April 14, 2012

VU loses 5-2 to Auburn

Vanderbilt head coach Tim Corbin is trying to keep his young team from feeling the pressure. But the reality is, every loss puts his Commodores one step closer to staying home for the postseason for only the second time in Corbin's Vanderbilt career.

And today, VU lost a game that would have gone a long way to keeping their hopes alive. Instead, it was just another loss: 5-2 to visiting Auburn.

VU felt hopes rise yesterday, when T.J. Pecoraro returned after an 11 month rehab to pitch the Commodores to their first SEC series opening win. But today, despite solid pitching from Tyler Beede, VU's hitting woes returned, and doomed Corbin to another sleepless night.

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