SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Vanderbilt-Tennessee baseball series preview

The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to the Tennessee Volunteers for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Enrique Bradfield Jr of Vanderbilt
Enrique Bradfield Jr. of Vanderbilt
Lindsey Nelson Stad. (4,283)
Lindsey Nelson Stad. (4,283)
Blake Burke of Tennessee
Blake Burke of Tennessee

Series Schedule April 21-23

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:00 PM SEC Network Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 12:00 PM ESPN2 Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:00 PM ESPN2 Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Tennessee
Vanderbilt
26
39
6
9
199
191
Batting Average Vanderbilt
Tennessee
93
126
10
12
0.287
0.282
Double Plays Vanderbilt
Tennessee
21
224
2
10
31
18
Double Plays Per Game Vanderbilt
Tennessee
40
244
2
12
0.86
0.50
Doubles Vanderbilt
Tennessee
63
156
5
12
73
61
Doubles Per Game Vanderbilt
Tennessee
85
193
5
12
2.03
1.69
Earned Run Average Tennessee
Vanderbilt
3
9
1
3
3.19
3.50
Fielding Percentage Vanderbilt
Tennessee
10
85
2
10
0.981
0.974
Hit Batters Vanderbilt
Tennessee
233
251
9
12
32
30
Hit by Pitch Vanderbilt
Tennessee
53
212
6
13
54
34
Hits Vanderbilt
Tennessee
66
131
7
13
353
327
Hits Allowed Per Nine Innings Vanderbilt
Tennessee
1
3
1
2
6.41
6.76
Home Runs Tennessee
Vanderbilt
8
69
3
10
68
48
Home Runs Per Game Tennessee
Vanderbilt
10
80
4
10
1.89
1.33
On Base Percentage Vanderbilt
Tennessee
54
61
8
10
0.401
0.397
Runs Vanderbilt
Tennessee
23
66
6
12
297
267
Sacrifice Bunts Vanderbilt
Tennessee
151
192
4
7
11
9
Sacrifice Flies Vanderbilt
Tennessee
33
71
4
8
20
17
Scoring Vanderbilt
Tennessee
31
82
6
12
8.2
7.4
Shutouts Tennessee
Vanderbilt
1
3
1
3
7
6
Slugging Percentage Tennessee
Vanderbilt
16
66
4
10
0.530
0.479
Stolen Bases Vanderbilt
Tennessee
51
140
2
6
58
39
Stolen Bases Per Game Vanderbilt
Tennessee
56
155
2
6
1.61
1.08
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Tennessee
Vanderbilt
3
29
1
5
4.51
2.72
Strikeouts Per Nine Innings Tennessee
Vanderbilt
2
29
1
8
12.0
10.1
Triple Plays
Triples Tennessee
Vanderbilt
36
77
2
6
11
9
Triples Per Game Tennessee
Vanderbilt
46
96
3
6
0.31
0.25
WHIP Tennessee
Vanderbilt
2
3
1
2
1.05
1.13
WL Pct Vanderbilt
Tennessee
6
64
4
8
0.806
0.639
Walks Allowed Per Nine Innings Tennessee
Vanderbilt
3
40
1
4
2.66
3.73

Statistical Leaders

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
RJ Schreck Vanderbilt 0.354 0.491 40 45 12 2 9 43 28 5
Enrique Bradfield Jr. Vanderbilt 0.302 0.472 49 39 7 1 5 20 39 26
Matthew Polk Vanderbilt 0.299 0.381 18 29 3 1 4 20 3 4
RJ Austin Vanderbilt 0.283 0.379 29 41 8 0 4 33 19 3
Jonathan Vastine Vanderbilt 0.279 0.353 29 38 12 2 3 27 17 3
Parker Noland Vanderbilt 0.269 0.364 22 36 6 1 6 28 18 0
Davis Diaz Vanderbilt 0.263 0.401 38 36 3 1 5 33 25 2
Jack Bulger Vanderbilt 0.240 0.363 26 25 5 0 4 25 17 3

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Devin Futrell Vanderbilt 6 1 2.21 0 40.2 29 10 10 12 40 0.179
Carter Holton Vanderbilt 4 0 4.31 0 39.2 31 19 19 16 46 0.221
Hunter Owen Vanderbilt 3 0 3.33 0 46.0 37 20 17 14 52 0.219

