Clemson baseball is under new management as Erik Bakich takes over as head coach heading into the 2023 season.
The 56-game schedule is set to begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, February 17th with a three-game set at Doug Kingsmore Stadium hosting Binghamton.
The Tigers then host Charlotte on Tuesday, February 21st, before UCF rolls into Clemson for a three-game set from February 24th through 26th.
After a neutral game in Greenville against USC Upstate on Tuesday, February 28th, the Tigers tackle their annual series with South Carolina.
The first game is Friday, March 3 in Clemson, followed by a Saturday game at Fluor Field in Greenville (South Carolina is designated the home team) and the final game is set for Columbia.
The Tigers begin ACC play on March 17th by hosting the Duke Blue Devils for three games. Other home ACC series include Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Louisville and North Carolina.
Away ACC series are Georgia Tech, Florida State, North Carolina State, Boston College and Virginia Tech.
Of the 14 ACC schools that play baseball, 12 are invited to the ACC Tournament which will be held May 23-28 in Durham, North Carolina at Bulls Athletic Park.
An intriguing season awaits Clemson baseball as the new look Tigers debut February 17
It’s an intriguing season in the making for a team that has been rooted in tradition, with very little change for decades, now on it’s third head coach in just 8 seasons, transfers both into and out of the program, with a new approach and mix of old and new staff and players.
Bakich accepted the Clemson job after ten seasons at Michigan. The Wolverines were 328-216 overall and 140-93 in Big-10 play under Bakich and topped out as CWS runner-up in 2019.
Bakich began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Clemson in 2002, before moving to Vanderbilt from 2003-2009 and then was head coach at Maryland (2010-2012) and finally Michigan (2013-2022).
Bakich has an overall record of 398-314 as a collegiate head coach.