Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Review - Week 10

Brian Miller turned in three solid outings last week, including his fourth save of the season.

April 23, 2012

Overall Record: 18-22; SEC: 7-11
Streak: Win 1

Last Week's Results (2-2)
Tuesday, April 17 vs. Middle Tennessee State W5-1 (Hawkins Field)
Friday, April 20 at Alabama L6-4 (Sewell-Thomas Field)
Saturday, April 21 at Alabama L8-6 (Sewell-Thomas Field)
Sunday, April 22 at Alabama W9-7 (Sewell-Thomas Field)

This Week (Times Central)
Wednesday, April 25 at Middle Tennessee State 6 p.m. (Reese Smith Field)
Friday, April 27 vs. #3 Kentucky 6:30 p.m. (Hawkins Field)
Saturday, April 28 vs. #3 Kentucky 2 p.m. (Hawkins Field)
Sunday, April 29 vs. #3 Kentucky 1 p.m. (Hawkins Field)

Standout Player of the Week
Anthony Gomez, IF, 6-0, 185, Nutley, N.J.
• Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 16AB, 4R, 8H, 4RBI, 2B, 3B, HR, SB
• Pushed his hitting streak to 12 games wracking up eight hits over the week.
• Collected three hits, including his first home run of the season with a three-run shot, at Alabama on Friday night.
• Doubled in a run on Saturday at Alabama and was walked intentionally twice.
• Helped key the Commodores to victory on Sunday with a pair of hits, recording his team-best 19th multi-hit game.

Standout Pitcher/Freshman of the Week
Brian Miller, RHP, 6-4, 185, Franklin, Tenn.
• Weekly totals: 3G/0GS, 7.2IP, 5H, 3R/1ER, 3BB, 5K
• Tossed 3.1 scoreless innings against Middle Tennessee State to notch his fourth save of the season striking out four on Tuesday.
• Pitched four innings at Alabama on Sunday, keeping the Commodores in the game long enough for Vandy to rally to victory. Allowed one run on four hits.

Commodore Notes
Vanderbilt topped Middle Tennessee State and dropped two-of-three at Alabama over the weekend to go 2-2 during the week... The Commodores used a pair of strong pitching performances and a four-run first to top Middle Tennessee State 5-1 Tuesday night... Sam Selman won his fourth straight start, fanning a career-best nine and allowing one run over 5.2 innings... Tony Kemp and Vince Conde each walked three times and Mike Yastrzemski knocked in two runs... Alabama held off a late Vanderbilt rally to win the series opener 6-4 Friday night... Anthony Gomez's three hits and two-run homer was not enough in the loss... T.J. Pecoraro endured the first loss of his career giving up four runs, three earned, on six hits over a career-best five innings... The Crimson Tide used a walk-off, three-run home run from Austen Smith to clinch the series with an 8-6 win on Saturday... Tony Kemp scored three runs and Spencer Navin drove in two in the loss as the Dores were held to just five hits... Starter Tyler Beede gave up four runs on six hits over 6.1 innings... Will Clinard took the loss after giving up Smith's home run... Vanderbilt rallied for seven runs over the final two innings to stun Alabama 9-7 on Sunday... Conrad Gregor led the way for the Commodores going 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBI, including his first home run of the season... Connor Harrell delivered the go-ahead run and Chris Harvey's three-run double helped rally the Dores to victory... Drew VerHagen earned the win in relief working 1.1 scoreless innings.



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