Baseball: Arkansas roars past VU, 17-7

Arkansas used four 3-run home runs to hammer Vanderbilt 17-7 and even the series at 1-1 on Saturday. The Razorbacks improve to 26-7 overall (8-6 SEC). Vanderbilt falls to 17-16 overall (6-8 SEC). The loss dropped Vanderbilt to second place in the SEC East as South Carolina defeated Florida on Saturday. Arkansas and Vanderbilt conclude the series with a 1 p.m. game Sunday at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark.


Vanderbilt at Arkansas
               Apr 12, 2003 at Fayetteville, Ark. (Baum Stadium)

Vanderbilt 7 (17-16,6-8 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Ryan Klosterman ss.......  5  1  3  0   0  1  4  3   0
Matt Zeller cf...........  5  0  1  0   0  1  0  0   1
 Jeff Boutwell lf........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Cesar Nicolas 1b.........  4  1  1  1   0  1  8  1   2
Warner Jones lf/cf.......  4  1  1  1   0  1  1  0   0
 Gil Kim ph..............  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
John Kaye dh.............  4  0  2  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Mickey Kropf ph.........  1  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
Ryan Godfrey rf..........  3  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   2
 Worth Scott ph/rf.......  1  1  1  0   1  0  0  0   0
Tony Mansolino 3b........  3  1  1  0   1  0  0  1   2
 William Pauly ph........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Jonathan Douillard c.....  4  0  2  1   0  1  5  1   0
 Matt McGraner c.........  1  0  1  1   0  0  2  0   0
Zach Simpson 2b..........  3  1  1  1   1  0  3  1   2
 Rucker Taylor 2b........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   2
Robert Ransom p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 John Scott p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
 Blake Owen p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Nick Pilkington p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 41  7 16  6   3  6 24  9  11

Arkansas 17 (26-7,8-6 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Nick Pitts lf............  3  1  2  1   1  1  0  0   0
 Chris Williams lf.......  1  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   0
Kirk McConnell dh........  4  2  2  2   0  0  0  0   0
Andrew Wishy rf..........  4  2  1  3   1  1  0  0   6
 Jason Pyle ph/1b........  1  0  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Haas Pratt 1b............  5  2  2  3   0  2 10  0   0
 Matt Yost 1b/rf.........  1  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   1
Clay Goodwin 3b..........  5  0  1  0   0  2  2  0   0
Brady Toops c............  4  3  2  0   1  0  5  0   1
 Judd Kindle c...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Ryan Fox cf..............  4  4  3  5   0  0  2  0   0
Scott Bridges 2b.........  3  2  2  3   0  0  2  5   0
Scott Hode ss............  5  1  1  0   0  1  1  6   0
Clint Brannon p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
 Kyler Pomeroy p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Josh Merryman p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
Totals................... 40 17 17 17   3  8 27 15   8

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Vanderbilt.......... 110 030 101 -  7 16  1
Arkansas............ 823 100 30X - 17 17  2
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E - Mansolino; Goodwin(5); Fox(3). DP - VANDY 1; Arkansas 2. LOB - VANDY 11;
Arkansas 8. 2B - Klosterman; Nicolas; Kropf; Douillard; McConnell(5);
Goodwin(8); Hode(9). HR - Wishy(6); Pratt(9); Fox 2(13); Bridges(1). HBP -
Nicolas; Williams; McConnell; Fox; Bridges 2. SH - McConnell(6).

Vanderbilt             IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Robert Ransom.......  2.2 10 13 13  3  3 17 22  82
John Scott..........  3.1  4  1  1  0  3 13 17  56
Blake Owen..........  1.0  2  3  0  0  1  6  6  18
Nick Pilkington.....  1.0  1  0  0  0  1  4  4  16

Arkansas               IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Clint Brannon.......  5.0  9  5  3  1  2 23 25  74
Kyler Pomeroy.......  2.0  3  1  1  2  3  9 11  41
Josh Merryman.......  2.0  4  1  1  0  1  9  9  22

Win - Brannon (2-1).  Loss - Ransom (3-1).  Save - None.
WP - Brannon(6). HBP - by Ransom (Bridges); by Brannon (Nicolas); by Scott, J.
(Bridges); by Scott, J. (Fox); by Scott, J. (Williams); by Scott, J.
(McConnell). Inherited runners/scored: None. Pitches/strikes: Ransom 82/45;
Scott, J. 56/34; Owen 18/10; Pilkington 16/11; Brannon 74/48; Pomeroy 41/25;
Merryman 22/16.
Umpires - HP: Arthur Schmidt  1B: Richie Talent  3B: Jeff Head
Start: 3:07 pm   Time: 2:54   Attendance: 3472
Game: AR-33
Game notes:
Game two of series.

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