Tennessee Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Blake Burke Tennessee 0.326 0.407 29 43 4 2 13 32 13 3
Dylan Dreiling Tennessee 0.309 0.413 11 21 5 1 3 9 12 0
Jared Dickey Tennessee 0.308 0.392 37 41 4 2 7 27 14 4
Christian Moore Tennessee 0.300 0.463 36 33 6 0 6 26 32 12
Hunter Ensley Tennessee 0.293 0.411 16 22 4 0 2 10 13 4
Griffin Merritt Tennessee 0.266 0.366 19 25 4 0 10 26 12 2
Zane Denton Tennessee 0.264 0.410 24 29 4 3 8 34 28 1
Christian Scott Tennessee 0.246 0.394 10 14 1 0 3 10 13 7

Tennessee Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Chase Dollander Tennessee 4 4 4.18 0 47.1 39 24 22 16 71 0.220
Drew Beam Tennessee 4 2 3.73 0 41.0 42 28 17 13 43 0.261
Chase Burns Tennessee 2 3 5.59 0 46.2 43 31 29 16 74 0.238

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Vanderbilt

3

Tennessee

19

Vanderbilt Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
99 Jack Anderson RHP 6′-6″ 206 Gr. Nashville TN
2 Ivan Arias IF 5′-8″ 170 Fr. Boston MA
42 RJ Austin UTL 5′-11″ 189 Fr. Atlanta GA
51 Enrique Bradfield Jr. OF 6′-1″ 170 Jr. Hialeah FL
16 Jack Bulger UTL 6′-0″ 216 Jr. Bowie MD
98 Greysen Carter RHP 6′-4″ 241 So. Louisville CO
97 Bryce Cunningham RHP 6′-5″ 234 So. Headland AL
11 Davis Diaz IF 5′-11″ 186 So. Pittsburg CA
43 Michael Doolin RHP 6′-4″ 219 Sr. Schererville IN
80 Andrew Dutkanych IV RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Indianapolis IN
45 Alan Espinal C 6′-0″ 209 Jr. Viera FL
95 Devin Futrell LHP 6′-5″ 200 So. Pembroke Pines FL
17 Ryan Ginther LHP 5′-11″ 204 So. Hendersonville TN
21 Calvin Hewett OF 6′-3″ 223 Jr. Greenland NH
40 Sam Hliboki RHP 6′-3″ 209 Sr. Los Angeles CA
32 Cooper Holbrook OF 6′-3″ 198 Fr. Mount Pleasant SC
20 Carter Holton LHP 5′-11″ 201 So. Guyton GA
38 David Horn RHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Mission Viegjo CA
23 Devan Kodali OF 6′-2″ 190 Fr. New York NY
19 Troy LaNeve OF 6′-0″ 209 Sr. Pittsburgh PA
44 Cade Law C 6′-1″ 224 Fr. Kingston Springs TN
8 Chris Maldonado IF 6′-1″ 190 Fr. Short Hills NJ
29 Nick Maldonado RHP 6′-1″ 207 Sr. Short Hills NJ
10 T.J. McKenzie OF 6′-1″ 191 Sr. Loxahatchee FL
36 Grayson Moore RHP 6′-3″ 215 Jr. Longwood FL
25 Parker Noland IF 6′-1″ 203 Sr. Knoxville TN
33 Hunter Owen LHP 6′-6″ 261 Jr. South Portland ME
1 Matthew Polk UTL 5′-11″ 185 So. Long Beach CA
5 Logan Poteet C 6′-2″ 214 Fr. Powell TN
55 Colton Regen RHP 6′-4″ 183 So. Mt. Juliet TN
88 Patrick Reilly RHP 6′-3″ 208 Jr. Sea Girt NJ
18 JD Rogers OF 5′-10″ 203 So. Carmel IN
3 RJ Schreck OF 6′-1″ 210 Gr. Los Angeles CA
66 Thomas Schultz RHP 6′-6″ 243 Sr. Mount Carmel PA
22 JD Thompson LHP 6′-0″ 193 Fr. Rusk TX
13 Jonathan Vastine IF 5′-11″ 176 So. Bartow FL
9 Raymond Velazquez IF 6′-1″ 201 Fr. Lowell MA
6 Matt Wolfe IF 6′-1″ 187 Fr. Westerville OH

