We all knew it was going to be a rebuilding season for Tim Corbin's Commodores, but I don't think anyone could have predicted that halfway through the SEC schedule Vanderbilt would be sitting in dead last place. Alas, after dropping the weekend series to Mississippi State on a walk-off RBI in the bottom of the 9th, this is where we find ourselves. Despite boasting some great individual performances from guys like Tony Kemp, Anthony Gomez, and Tyler Beede, the Dores have won exactly one (1) away game this year, and it took some 12th-inning heroics on Saturday to make that happen. That said, on paper at least there are still some very winnable series (Auburn, Alabama, Tennessee) left on the calendar. Not quite time to abandon all hope yet, but count me in the "not holding my breath" category.
It feels bizarre to be saying this as a Vandy fan in April, but at least we have football. CJF already has received verbal commitments from a pair of four-stars, there are two practices open to the public this week, and the B&G game is set to kick off at 6 pm this Saturday.
It's approximately 72 degrees in Nashville and across most of the Southeast. Things can only be so bad.
Unless, of course, you're an Arkansas fan.