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VandySports.com's Chris Lee discusses everything related Vanderbilt football, men's basketball and baseball, from games and off-field news to recruiting. The show frequently features various Vanderbilt insiders.

VandySports.com's Chris Lee discusses everything related Vanderbilt football, men's basketball and baseball, from games and off-field news to recruiting. The show frequently features various Vanderbilt insiders.

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Nashville , TN

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VandySports.com's Chris Lee discusses everything related Vanderbilt football, men's basketball and baseball, from games and off-field news to recruiting. The show frequently features various Vanderbilt insiders.

Language:

English


Episodes

Why Vanderbilt baseball is like a Hallmark movie

6/16/2021
It seems that coach Tim Corbin might have this thing figured out at Vanderbilt. Chris Lee and Mitch Light discuss Vandy's path to Omaha, its game with Arizona, the Pac-12's baseball apathy and take a slew of mailbag questions.

Duration:00:54:04

Vanderbilt moves on to Omaha

6/14/2021
Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich talk about Vanderbilt's dominant weekend on the mound, as Kumar Rocker, Jack Leiter, Nick Maldonado and Luke Murphy were good enough to get the Commodores to Omaha as they gave up one run in two games to East Carolina. They discuss how good Leiter's stuff was on Saturday, Rocker's curveball, and how you're now seeing how good the staff is with pitching fails in regionals across the country other places. The two also talk about key bats for Omaha, some dynamics...

Duration:01:04:16

Postseason baseball strategy

6/8/2021
Former Vanderbilt Hustler sports editor Simon Gibbs joins the podcast, and he has some observations about some of the strategic decisions that coach Tim Corbin made, which leads to some thoughts on what the batting order should be. He and host Chris Lee talk an hour on baseball and dive into the mailbag, too. Thanks to Jody Jones DDS for title sponsorship of this season's podcast.

Duration:01:03:22

Keegan, Thomas lead Vanderbilt into a super regional

6/7/2021
Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich discuss Vanderbilt's win in the Nashville Regional, which featured an epic grand slam by Isaiah Thomas and a red-hot weekend from Dominic Keegan from start to finish. Plus, it was an interesting weekend of pitching to say the least. Chris and Chip rewind it all in an hour-plus episode.

Duration:01:12:39

A look at the Rambling Wreck

6/3/2021
Jackets Online's Russell Johnson covers Georgia Tech baseball, and jumps on the podcast to preview what we'll see from the Yellow Jackets in Nashville, including what to expect from former Commodores Justyn-Henry Malloy and Chance Huff.

Duration:00:26:10

What's your idea lineup for the NCAA tournament?

6/2/2021
Chris Lee and Mitch Light discuss the batting orders they'd use for the Nashville Regional as well as how they'd structure the pitching. Also, pitching depth on great teams isn't what you think.

Duration:00:31:22

Sizing up Vanderbilt's regional draw (and possible pitching strategy)

6/1/2021
Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich discuss Vanderbilt's draw in the Nashville Regional, which includes Georgia Tech, Indiana State and Presbyterian. The two talk about the idea of throwing Christian Little to start the regional and talk a little about some of the struggles Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter had in the season's latter half.

Duration:01:06:02

One pitch changes everything, Troy LaNeve steps up and Vandy prepares for Hoover

5/24/2021
Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich discuss the pitch that changed Vanderbilt's weekend, and the aftermath of the ninth inning on Saturday vs. Kentucky. The two talk about Troy LaNeve's emergence and how the Carter Young injury changed Vanderbilt's weekend infield. Chris and Chip talk about how should Vanderbilt structure its starting pitching going to the SEC tournament, and much more.

Duration:01:12:26

Kumar Rocker 2019 vs. Kumar Rocker 2021

5/20/2021
Chris Lee and Seabass discuss Vanderbilt baseball, and get into what's different about Kumar Rocker's pitching style now compared to his dominant run in 2019.

