Arkansas 7, Vanderbilt 5 Attendance: 3693 May 22, 2010
Team Notes * Vanderbilt is now 27-8 in home games * Vanderbilt is now 22-7 in day games * Vanderbilt is now 25-10 vs. right-handed starters * Vanderbilt is now 16-9 when the opponent scores first * Vanderbilt is now 8-15 when it scores five runs or less * Vanderbilt is now 10-7 when the opponent scores six or more runs * Vanderbilt is now 12-5 when it hits two or more home runs in a game * Vanderbilt is now 30-2 when it out hits an opponent in a game * Vanderbilt is now 9-7 against teams ranked in the top-25 * Vanderbilt is now 12-13 against the Razorbacks under Tim Corbin * Vanderbilt now leads the lifetime series over Arkansas, 26-18 * Vanderbilt has won its two previous series against Arkansas prior to this one * This was Vanderbilt’s first SEC series loss since Tennessee from April 23-25. Before that, Vandy had won series against Georgia, at LSU and at Mississippi State. * This is only Vanderbilt’s second home series loss of the season and in the SEC. The Commodores dropped two of three contest against South Carolina in Nashville from Apr. 9-11.
Individual Notes * Jack Armstong got the start for Vanderbilt and gave up five runs, four earned, on five hits with three strikeouts over 2.1 innings pitched * Relievers Chase Reid, Grayson Gavin and Drew Hayes combine to pitch 6.2 innings and gave up only two runs on three hits. * Grayson Gavin tied his career-high in striketouts in a contest with five. He previously had five strikeouts against Lipscomb on Mar. 10, 2009. * Brian Harris was hit by his 33rd pitch of the season in the bottom of the sixth inning. * Aaron Westlake hit his 11th home run of the season, a career-high, in the bottom of the seventh inning. It’s also the team-high and the third consecutive game he has hit at least one home run in a contest. * Bryan Johns drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to drive in his 20th run of the season. * Harris also got a walk with the bases loaded in the seventh for his 33rd RBI of the year. * Anthony Gomez’s solo home run in the bottom of the ninth was his second home run of the season. * Jason Esposito hit his team-leading 22nd double of the season in the bottom of the ninth. * Curt Casali finished the contest with two hits, his 15th multi-hit game of the season * Andrew Giobbi had two hits in the game, his 21st multi-hit game of the season.