Photo Story: Vanderbilt 4, Oregon 2

Tony Kemp congratulated (VM-Don Yates)

It wasn't quite as easy as Friday as things got a little messy in the eighth but Vanderbilt pulled off another win over Oregon on Saturday. Tyler Beede was solid and Brian Miller was the hero as things started to unravel late. Tony Kemp, again, was a key to several of the Commodores' runs.


Two little Duck fans play before Saturday's big game.


Commodore pitchers rest up in the bullpen before game time.



Pitcher Tyler Beede, who had seven strikeouts and notched his fourth win, shows his throwing motion.


Oregon coach George Horton argues a call in the second inning.


Jack Lupo squares up for a sacrifice bunt that successfully advanced Tony Kemp who would ultimately score.


Tony Kemp takes a swing at the ball.


Tony Kemp is greeted by teammates after scoring a run in the third inning. Kemp finished with three hits on the day and is batting .443.


Dores watch the action from the Vandy dugout. Vanderbilt built a 2-0 lead after three innings.


Oregon right fielder Connor Hofmann makes a throw. Vandy's lead grew to 3-0 going into the Oregon seventh.


Vandy head coach Tim Corbin watches the action from the third base line. Corbin has built Vanderbilt into a baseball powerhouse but the Commodores had their hands full on Saturday.
Pitcher Brian Miller came in the seventh inning with the bases loaded and two outs and VU clinging to a 3-1 lead. Miller got the job done and stuck out the final batter with no runs allowed.

After Vandy added a run in the top of the eighth via a Kemp double, the Ducks took advantage of Commodore errors in the bottom of the inning to add a run. That would close out the game's scoring, however. Vandy would still prevail 4-2. The Commodores go for a sweep tomorrow at 2 pm. CT.

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Photos by Don Yates for VandyMania.com.

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