Baseball Weekly Report - Week 9

Tyler Beede struck out a career best 10 batters on Saturday vs. Missouri.

April 15, 2013

Overall Record: 33-4, 14-1 SEC
Streak: Win 14

Last Week's Results (4-0)
Tuesday, April 9 vs. UT-Martin (Hawkins Field) 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 12 vs. Missouri (Hawkins Field) 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13 vs. Missouri (Hawkins Field) 4 p.m. (TV - ESPNU)
Sunday, April 14 vs. Missouri (Hawkins Field) 1 p.m.

This Week (Times Central)
Tuesday, April 16 vs. Tennessee Tech (Hawkins Field) 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 19 at Georgia (Foley Field) 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 20 at Georgia (Foley Field) 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 21 at Georgia (Foley Field) 1 p.m.

Player of the Week Nominee
Connor Harrell, OF, 6-3, 215, Houston, Texas
• Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 17AB, 9R, 8H, 3B, 2HR, 11RBI, SB
• Drove in 11 runs during the week to set a new career-best with 50 RBI this season.
• Knocked in three runs in win vs. UT-Martin on Tuesday with a two-run single and sac fly.
• Belted two home runs in Friday night victory over Missouri driving in four runs, two home run game was the first for Vanderbilt this season.
• Matched a career-best with four hits in Sunday's sweep clinching victory over Missouri, scoring four runs and driving in four more.
• Two four-RBI games this week gives him four for the season.

Pitcher of the Week Nominee
Tyler Beede, RHP, 64, 215, Auburn, Mass.
• Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, W, 7.0IP, 3H, 1R/1ER, 0BB, 10K
• Turned in one of the best outings of his career to earn his ninth straight win in his ninth start of the season in Saturday's win over Missouri.
• Struck out a career-best 10 and did not walk a batter in a start for the first time in his career.
• Retired 18 of the first 19 batters he faced, including striking out the side in the first inning.
• Did not allow more than one base runner in the first six innings.

Freshman of the Week Nominee
Rhett Wiseman, DH, 5-11, 190, Mansfield, Mass.
• Weekly totals: 4G/1GS, 13AB, 4R, 7H, 2B, 3RBI, 3SB
• Earned his first career start in left field in Tuesday's win vs. UT-Martin stealing two bases, walking twice and scoring two runs while going 1-for-1.
• Posted a career-best three hits in Saturday's win over Missouri driving in two runs.
• Matched his career-high with three more hits in Sunday's victory knocking in a run and scoring two more.

Commodore Notes
Vanderbilt pushed its winning streak to a season-best 14 games, the longest winning streak for the Commodores since 2007 when VU won 19 straight to open the season, with a midweek win over UT-Martin and a series sweep of Missouri over the weekend... The Dores topped the Skyhawks 10-3 on Tuesday with Tyler Ferguson picking up the win with five solid innings... Xavier Turner knocked in a career-best three runs along with Connor Harrell... VU downed Missouri 11-5 in the first-ever meeting between the two schools on Friday... Connor Harrell led the way with the team's first multi-home run game of the season, belting a three-run homer in the first and following it up with a solo shot off Memorial Gym in the fifth... Vince Conde added four RBI of his own as the Dores matched their season-best with 17 hits... Kevin Ziomek earned the win with six innings of work... Tyler Beede dominated the Tigers on Saturday in the Commodores' 12-1 win... The right-hander struck out a career-best 10 and did not issue a walk in a start for the first time in his career to stay perfect and improve to 9-0 on the season... The Dores' offense set a new season-best with 19 hits led by Spencer Navin and Jack Lupo, who had four hits each... Navin's four hits set a new career-high with the catcher driving in four runs and scoring four more... Vanderbilt finished off the sweep on Sunday with a 16-4 win over Missouri... The series sweep is the third straight sweep in Southeastern Conference play and is the first time Vanderbilt has swept three straight SEC series in school history... Tony Kemp and Connor Harrell had four hits apiece with Harrell driving in four more runs... The Vandy offense scored 39 runs on 54 hits over the weekend... T.J. Pecoraro picked up the win in relief with three solid innings... Vanderbilt hosts Tennessee Tech and heads to Georgia for a three-game series this week.



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