Tennessee Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
32 Drew Beam RHP 6′-4″ 203 Fr. Murfreesboro TN
27 Jordan Beck OF 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Hazel Green AL
12 Kyle Booker OF 5′-10″ 175 So. Southaven MS
20 Gavin Brasosky LHP 6′-1″ 195 Fr. Kalamazoo MI
25 Blake Burke 1B/OF 6′-3″ 230 Fr. Brentwood CA
23 Chase Burns RHP 6′-4″ 205 Fr. Gallatin TN
13 Logan Chambers UTL 5′-10″ 180 Jr. Bryant AR
28 Grant Cherry RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Vestavia Hills AL
35 Kirby Connell LHP 5′-10″ 198 Jr. Johnson City TN
17 Jared Dickey OF/C 6′-2″ 202 R-Fr. Mount Juliet TN
11 Chase Dollander RHP 6′-3″ 192 So. Evans GA
18 Hunter Ensley OF 6′-1″ 192 R-Fr. Huntingdon TN
26 Wyatt Evans LHP 6′-6″ 234 Fr. Greenville SC
34 Hollis Fanning RHP 6′-7″ 220 So. Tullahoma TN
42 Jake Fitzgibbons LHP 5′-11″ 165 So. Mount Juliet TN
1 Drew Gilbert OF/LHP 5′-9″ 185 Jr. Stillwater MN
19 Seth Halvorsen RHP 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Plymouth MN
53 Austen Jaslove INF 6′-2″ 180 R-Fr. Knoxville TN
44 Ben Joyce RHP 6′-5″ 225 R-Jr. Knoxville TN
52 Andrew Kribbs RHP/C 6′-1″ 195 Fr. Knoxville TN
9 Cortland Lawson INF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Potomac Falls VA
40 Luc Lipcius 1B 6′-2″ 220 Gr. Williamsburg VA
21 Trey Lipscomb INF 6′-1″ 200 Sr. Frederick MD
41 Will Mabrey LHP 6′-0″ 185 Jr. Cookeville TN
31 J.D. McCracken LHP 6′-3″ 202 Fr. Murfreesboro TN
33 Mark McLaughlin RHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Johns Creek GA
47 Kaleb Meredith LHP 6′-1″ 188 Fr. Chuckey TN
10 Ryan Miller C 6′-3″ 204 R-Fr. Dublin OH
7 Christian Moore INF 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Brooklyn NY
2 Jorel Ortega INF 6′-0″ 194 R-So. Naranjito PR
36 Drew Patterson LHP 6′-3″ 200 R-Fr. Knoxville TN
30 Ethan Payne INF/OF 6′-2″ 210 R-So. Memphis TN
6 Evan Russell C/OF 5′-11″ 195 Gr. Lexington TN
8 Christian Scott OF 5′-9″ 180 Sr. Clarksville TN
55 Shawn Scott LHP 6′-0″ 180 So. Clarksville TN
48 Zander Sechrist LHP 6′-2″ 180 So. Buford GA
16 Camden Sewell RHP 6′-4″ 185 Sr. Cleveland TN
15 Ethan Smith RHP 6′-2″ 205 Sr. Mount Juliet TN
43 Nathan Smith C 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Thomasville GA
5 Logan Steenstra INF 6′-5″ 200 Jr. Liberty MO
4 Seth Stephenson INF/OF 5′-9″ 165 Jr. Buda TX
14 Charlie Taylor C 5′-10″ 183 R-Fr. Dunwoody GA
45 Kavares Tears OF/1B 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Lewisburg TN
29 Blade Tidwell RHP 6′-4″ 207 So. Loretto TN
46 Redmond Walsh LHP 5′-10″ 165 Gr. Louisville TN

