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Clarkin Impressive Early

Clarkin is slated to start Wednesday's game

CHARLESTON, SC - Left-handed pitcher Ian Clarkin's move up to the Low-A has been a successful one in the early going. He has started two games for the Riverdogs thus far and has a 0.93 ERA and a win to his name. After dominating Spring Training camp and excelling in Extended Spring Training, Clarkin earned his move to the Riverdogs less than two weeks ago.

He tossed five shutout innings against the Delmarva Shorebirds in his low-A debut and then allowed just one earned run in 4 2/3 innings in his next outing against the Rome Braves, striking out a total of ten batters in the two contests. Although Clarkin is a newcomer to the team, pitching coach Carlos Chantres is already impressed by his maturity and command on the mound. "I saw him throw a...

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