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Commodores, Bulldogs suspended on Friday night

Tyler Beede punched out seven over five scoreless innings before the lights went out Friday night.Tyler Beede punched out seven over five scoreless innings before the lights went out Friday night.

April 25, 2014

Nashville, Tenn. - Friday night's game between Vanderbilt and Georgia was suspended due to a power outage at Hawkins Field.

The game was halted in the bottom of the fifth with Vanderbilt leading 10-0. The Commodores scored seven runs in the second inning to grab the lead before tacking on three more in the fourth.

The Dores' short game jump started the offense in the second with two runs in the inning producing a 3-0 VU lead. Jason Delay's bunt was the fourth of the inning and after an error on the pitcher loaded the bases. Dansby Swanson's single to right and a fielder's choice from Xavier Turner pushed the lead to 4-0. Bryan Reynolds drove in two more runs with a double before Zander Wiel's single up the middle capped the rally and the seven-run outburst.

Vanderbilt starter Tyler Beede came out firing in the first inning with a 1-2-3 inning. The right-hander pitched around trouble in the second getting his third strikeout of the night to strand Bulldogs on the corners. The right-hander turned in five scoreless innings with seven strikeouts before the lights went out.

Tickets to Friday night's game will be honored for the conclusion of Friday night's game that will resume at noon. The two teams will play their scheduled Saturday game at 3 p.m. on CSS.


 

 

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