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A chat with Shan Foster and Jordan Matthews

Shan Foster, Vanderbilt's all-time leading scorer, and Jordan Matthews, the SEC's all-time leading receiver, join the podcast. The two discuss the charity softball game they're putting on at Hawkins Field on July 7, which benefits the Matthews Mission and the YWCA, then, discuss memorable things from their time at Vanderbilt. Included are the remarkable stories about how they arrived at VU, including Foster's hilarious story about losing a bet to Kevin Stallings.


The intersection of Vandy Sports and comedy, with Nate Bargatze

Comedian and long-time Vanderbilt fan Nate Bargatze joins the podcast for a memorable episode. Bargatze discusses his comedy career and his Vanderbilt fandom, and in many cases, the intersection of each. This one's hard to put into words; just sit back and enjoy a very entertaining episode of the VandySports podcast!


Closing the book on a tough year, looking to a better one

Between seven losses in football, 27 in baseball, 20 in men's hoops and 24 in women's basketball, plus some administrative apathy, it was a tough school year for Vanderbilt fans. But, the outlook is significantly brighter in baseball, where the Commodores could compete for a national title in 2018, and in hoops, with a stellar recruiting class coming in. Plus, Chris Lee and Seabass debate why football recruiting is struggling, Chris names an all-VU baseball team since 2010, and the two field...


A closer look at the lineup and pitching rotation for 2019

Chris Lee and New York Dore go over every position on the diamond for 2019, including where upperclassmen are returning (and could return), as well as discuss potential freshman impact. What's the weekend and weekday rotation look like? Where does Kumar Rocker fit? Can Patrick Raby return to the rotation and pitch well? And might Justin Wilson, who announced he's returning along with catcher Stephen Scott, have value? That, and a whole lot more, in a look a year forward.


Wrapping up 2018 baseball, looking to 2019

Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich hit a ton of topics in a podcast that lasts nearly 1:20. Those include a look back at some key moments in the super regional (and why VU couldn't advance), walking through some of the strategy at the super regional, some thoughts on Mississippi State's pursuit of Tim Corbin, a look at next year's potential lineup in in the field and on the mound, and a guess at where VU may be ranked in next year's preseason polls.


Will 2019 be another 2013 for VU baseball?

The MLB Draft has passed, and with it, several key juniors either weren't drafted, or were picked low enough that they could return for a senior season. VU will also likely be bringing in a No. 1 freshman class, setting up a scenario much like the 2013 season, when VU went 26-3 in the SEC. That, the great play heading into a super regional, and a brief chat about the disappointing start to the football class of 2019, are topics on today's podcast with Seabass.


Reflections on baseball and the passing of C.M. Newton

Chris Lee and former VU pitcher reflect on the passing of former VU basketball coach C.M. Newton, who died at 88 on Monday. The talk then switches to baseball. Topics include VU's talented relief trio of Gillis, Schaller and Day, Drake Fellows, the lineup's improved hitting, what went into VU getting a super regional, and walking through who should be the No. 2 starter for the coming weekend.


A pretty Super two days for Vanderbilt baseball

First, Vanderbilt won the Clemson Regional. Then, it got Kumar Rocker through the first night of the draft. Then, the Commodores were awarded a super regional on Tuesday morning. It's been the best two days for Vanderbilt baseball in a while, and Chris Lee and New York Dore break it all down, plus, discuss who'll play second base next year, and more.


Going all over the map, with Seabass

Chris Lee and Seabass tackle Vanderbilt baseball, basketball and football. Topics include Jeff Roberson's versatility and NBA fit, VandyBoys in MLB who need a fresh start somewhere else, leadership on the football team, why MLB does its draft the wrong way, whether you have to be a jerk to be an elite football coach, and more.


New York Dore previews the Clemson Regional and the MLB Draft

Chris Lee and New York Dore talk in detail about St. John's and Clemson for VU's upcoming Clemson Regional. The two discuss trade-offs of getting Ty Duvall in the lineup and putting Austin Martin at third, and talk about what to expect in terms of what VU signees may come to school after the dust has settled on the 2018 MLB Draft.


A look at the quite-familiar Clemson Regional

On Monday, the NCAA Baseball Tournament Selection Committee hopped in its DeLorean and gave the Commodores basically the same draw they had in the 2017 Clemson Regional. Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich break down St. John's and Clemson for a few moments, then, talk about some potential changes for the regional. Talk centers around getting Ty Duvall in the lineup, as well as perhaps flipping Patrick Raby and Drake Fellows.


A late VandyBoys surge. Widenhofer or Mason? Big 10 No. 4 or SEC 11?

Chris Lee and Seabass discuss the positive aspects to the end of the baseball season. Then, they discuss whether Derek Mason or Woody Widehofer was VU's best defensive coordinator in a discussion that takes an interesting turn. Chris opines on why the SEC should absolutely get 11 teams in the NCAA Baseball Tournament next week, and talk briefly about football's commitment issues. Would you rather watch the NBA or the NHL Playoffs? And what well-known athlete did Chris unexpectedly run into...


New York Dore talks Kentucky sweep, looks to the postseason

Chris Lee and New York Dore talk about Vanderbilt's sweep of Kentucky and look ahead to the Southeastern Conference Tournament.


Commodores catch fire heading into Hoover

Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich talk Vanderbilt baseball, including VU's 4-0 week, and what's on the line in the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament in Hoover, Ala., for teams playing on Tuesday.


Football, basketball and baseball talk, with Seabass

Chris Lee and Seabass talk about VU's three major men's sports. Topics include some late rays of hope for VU baseball, thoughts on Adidas's "helping" Romeo Langford's father make his college decision, looking back on some of the agonizing coaching decisions in the Woody Widenhofer era, and more. Plus, even Seabass can't guess what Chris saw on the side of the road last week.


What are Vandy's NCAA Tournament chances?

ESPN researcher and Southeastern Conference baseball expert Barry Allen joins the podcast to talk Vandy, its shot at the NCAA Tournament, and his take on the Commodores. Does a sweep of Kentucky get Vandy into the NCAAs? What about a series win? Does VU have a chance if it's swept? And what about the other bubble SEC teams? Barry and Chris Lee walk you through what to watch in terms of the postseason, this weekend.


Talking baseball, with New York Dore

Chris Lee and New York Dore talk about what they've liked lately from VU's lineup, why VU should start getting guys up in the bullpen sooner, and a lot more.


Hitting improvements, pitching woes add up to a series win in Knoxville

Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich discuss a 2-1 series win in Knoxville. The good news: VU hitters hit the ball hard and struck out less. The bad news: pitchers stayed in too long, and the bullpen helped blow a Sunday lead that led to a loss. Plus, there's a lengthy discussion of sign-stealing, pitch-tipping and predictability, getting help from technology and outside sources in those regards, and the ethics of such things.


The football and baseball mailbag, with Seabass

Seabass answers questions on baseball and football from the mailbag. Topics include whether the 2016 tragedy continues to hang over the baseball program, whether the SEC should change its baseball tournament format, whether football recruits Brendan Harris and Alston Orji can be immediate impact players, and more.


Are the 2018 baseball problems fixable?

Chris Lee and New York Dore discuss the issues on the 2018 baseball team. Topics include whether Vanderbilt has to win with offense, whether Reid Schaller is the right guy to start on Tuesday, potential ramifications if VU were to change pitching coaches, and more.