Fordham at Boston College

Saturday: BC RHP Hunter Gordon (2-6, 5.68 ERA) vs. Fordham RHP Daniel Munday (5-3, 3.75 ERA)
Sunday: BC TBA vs. Fordham RHP John Porter (2-6, 6.00 ERA)

Brian Foley: BC 1-1

  • Mark C.

    Hi Brian.  As a GT fan, I like your prediction for the weekend series against UVA.  I wanted to get your insight leading to your prediction.

    • http://collegebaseballdaily.com Brian Foley

      Just a hunch this week!

      Brian Foley

  • Nhauser24

    Hey Brian When do you think the ACC tourney predictions will be posted?