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Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Report - Week 4

Xavier Turner went 10-for-18 during the Commodores' 5-0 week.Xavier Turner went 10-for-18 during the Commodores' 5-0 week.

March 10, 2014

Overall Record: 15-2
Streak: Win 8



Last Week's Results (5-0)
Tuesday, March 4 vs. Tennessee Tech - Win 4-0
Wednesday, March 5 at Middle Tennessee State - Win 4-3
Friday, March 7 vs. Winthrop - Win 9-1
Saturday, March 8 vs. Winthrop - Win 5-0
Sunday, March 9 vs. Winthrop - Win 4-1 


This Week (Times Central)
Tuesday, March 11 vs. Eastern Illinois - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 14 vs. LSU - 6:30 p.m. | Watch 
Saturday, March 15 vs. LSU - 2:15 p.m. [TV - Fox SportsNet]
Sunday, March 16 vs. LSU - 1 p.m. | Watch 

Player of the Week Nominee

Xavier Turner, 3B, 6-2, 220, Sandusky, Ohio
Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 18AB, 3R, 10H, 3-2B, 4RBI, 3SB/4SBA
Snapped out of 0-for-11 slump with 10 hits in five games during the week, including three multi-hit games and a career-best four-hit game.
Scored two runs and doubled in win over Tennessee Tech on Tuesday.
Posted a career-high four hits in Friday's win over Winthrop going 4-for-5 with a double, two RBI and career-best two stolen bases.
Knocked in a run for the third straight game with a single in Saturday's win over Winthrop.

Freshman of the Week Nominee

Hayden Stone, RHP, 6-0, 180, Columbia, Tenn.
Weekly totals: 2G/0GS, 1SV, 4.1IP, 1H, 0R/0ER, 1BB, 10K
Retired 13 batters over two outings, striking out 10 of the 13.
Earned his first career save with a career-high three innings on Tuesday vs. Tennessee Tech.
Dominated the Golden Eagles striking out a career-best eight over three innings with no walks.
Struck out two in 1.1 innings in Saturday's win over Winthrop.
Pitched in both of the Commodores shutouts this week.

Commodore Notes
Vanderbilt posted a perfect 5-0 week with wins over Tennessee Tech and Middle Tennessee State during the week before sweeping Winthrop in the final nonconference weekend series... The Commodores opened the week with a 4-0 win over Tennessee Tech... Walker Buehler and Hayden Stone combined on the Dores' third shutout of the season and shut down the Golden Eagles' offense that had posted seven straight 10-plus hit games... Buehler earned the win with six innings of work with Stone striking out eight in the final three innings to notch his first career save... Xavier Turner scored two runs and went 2-for-3 with Nolan Rogers knocking in two runs... Vanderbilt topped Middle Tennessee State 4-3 on the road on Wednesday... John Kilichowski and Carson Fulmer combined for six scoreless innings to seal the victory with Fulmer earning his fourth save... Bryan Reynolds drove in two runs and Dansby Swanson added two hits and two runs in the win... The Commodores pounded out 15 hits, including eight doubles, to down Winthrop 9-1 in the series opener on Friday... Dansby Swanson set a Hawkins Field record with three doubles while posting a career-high four hits... Xavier Turner posted a career-best four hits while knocking in two runs with Chris Harvey matching his career-high with three hits... Tyler Beede picked up his fourth win of the year with seven solid innings allowing one run on six hits with no walks and nine strikeouts... Vanderbilt clinched the series on Saturday with the team's fourth shutout of the season winning 5-0... Jared Miller combined with Hayden Stone and Brian Miller to toss the shutout... Jared Miller has combined on three of the team's shutouts this season and pitched 6.2 innings and struck out a career-best eight on Saturday... Bryan Reynolds collected a career-high four hits, including a triple, double and two singles, and scored three runs... Vandy finished off the team's fourth series sweep of the season on Sunday with a 4-1 win over Winthrop... Tyler Ferguson turned a career-high seven innings allowing one run on four hits with six strikeouts... Carson Fulmer struck out five over the final two innings to pick up his team-best fifth save... Bryan Reynolds and Rhett Wiseman posted two hits each... The Commodores host Eastern Illinois on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the final tune-up before SEC play begins on Friday when No. 9 LSU visits Hawkins Field... The Dores and Tigers play Friday night at 6:30 p.m., Saturday's game is set for 2:15 p.m. with the game broadcast on Fox SportsNet, Sunday's series finale is set for 1 p.m.

 

 

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