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Charlie Barnes
Player Profile:
Charlie Barnes 1924444
Position: LHP
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sumter, S.C.
High School: Sumter HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Career Stats

Made most of his appearances out of the bullpen as a freshman in 2015, then became a weekend starter during the entire 2016 season and became the Friday starter in 2017 ... in 220.0 innings pitched over 44 appearances (34 starts) and three seasons, he had a 12-11 record and 3.85 ERA while allowing 221 hits (.259 opponents’ batting average) and 54 walks with 220 strikeouts ... third in Tiger history in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.07) and eighth in walks per nine innings pitched (2.21) ... two-time All-ACC Academic selection ... two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

2017: Drafted in the fourth round (No. 106 overall pick) by the Minnesota Twins and signed in June ... Third-Team All-ACC selection ... won the Stowe Award, given to the team’s most valuable pitcher ... All-ACC Academic selection ... had a 5-5 record and 3.20 ERA in 16 starts ... in 101.1 innings pitched, he allowed 98 hits (.261 opponents’ batting average) and 22 walks with 113 strikeouts, most by a Tiger since 1996 ... ninth in Tiger history in strikeouts and ninth in strikeout-to-walk ratio (5.14) ... tied for 24th in the nation in strikeouts ... fourth in the ACC in strikeouts, sixth in innings pitched and tied for sixth in starts ... led the team in strikeouts ... tied for the team lead in starts ... had 11 strikeouts in four games ... had a streak of 27.2 innings pitched in a row without allowing an earned run from Feb. 17 to March 17 ... pitched 7.2 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, no runs and no walks with 11 strikeouts against Elon on Feb. 24; combined with Ryley Gilliam and Brooks Crawford to set a school record with 23 strikeouts ... pitched 7.1 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits, no earned runs and two walks with seven strikeouts against No. 4 South Carolina on March 3 ... pitched 6.1 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, no earned runs and two walks with seven strikeouts to earn the win against Notre Dame on March 10 ... pitched 8.1 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, two runs and a walk with seven strikeouts against No. 11 Virginia on March 17 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one run and one walk with 11 strikeouts to earn the win at Boston College in Kingston, R.I., on March 24 ... pitched 5.2 innings in a starting role, allowing one walk with seven strikeouts to earn the win at Georgia Tech on March 31 ... pitched 7.2 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one run and two walks with 11 strikeouts to earn the win against Virginia Tech on April 7; named ACC Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week on April 10 ... pitched 6.1 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one earned run and one walk with seven strikeouts to earn the win against Nevada on May 6 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one earned run with five strikeouts against No. 2 Louisville on May 12 ... pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing seven hits, two runs and a walk with 11 strikeouts at NC State on May 18 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, one earned run and no walks with four strikeouts against Duke in the ACC Tournament on May 23 ... No. 82 college prospect for the 2017 draft in the preseason by Baseball America ... No. 311 college prospect for the 2017 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball ... No. 147 starting pitcher in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball.

2016: All-ACC Academic selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had a 6-4 record and 4.66 ERA in 16 starts ... in 94.2 innings pitched, he allowed 97 hits (.256 opponents’ batting average) and 24 walks with 84 strikeouts ... tied for eighth in the ACC in starts, tied for eighth in strikeouts and ninth in innings pitched ... led the team in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts ... only Tiger to make all his pitching appearances in a starting role ... only walked one of 101 batters faced who led off an inning ... held opponents to a .209 batting average with two outs ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing two hits and one run with seven strikeouts to earn the win against James Madison on Feb. 26 ... pitched 7.1 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one run and no walks with four strikeouts to earn the win against No. 22 Boston College on March 19 ... pitched 8.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, two runs and a walk with three strikeouts to earn the win at Duke on April 9 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing two walks with six strikeouts to earn the win against No. 9 NC State on May 6 ... pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one run and a walk with seven strikeouts to earn the win at Georgia Southern on May 13 ... pitched 8.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, one run and no walks with seven strikeouts at Notre Dame on May 19 ... pitched 6.1 innings in a starting role with six strikeouts to earn the win against Western Carolina in the Clemson Regional on June 3 ... No. 20 ACC prospect for the 2017 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball ... played for Hyannis in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he was 1-2 with a 4.44 ERA, .322 opponents’ batting average and 32 strikeouts against nine walks in 28.1 innings pitched over six starts.

2015: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had a 1-2 record and 3.38 ERA in 12 appearances (two starts) ... in 24.0 innings pitched, he allowed 26 hits (.265 opponents’ batting average) and eight walks with 23 strikeouts ... held opponents to a .212 batting average with two outs, .100 batting average with runners on base and two outs and an .063 batting average with runners in scoring position and two outs ... in 16.2 innings pitched over 10 relief appearances, he was 1-0 with a 1.62 ERA, .212 opponents’ batting average and 16 strikeouts against five walks ... in 10.1 innings pitched over six relief appearances in May, he allowed nine hits (.214 opponents’ batting average), no earned runs and three walks with 11 strikeouts ... in 4.0 innings pitched over two relief appearances in postseason games, he allowed four hits, no earned runs and a walk with four strikeouts ... pitched 3.1 perfect innings in relief with two strikeouts to earn his first career win against Wofford on Feb. 25 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit and no walks with three strikeouts against Western Carolina on April 14 ... pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in relief against No. 3 Louisville on May 3 ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits and no earned runs with five strikeouts at Furman on May 12 ... pitched 3.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no earned runs and a walk with four strikeouts against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament on May 22 ... played for Lexington County in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 3-2 with a 2.92 ERA, .248 opponents’ batting average and 37 strikeouts against three walks in 37.0 innings pitched over seven starts.

Before Clemson: State pitcher-of-the-year as a senior ... Perfect Game First-Team All-Atlantic selection ... all-state as a junior and senior ... led his team to the state championship as a freshman and senior ... No. 2 player in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... No. 1 lefthander in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... No. 65 lefthander in the nation by Perfect Game ... No. 10 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... played in the East Coast Pro Showcase ... South Carolina Select Team member ... lettered three times in baseball at Sumter High School, where he was coached by Brooks Shumake.

Personal: His brother, James, was a redshirt freshman quarterback on the 2016 Clemson football team that won the national championship ... graduated May 12, 2017 with a degree in parks, recreation & tourism management in only three years ... born Charles Segars Barnes on Oct. 1, 1995 in Sumter, S.C.

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