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 4:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 TCU 11
18-Feb 12:00 PM ET Oklahoma St 9 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
19-Feb 11:30 AM ET Texas 2 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network +
21-Feb 5:30 PM ET C Arkansas 5 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
22-Feb 5:30 PM ET UAB 1 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network +
24-Feb 5:30 PM ET UCLA 0 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET UCLA 3 Vanderbilt 0 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET UCLA 1 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
28-Feb 5:30 PM ET Austin Peay 7 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 3 Nebraska 5
4-Mar 12:00 PM ET Maryland 7 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
5-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 Minnesota 0
7-Mar 5:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech 1 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network +
8-Mar 5:30 PM ET Evansville 1 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
10-Mar 5:30 PM ET LMU 1 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
11-Mar 3:00 PM ET LMU 0 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET LMU 9 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Belmont 6 Vanderbilt 15 SEC Network +
16-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 2 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network +
17-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 0 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
18-Mar 12:00 PM ET Ole Miss 2 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network
24-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 26 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network +
25-Mar 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 18 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
26-Mar 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 11 Mississippi St 7 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb 1 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET Georgia 2 Vanderbilt 9 SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia 8 Vanderbilt 16 SEC Network +
2-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 0 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Western KY 1 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 7 Missouri 6 SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 Missouri 5 SEC Network +
8-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 5 Missouri 0 SEC Network +
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET North Alabama 2 Vanderbilt 14 SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 14 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
15-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 5 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 4 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Indiana St 10 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
21-Apr 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee SEC Network
23-Apr 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee ESPN2
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network +
29-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network +
30-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network
2-May 7:00 PM ET Georgia St Vanderbilt SEC Network +
4-May 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Alabama ESPNU
5-May 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Alabama SEC Network
6-May 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Alabama SEC Network +
9-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Louisville
12-May 5:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network
13-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network
14-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network +
16-May 7:00 PM ET MTSU Vanderbilt SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Vanderbilt SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Vanderbilt SEC Network +
20-May 3:00 PM ET Arkansas Vanderbilt SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Tennessee Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 1 Arizona 3
18-Feb 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 3 Grand Canyon 4
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET UC San Diego 0 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
21-Feb 4:30 PM ET Alabama A&M 0 Tennessee 10 SEC Network +
22-Feb 4:30 PM ET Alabama A&M 1 Tennessee 23 SEC Network +
24-Feb 4:30 PM ET Dayton 2 Tennessee 12 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Dayton 1 Tennessee 4 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET Dayton 0 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
28-Feb 4:30 PM ET Charleston So 1 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Charleston So 2 Tennessee 8 SEC Network +
3-Mar 6:30 PM ET Gonzaga 2 Tennessee 8 SEC Network +
4-Mar 6:00 PM ET Gonzaga 2 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
5-Mar 1:00 PM ET Gonzaga 9 Tennessee 17 SEC Network +
7-Mar 6:30 PM ET Boston College 7 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
10-Mar 6:30 PM ET Morehead St 4 Tennessee 23 SEC Network +
11-Mar 6:00 PM ET Morehead St 3 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
12-Mar 1:00 PM ET Morehead St Tennessee SEC Network +
14-Mar 6:30 PM ET Lipscomb 0 Tennessee 10 SEC Network +
17-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 1 Missouri 9 SEC Network +
19-Mar 6:00 PM ET Tennessee 4 Missouri 7 SEC Network +
19-Mar 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 1 Missouri 7 SEC Network +
21-Mar 6:30 PM ET W Carolina 0 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
24-Mar 6:30 PM ET Texas A&M 4 Tennessee 10 SEC Network +
25-Mar 12:00 PM ET Texas A&M 7 Tennessee 8 ESPN2
26-Mar 1:00 PM ET Texas A&M 6 Tennessee 9 SEC Network +
28-Mar 4:30 PM ET UNC Asheville 0 Tennessee 5 SEC Network +
30-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 2 LSU 5 ESPNU
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 4 LSU 6 SEC Network
1-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 14 LSU 7 SEC Network +
6-Apr 6:30 PM ET Florida 6 Tennessee 1 ESPNU
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida 9 Tennessee 3 SEC Network
8-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida 2 Tennessee 14 ESPN2
11-Apr 6:30 PM ET E Kentucky 2 Tennessee 14 SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:30 PM ET Tennessee 2 Arkansas 5 SEC Network
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 3 Arkansas 6 SEC Network +
16-Apr 3:00 PM ET Tennessee 2 Arkansas 7 SEC Network +
18-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech 12 Tennessee 5 SEC Network +
21-Apr 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee SEC Network
22-Apr 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee ESPN2
23-Apr 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee ESPN2
25-Apr 6:30 PM ET Bellarmine Tennessee SEC Network +
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee SEC Network
28-Apr 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee SEC Network +
29-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee ESPNU
2-May 6:30 PM ET Wofford Tennessee SEC Network +
5-May 6:00 PM ET Tennessee Georgia SEC Network +
6-May 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Georgia SEC Network +
7-May 1:00 PM ET Tennessee Georgia SEC Network +
9-May 6:30 PM ET Austin Peay Tennessee SEC Network +
12-May 6:30 PM ET Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network +
13-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network
14-May 1:00 PM ET Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network +
16-May 6:30 PM ET Belmont Tennessee SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
20-May 2:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Baseball Legacy Comparison

All-Time Record
SEC Record
SEC Championships
SEC Tournament Appearances
SEC Tournament Record
SEC Tournament Championships
NCAA Regional Appearances
NCAA Regional Championships
Super Regional Appearances
Super Regional Championships
College World Series Appearances
National Championships
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record
Vanderbilt
2,457-1,812-33
724-947-10
3
26
53-41
5
20
10
10
4
5
2
80-45
Tennessee
2,194-1,653-14
791-922-1
4
18
32-27
4
12
5
4
3
5
0
42-27

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Series Prediction

Vanderbilt 2 wins, Tennessee 1 win

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