Tyler Beede turned in seven scoreless innings on Saturday against No. 3 Kentucky.
April 30, 2012
Overall Record: 21-23; SEC: 9-12
Streak: Win 2
Last Week's Results (3-1) Wednesday, April 25 at Middle Tennessee State W8-4
Friday, April 27 vs. #3 Kentucky L5-2
Saturday, April 28 vs. #3 Kentucky W4-3
Sunday, April 29 vs. #3 Kentucky W6-1
This Week (Times Central) Friday, May 4 at Tennessee 5 p.m. CT (Lindsey Nelson Stadium)
Saturday, May 5 at Tennessee 12 p.m. CT (Lindsey Nelson Stadium) (TV - CSS)
Sunday, May 6 at Tennessee 1 p.m. CT (Lindsey Nelson Stadium)
Player of the Week Nominee Connor Harrell, OF, 6-3, 215, Houston, Texas
Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 16AB, 4R, 8H, 4RBI, 2B, 3B, HR, SB
Posted three straight two-hit games during the week starting with a double and home run at Middle Tennessee State on Wednesday.
Followed up with a double on Friday and RBI on Saturday against third-ranked Kentucky.
His grand slam in the eighth inning blew the game open and helped send the Commodores to a series-clinching win over the Wildcats.
Pitcher of the Week Nominee Sam Selman, LHP, 6-3, 185, Austin, Texas
Weekly totals: 2G/1GS, 2W, 8.2IP, 8H, 3R/3ER, 2BB, 11K
Earned two wins during the week to take the team lead with six wins on the season.
Posted his fifth straight win in five starts working 6.1 innings Wednesday at Middle Tennessee State.
Lefty punched out seven and allowed two runs for his second straight quality start.
He has at least seven strikeouts in each of his last five starts (37 total).
Picked up the series-clinching win in relief on Sunday against third-ranked Kentucky.
He fanned four batters, including striking out the side in the ninth, over 2.1 innings.
Freshman of the Week Nominee Tyler Beede, RHP, 6-4, 200, Auburn, Mass.
Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, 7.0IP, 4H, 0R/0ER, 4BB, 8K
Turned in seven scoreless innings against third-ranked Kentucky in Vanderbilt's 4-3 win on Saturday.
He matched career-highs with seven innings and eight strikeouts.
Walked the first two batters on eight pitches, throwing 11 straight balls to start the game, but rebounded to strike out A.J. Reed and get Luke Maile to hit into an inning-ending double play.
Cruised until the sixth inning when the Wildcats loaded the bases but a ground out finished the frame. Allowed only one base runner to reach third base.
Commodore Notes Vanderbilt posted a winning record (3-1) over the week with wins at Middle Tennessee State and a series win over third-ranked Kentucky... The Commodores used three home runs to down Middle Tennessee State 8-4 on Wednesday night in Murfreesboro... Conrad Gregor, Spencer Navin and Connor Harrell all went deep as Sam Selman won his fifth straight start... Kentucky claimed the series opener Friday night with a 5-2 win over Vanderbilt... Connor Harrell and Mike Yastrzemski each had two hits in the loss and John Norwod drove in a run with a double... Starter T.J. Pecoraro took the loss giving up four runs on five hits and four walks... Brian Miller and Steven Rice each turned in stellar relief outings... The Commodores edged the Wildcats 4-3 to even the series Saturday... Spencer Navin homered and drove in the winning run with a triple in the eighth inning to lead the way... Tyler Beede tossed seven scoreless innings matching a career-best with eight strikeouts in a no decision... Will Clinard picked up the win despite allowing three runs in his lone inning of work... Vanderbilt rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to clinch the series against Kentucky with a 6-1 win on Sunday... Connor Harrell's grand slam in the eighth capped the rally and Mike Yastrzemski had three hits in the win... Sam Selman earned his second win of the week working 2.1 innings out of the bullpen with four strikeouts, including striking out the side in the ninth... VU starter Kevin Ziomek punched out eight over 5.2 scoreless innings in a no decision.