The 2013 Baseball Season
Vanderbilt baseball had lost back-to-back weekend series to middling SEC teams as conference play rounded into April. Two months later, they're national champions. So how did this team start playing like the best team in America?
For those of you who don't live in Louisiana-or Rio, I suppose-this week was just like any other. For the people trapped in America's boot, it's an ordeal.
Vanderbilt alum Sonny Gray, who pitched the 'Dores to their first College World Series in 2011, will make his MLB debut with the Oakland Athletics this week. Gray doesn't have a spot in the rotation, but he'd been performing too well to be ignored.
Tony Kemp signed a contract with the Astros on Wednesday, inking a deal with the team that drafted him to open up the fifth round of the MLB Draft. A look back at what Houston is getting, and Kemp's Vanderbilt career.
Vanderbilt's Friday starter Kevin Ziomek, who has been a standout pitcher since arriving in Nashville back in 2010, was drafted in the second round of the MLB Draft. He'll join Aaron Westlake and Curt Casali in the Detroit Tigers' system.
Vanderbilt and Louisville will face off in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in the past five years. Throw in their recent Battle of the Barrel non-conference series, and you've got the makings of one of the NCAA's brightest-shining rivalries.
Vanderbilt's bats woke up in time to extend their season. The Commodores beat Georgia Tech 7-1 to win the Nashville Regional. Now, they'll host Louisville in Super Regional action next week at Hawkins Field.
The Commodores face the Yellow Jackets in the finals of the Nashville regional. Watch the game on ESPNU and join us in the comments!
Vanderbilt baseball just capped off one of the most successful regular seasons in school history. As a result, they'll host Georgia Tech, Illinois, and East Tennessee State next weekend when Regional action kicks off in Nashville at the NCAA Tourname
Tony Kemp and Tim Corbin were rewarded for an incredible season with SEC honors. Kemp was the Player of the Year, while Corbin was named Coach of the Year. Somehow, 13-0 Tyler Beede wasn't even on the All-SEC First Team.
A quick guide to get you ready for 2013