BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Vanderbilt knocked out LSU starter Aaron Nola in the sixth inning and spoiled things for his brother Austin and four other Tiger seniors, as the Commodores beat LSU on Senior Night 6-3. Anthony Gomez was 4-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI and four VU pitchers scattered ten hits to even the SEC series going into Sunday's finale. LSU catcher Ty Ross missed the game after he was rushed to the hospital with an appendicitis.
With the defeat LSU drops to 39-12 overall and 17-9 in the SEC. Vanderbilt meanwhile climbs back to .500 overall with a 25-25 mark, 12-14 in the conference. Sunday's game between the two is set for 1 pm at Alex Box Stadium and will be televised by Fox Sports Houston.