The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

May 25, 2013

Beede pitches Vanderbilt past Texas A&M, 3-0


Associated Press

— HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Tyler Beede allowed two hits in 7-1/3 innings and Vanderbilt advanced to the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament with a 3-0 victory over Texas A&M Friday night in an elimination game.

The Commodores (50-8), who lost their tournament opener to the Aggies 5-0, will face Mississippi State on Saturday.

Beede (14-0) struck out eight and walked four for Vandy, which outhit Texas A&M (32-27) by a total of 14-2. Brian Miller recorded the final five outs without allowing a hit for save No. 15.

Tony Kemp was 3 for 5 with a pair of stolen bases while five Vanderbilt players had two hits. Xavier Turner's double was the Commodores' only extra base hit.

Chance Bolcerek had a hit and a walk for Texas A&M, while Troy Stein doubled.