CLEMSON – Clemson and Tennessee will meet at 6 p.m. Saturday in Game 4 of the NCAA Baseball Tournament’s Clemson Regional at Clemson’s Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
The winner’s bracket game will be televised on ESPN2.
Clemson (44-17) is the tournament’s No. 1 seed while Tennessee (39-19) is the No. 2 seed. Clemson advanced with a 12-5 victory against fourth-seeded Lipscomb on Friday while Tennessee advanced via an 8-1 win against No. 3 seed Charlotte.
Junior two-way standout Caden Grice (8-1) is expected to be the starting pitcher for Clemson. Junior right-hander Chase Dollander (6-6), who leads the staff with 107 strikeouts, will start for the Vols.
Clemson is riding a 17-game winning streak and coming off its first ACC Tournament championship since 2016. Tennessee, which tied for fourth place in the SEC East with a 16-14 record, was bounced by Texas A&M in the first round of the SEC Tournament.
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Clemson baseball vs. Tennessee NCAA Tournament score, live updates
Clemson 14th: Will Taylor walks, steals second on a questionable strike 3 that sat Caden Grice down, and remains on third as Jack Crighton ends the game on a pop up.
FINAL: Tennessee 6, Clemson 5
Tennessee 14th: Hunter Ensley hits a go-ahead RBI double to score Maui Ahuna, and the Vols lead. Tennessee 6, Clemson 5.
Clemson 13th: 1-2-3 inning for the Tigers.
Tennessee 13th: Vols load the bases, but Nick Clayton gets an inning-ending 4-6-3 double play.
Cam Cannarella was apparently ejected in between innings for jawing back and forth.
Clemson 12th: Tigers go down 1-2-3. Onto the 13th, tied 5-5.
Tennessee 12th: A 1-2-3 inning. That half-inning went by like a blur given the last several.
Clemson 11th: Tigers finally chase Chase Burns with a pair of runners on and two out for Caden Grice. Seth Halvorsen comes in and strikes out Grice. To the 12th, 5-5.
Tennessee 11th: A Christian Moore double, a sacrifice and a walk has runners on the corners with one out for the Vols. Reed Garris now in at pitcher after Jackson Lindley started the inning.
A diving tag of first base by Caden Grice, who remains in the game at first, gets Clemson out of the inning.
Clemson 10th: Tigers load the bases with a single, walk and HBP. Burns strikes out Blake Wright and then gets a GIDP to end the inning. Wow.
The call was originally safe at first for Ben Blackwell, but it was overturned via review. To the 11th.
Tennessee 10th: A leadoff single but nothing else in the Vols' 10th. Will Chase Burns continue on the mound?
Clemson 9th: Blake Wright leads off with a double that Christian Scott nearly got to near the wall. Two batters later, Cannarella doubles and scores Wright with two out. Wow. Tennessee 5, Clemson 5.
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Tennessee 9th: Caden Grice back out for the 9th inning. He's at 98 pitches.
Christian Moore singles with two out. Blake Burke singles through the right side as well, and here comes Zane Denton.
Denton smashes a 3-run home run to left field. Wow. Tennessee 5, Clemson 4.
Clemson 8th: The Tigers again waste a baserunner with an aggressive play. Riley Bertram is thrown out trying to leg out a double. If Tennessee comes back in the 9th, remember all the baserunning outs.
Tennessee 8th: An 8-pitch inning for Grice leaves the door open for him to return in the 9th.
Clemson 7th: Cannarella leads off with a double off the first base bag, but is thrown out a couple batters later while trying to steal third base. Tigers baserunning has not been good.
Tennessee 7th: Zane Denton hits a solo home run just over Cam Cannarella's leap at the wall in center. Clemson 4, Tennessee 2.
Clemson 6th: Burns strikes out two. He has a very good breaking ball and a 99 mph fastball. 1-2-3 inning.
Tennessee 6th: Vols cleanup hitter Griffin Merritt hits into a 5-4-3 double play to end the inning. Tigers are 9 outs from a regional final.
Clemson 5th: Blackwell singles and steals second. Jerrell singles, and Blackwell stops at third base with no out.
Cam Cannarella finally gets the Tigers on the board with a 3-run home run to right field. Doug Kingsmore is LOUD. Clemson 3, Tennessee 1.
— Clemson Baseball (@ClemsonBaseball) June 3, 2023
After Will Taylor hits a bullet single off the left field wall, Tennessee is changing pitchers. Dollander goes 4.1 innings. Here comes Chase Burns.
Burns' first pitch results in a RBI double by Caden Grice. Clemson 4, Tennessee 1.
Tennessee 5th: Grice has eight strikeouts. 1-2-3 inning.
Clemson 4th: Tigers lineup off balance against Tennessee's Chase Dollander.
Tennessee 4th: Christian Moore's solo homer gives the Vols the lead. Tennessee 1, Clemson 0.
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Clemson 3rd: Jacob Jarrell walks, but nothing else in the Tigers' 3rd.
Tennessee 3rd: Caden Grice works through a leadoff walk. He's been very good through 3 innings.
Clemson 2nd: Billy Amick's long at-bat ends in a popup that falls past the second baseman in shallow right field. Amick then moves to second on a wild pitch. Ben Blackwell has an infield single, but Amick is thrown out trying to score for the third out.
Tennessee 2nd: Grice works around a two-out single. Scoreless.
Clemson 1st: Cooper Ingle singles but is thrown out at second base. After review, call stands.
Tennessee 1st: Caden Grice strikes out the side. Not bad. Doug Kingsmore is rocking today.
This article originally appeared on Greenville News: Clemson baseball score vs. Tennessee: Live updates from NCAA regional