Duration:00:31:01

A 13-run inning, and Carter Young's status

5/19/2021
Vanderbilt won a wild 20-4 game over FIU on Tuesday night, one that featured a 13-run second inning. However, it was also an anxious night for coach Tim Corbin, who saw starting shortstop Carter Young leave the game in the second inning over what appeared to be an injury. Chris Lee and Mitch Light hit both topics in Wednesday's podcast.

Duration:00:44:13

The one big concern with Vanderbilt baseball with postseason nearing

5/17/2021
Vanderbilt fans have been concerned with the bullpen and with what's perceived as a lack of clutch hitting, and while there's a fair point or two there, there's really only one big concern down the stretch for the Commodores--and that's health. Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich explain why as they unwind a 2-1 series loss at Ole Miss.

Duration:01:18:44

Jack Leiter's health and other pitching-related matters

5/13/2021
Will Jack Leiter pitch at Ole Miss? That's the question everybody wants answered, and Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich have some guesses. They discuss that, Kumar Rocker's outing, Patrick Reilly's emergence last week, some quick thoughts about the entering class of recruits for next year, and a lot more.

Duration:00:54:56

Injuries and lineup shuffles

5/12/2021
Chris Lee and Mitch Light discuss the unusual late-season dynamics of the lineup and rotation as injures have hit Vanderbilt baseball hard. Chris and Mitch talk about what that looks like going forward, Carter Young's amazing defense at short and a lot more.

Duration:00:35:03

A baseball series win amidst great uncertainty

5/10/2021
Outgoing Hustler sports editor Simon Gibbs joins the show to discuss Vanderbilt's 2-0 series win over Alabama in a weekend that didn't include Jack Leiter, Ethan Smith, Isaiah Thomas, Jack Bulger or Jayson Gonzalez but did include Spencer Jones, Troy LaNeve and Patrick Reilly contributing, and often in big ways. What should we make of the way the Commodores are playing? What team will we see in the postseason? We have more questions than answers but size it all up as best as we can.

Duration:00:32:01

Odeyingbo gets drafted; will any current Commodores join him one day?

5/5/2021
Dayo Odeyingbo gets picked in the second round by the Colts, which brings Chris Lee and Seabass to discuss (and rank) the best brother tandems to ever play at Vanderbilt. The two then talk about how the fact that only one other Commodore (Andre Mintze) got invited to an NFL camp and what that says about the talent Clark Lea inherits. The two also discuss if there are any future NFL Draft picks on the roster.

Duration:01:02:05

Pitching fail in Gainesville

5/3/2021
Vanderbilt wins the first game in Gainesville, but loses the next two as Jack Leiter is ineffective and the Commodores couldn't get quality outings from their bullpen. Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich recap the weekend, discuss how much Ethan Smith would help the team, talk about some weekend lineup changes, discuss the SEC's dominance and much more.

Duration:00:59:34

Vanderbilt hits Florida riding high

4/29/2021
Chris Lee and Chip Fridrich discuss the state of Vanderbilt baseball as the Commodores prepare to head to Gainesville to face Florida. Topics include the No. 3 starter and bullpen roles, some improving hitters and the importance of getting Dominic Keegan back to form.

Duration:00:42:53

Recapping a series win over Mississippi State

4/26/2021
Vanderbilt took the Friday and Sunday games from Mississippi State behind clutch pitching from Kumar Rocker and Chris McElvain, and the Commodores are now in great stretch as we head to the final month of the regular season. Chris Lee and Mitch Light talk about that, Vandy's pitching depth and answer some mailbag questions.

Duration:00:35:49

Spring football talk, with Bruno Reagan

4/23/2021
Chris Lee and Bruno Reagan talk about the good and the bad of the spring game, and how that compared with the rest of the season. Topics include whether the defense is better than it showed in the spring game, Will Sheppard's breakout Saturday, increased use of the tight ends and whether Mike Wright can carve out a role in the offense.

Duration:00:38:10