After a long day that started at 9:30 a.m. and included strong outings by juniors Jimmy Nelson, Drew Pomeranz and Anthony Ranaudo, the scouting contingent was considerably thinner by the time the late game between Vanderbilt and Arkansas started. Those who remained were treated to the most electric stuff of the day, courtesy of Vandy righthander Sonny Gray—just a sophomore, and not draft-eligible.
Tennessee's offense was stagnant for far too long, and Kentucky took advantage in the final ten minutes, turning a six point game into a twenty-nine point blowout.
Pearl and Calipari, Cousins and Chism, Tennessee and Kentucky. It's game three of the season series, and for the Vols, it's an enormous opportunity.