NOTES: Huge Game For State

Posted May 25, 2013

NC State faces UNC tonight a win away from the ACC title game. Here are some notes on the Wolfpack.

The Wolfpack is 32-1 when leading after five innings, 37-1 when leading after six, 37-1 when leading after seven, and 38-0 when leading after eight.

  • Bryan Adametz is on the ACC’s longest active hitting streak, currently at 14 games. Adametz is hitting .444 (24-for-54) during the streak, with 10 runs, 13 RBIs, and four doubles. His OBP during the streak is .464, slugging .519.

  • Jake Fincher has reached base in 55 of 57 games this season, hitting .489 (22-for-45) when leading off an inning. Grant Clyde leads the team with a .522 (24-for-46) average when leading off.

  • The Pack’s 7-8-9 hitters are hitting .333 (7-for-21) with seven runs and three RBIs through two games in the ACC Tournament.

    Since May 16 (five games), batters 5-6-7-8-9 are hitting .338 (33-for-98) with 24 runs and 19 RBIs.

  • NC State’s bullpen has accounted for 28 of the Pack’s 44 wins, and 16 of the Pack’s last 24. The Wolfpack bullpen sports a 2.60 ERA through 276.2 IP this season, while opponents’ bullpens have a 4.74 ERA through 205 IP.

  • NC State closer Chris Overman has gone 23.2 IP without allowing an earned run, dating back to 2012. In his last 30.1 IP, stretching back to April 25, 2012, Overman holds a 0.59 ERA.

  • Since 2012, NC State’s record when Trea Turner:
    Has four or more hits: 3-1 (.750)
    Has three or more hits: 16-3 (.842)
    Has two or more hits: 37-10 (.787)
    Has one or more hits: 69-19 (.784)
    At least reaches base: 79-24 (.767)
    Doesn’t reach or doesn’t play: 8-9 (.471)

    Turner has three or more hits in 19 career games. He’s been held hitless in only 22.

  • State is outscoring opponents 63-29 in the third inning, 61-17 in the sixth, and 49-23 in the eighth.

    Stolen bases in a season: 102 in 2012 2013: 100

  • Shutouts in a season: 7 in 1978 and 2005 2013: 6

  • Saves in a season: 19 in 1992, 1994, and 2008 2013: 18

  • Wins in a season under Avent: 45-18 in 2003 2013: 44-13

    Carlos Rodon (3 apps)
    22.1 IP, 18 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 8 BB, 29 K, 3 2B, 1 3B, 0 HR, 1.21 ERA Went nine shutout innings vs. UNC (2012 ACCT) tying his then-career high with 12 Ks.

    Pitch count by appearance vs. UNC: 128, 129, 129 Had a string of 20.2 IP vs. UNC without an ER snapped after leaving the game on 4/27/13. UNC has not crossed the plate with Rodon on the mound in last 20 innings.

    Jake Fincher (6 gms)
    9-for-23 (.391), 5 R, 2 2B, 2 BB, 2 SB

    Has reached base in every career game against UNC.

    Trea Turner (6 gms)
    7-for-23 (.304), 3 RBI, 2 R, 5 BB, 9 SB

    Two stolen bases in each game vs. UNC this year, at least one SB in five of six career games against UNC.

    Bryan Adametz (4 gms)
    5-for-11 (.454)

    Brett Williams is the only player on the current NC State roster with a HR in his career against UNC.

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