Vanderbilt Sweeps Auburn in First Conference Series

The Vanderbilt Commodores swept the Auburn Tigers in the first conference series of the year. Let's recap the Commodores sweep over the Tigers.

Vanderbilt batter Alan Espinal flips his helmet after hitting a home run against Florida Saturday,
Vanderbilt batter Alan Espinal flips his helmet after hitting a home run against Florida Saturday, / Gary Cosby Jr.-Tuscaloosa News / USA
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Game Two

Vanderbilt wins the second game of the series 13-5.

Bryce Cunningham got the start for the Commodores and did solid. In five innings, Cunningham struck out five batters and allowed four hits, three walks, and one earned run. This got him the win, making his record 3-0.

Carson Myers got the start for the Tigers and struggled. In 3.1 innings pitched, Myers struck out two batters and gave up six hits, two walks, and four earned runs. This gave Myers the loss, making his record 1-2.

The scoring got started in the first inning after Auburn scored on an error and a run scoring double by Cooper McMurray. Vanderbilt responded quickly with a solo home run by RJ Austin, a run scoring single from Davis Diaz, and a run scoring fielders choice by Troy LaNeve.

In the fourth inning, Cooper McMurray tied the game up with a solo home run. Davis Diaz gave the Commodores the lead back with a run scoring single.

In the fifth and sixth innings, Vanderbilt scored seven runs. RJ Austin drove in a run on a single before Alan Espinal drove in three runs with a double. Calvin Hewett, Jonathan Vastine, and RJ Austin each hit in a run in the sixth.

Auburn added two runs in the seventh from Ike Irish and Bobby Pierce, but in the eighth, Vanderbilt added another two runs from Alan Espinal and Camden Kozeal. Final score was 13-5.