Vanderbilt baseball on fire

The Vanderbilt Commodores - once given up for dead by some - have surged back into contention for a SEC Championship. The 'Dores won their second consecutive conference sweep by handling the Missouri Tigers over the weekend. Look inside for a Vanderbilt baseball update.

LAST WEEK

Friday: W, 8-3 at Missouri
Saturday: W, 5-1 at Missouri
Sunday: W, 3-1 at Missouri

TEAM HIGHLIGHTS

No. 20 Vanderbilt 36-12 (14-10 SEC) completed its second consecutive sweep by outscoring the Missouri Tigers by a combined 16-5 score. In two weeks the Commodores have vaulted from a losing SEC record to being tied for the third most league wins in the SEC and most wins overall of any SEC team.

Tyler Beede: (7-5, 3.60 ERA) Struck out seven and walks two in five innings of work on Friday. Leads Vandy in strikeouts with 76.
Carson Fulmer: (3-1, 1.17 ERA) Pitched six innings Saturday, striking out three and walking three while allowing four hits and no runs.
Tyler Ferguson: (6-3, 2.87 ERA) Pitched 3 2/3rd inning on Sunday allowing two hits while striking out five.
Walker Buehler: (8-1, 1.49 ERA) On Friday pitched three innings of relief work, striking out four and walking just one.
Brian Miller: (1-0, 0.68 ERA) Pitched the ninth inning on Friday allowing no hits, walks or runs. His .115 opponent batter average is the lowest of Commodore pitchers.
Adam Ravenelle: (3-0, 0.98 ERA) On Sunday earned a victory after striking out one and allowing just one hit in 3 1/3 innings.
Hayden Stone: (1-0, 0.51 ERA) Pitched three innings of relief on Saturday, allowing one hit, one walk and a run while striking out five to earn a save.
Jason Delay: (.333, 12 RBI) Had three hits including two doubles and an RBI on Friday. Finished the week going 4 for 6 with two doubles.
Rhett Wiseman: (.247, 21 RBI) Picked up a pair of hits on Friday night, one a triple.
Dansby Swanson: (.348, 23 RBI) Had double and walk on Sunday scoring two runs. Leads Vandy in hits with 64.
Vince Conde: (.308, 31 RBI) Picked up two hits including a double in Sunday's win. His 27 walks leads the Commodores.
Nolan Rogers: (.220, 14 RBI) On Friday had a pair of hits for an RBI.
John Norwood: (.271, 17 RBI) Had half of Vandy's hits on Saturday two doubles and a single.
Xavier Turner: (.306, 28 RBI) Picked up two hits on Sunday.
Bryan Reynolds: (.328, 35 RBI) Had three hits, one a homer on Friday night. His 19 doubles and four homers are both Vandy team bests.
Zander Wiel: (.255, 24 RBI) On Saturday had a two RBI triple to pace the 'Dores.

VANDERBILT THIS WEEK

Tuesday 6:30 pm: vs. Louisville
Thursday 7:30 pm: at Florida
Friday 6:00 pm: at Florida (FSN)
Saturday 11:00 am: at Florida
SEC STANDINGS

EAST	CONF	GB	ALL

FLA	18-6	--	33-15
VAN	14-10	4	36-12
USC	13-11	5	35-13
TEN	10-14	8	28-17
KEN	10-14	8	28-19
GEO	 9-14	8.5 	23-23
MIZ	 6-18	12 	20-27

WEST	CONF	GB	ALL

OLM	15-9	--	35-14
MSU	14-10	1	31-18
LSU	13-10   1.5	35-13
ALA	13-11	2	30-18
TAM	12-12	3	30-19
ARK	11-13	4	30-20
AUB  	 9-15	6	25-23
SEC THIS WEEK

Vanderbilt at Florida
Alabama at LSU
Missouri at South Carolina
Georgia at Ole Miss
Auburn at Kentucky
Texas A&M at Arkansas
Tennessee at Mississippi State

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