Here is your SEC Recap for April 17th.
#3 South Carolina 5 #1 Vanderbilt 1
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trailing by a pair of runs, third ranked South Carolina batted around in the seventh inning and scored four times to rally for a 5-3 victory over top ranked Vanderbilt to clinch a weekend SEC baseball series. The Gamecocks are 28-7 and 12-3 in the SEC while Vanderbilt drops to 32-5 and 11-4 in conference play. Sophomore right-hander Matt Price worked three scoreless and struck out seven batters to pick up the win and improve to 4-2 on the year. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 16th
#1 Vanderbilt 6 #3 South Carolina 4
Columbia, S.C. – Top-ranked Vanderbilt held off third-ranked South Carolina 6-4 Saturday night at a sold-out Carolina Stadium to even the series at one game apiece.
The Commodores jumped out to an early lead scoring one run in each of the first two innings before the Gamecocks put three runs on the board in the bottom of the second to grab the lead. Jason Esposito’s solo home run to right field tied the game in the fourth inning and the Dores took control of the game in the fifth pushing three runs across. RBI-singles from Anthony Gomez and Aaron Westlake scored the first two runs with Mike Yastrzemski’s bases loaded walk scoring the third run. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 15th
#3 South Carolina 3 #1 Vanderbilt 1
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina junior left-hander Michael Roth improved to 8-1 on the year as he limited top ranked Vanderbilt to just one run on three hits as the third ranked Gamecocks upended the Commodores 3-1 on Friday evening in the first of a three-game SEC baseball series. The game was played in front of a packed house at Carolina Stadium, 8,242 fans, the fifth sellout of the season. South Carolina is 27-6 and 11-2 in the SEC while the loss drops Vanderbilt to 31-4 and 10-3 in league play. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 10th.
#1 Vanderbilt 11 #24 Alabama 6
Nashville, Tenn, – Top-ranked Vanderbilt finished a series sweep of Alabama with an 11-6 win Sunday afternoon at Hawkins Field but it was not easy.
The Commodores scored six runs in the seventh inning with Curt Casali and Bryan Johns each hitting home runs in the rally to take a commanding 10-3 lead into the eighth inning. However, the Crimson Tide rallied for three runs before Tony Kemp’s diving catch on the warning track with the bases loaded ended the three-run rally. Navery Moore then worked a scoreless ninth inning to send the Commodores to 30-3 overall and 10-2 in the Southeastern Conference. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 9th.
#1 Vanderbilt 7 #24 Alabama 0
Nashville, Tenn, – Top-ranked Vanderbilt jumped on No. 21 Alabama early scoring in each of the first three innings and rode the strong pitching of Grayson Garvin to a 7-0 win at Hawkins Field on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 8th.
#1 Vanderbilt 11 #24 Alabama 3
Nashville, Tenn, – Top-ranked Vanderbilt cruised by No. 21 Alabama Friday night at Hawkins Field behind 15 hits and a gutsy outing from starter Sonny Gray.
The Commodores clung to a 4-2 lead in the fourth inning when the Tide loaded the bases with no outs against Gray. The junior battled back striking out the next two batters before a weak grounder to second base ended the threat. The Vanderbilt offense responded scoring three runs in the fifth and four more in the sixth to put the game away. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 2nd.
#1 Vanderbilt 6 #30 Auburn 2
Auburn, Ala. – Top-ranked Vanderbilt used a late rally to beat Auburn 6-2 Sunday afternoon at Plainsman Park and finish off a sweep of the Tigers.
The Commodores jumped out to an early with two runs in the first inning just to see the Tigers rally for two runs in the fourth to tie the game. The game remained deadlocked until the Dores finally broke through in the seventh inning for four runs. Conrad Gregor’s bases loaded single put Vandy back on top but the Commodores were not finished. A wild pitch allowed Sam Lind to score from third, Anthony Gomez’s sacrifice fly plated the second run and Aaron Westlake’s RBI-single capped the rally. Three Vanderbilt relievers did the rest keeping Auburn off the scoreboard. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for April 2nd.
#1 Vanderbilt 11 #30 Auburn 2
Auburn, Ala. – Top-ranked Vanderbilt led by one run in the eighth inning with two outs when the Commodores’ offense exploded for eight runs to send VU to an 11-2 victory Saturday night over Auburn at Plainsman Park. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for March 27th.
#6 South Carolina 4 #1 Florida 3
Gainesville, Fla. – Fourth ranked South Carolina rallied from three runs down and three Gamecock relievers combined to hurl seven shutout innings of relief as Carolina defeated top ranked Florida 4-3 on Sunday afternoon at McKethan Stadium to clinch a three-game SEC baseball series. Carolina is now 18-5 and 4-2 in the SEC while the loss drops Florida to 21-4 and 4-2 in league play. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for March 26th.
#1 Florida 2 #6 South Carolina 1
Florida sophomore Kamm Washington (Boynton Beach, Fla.) snapped a 1-1 tie with a lead-off homer in the seventh off South Carolina sophomore All-American reliever Matt Price (1-2) to help the top-ranked Gators (21-3/4-1 SEC) square their weekend series with the fourth-ranked Gamecocks (17-5/3-2 SEC) on Saturday night, 2-1, in front of 4,859 fans at McKethan Stadium. Continue reading