Vandy-UNC Notebook: Stars Align
When the 2011 College World Series gets off the ground Saturday with Vanderbilt and North Carolina squaring off, there won't be any shortage of star power. To get the CWS started, former President George W. Bush will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Besides the political star power, there's plenty of baseball talent as well. Twelve Commodores were chosen in the recent Major League Baseball draft, the most in the country this season and an SEC record. The CWS opener features two of the four first-round picks in the tournament field. Vandy pitcher Sonny Gray will start in the mound after getting grabbed by Oakland with the 18th pick in the first round. One of the Tar Heel hitters he'll have to contend with is shortstop Levi Michael, taken by Minnesota with the 30th pick. Gray (12-3, 1.97 ERA...
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