LIVE Updates, Score, Notes: Alabama A&M @ No. 3 Tennessee

LIVE Updates, Score, Notes: Alabama A&M @ No. 3 Tennessee

LIVE Updates, Score, Notes: Alabama A&M @ No. 3 TennesseeTennessee Baseball vs. Alabama A&M// Photo via Rocky Top Insider’s Jack Foster

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It’s officially baseball time in Tennessee, as the third-ranked Vols will begin their 2023 home season on Tuesday against Alabama A&M. First pitch will take place at 4:30 p.m. ET in Knoxville, and SEC Network + has the call.

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The Vols are looking to achieve their second win of the season on Tuesday, as Tennessee went 1-2 to begin the season in the MLB Desert Invitational, losing to Arizona and Grand Canyon and defeating UC-San Diego.

Lineups and starting pitchers for both teams and additional pre-game notes are below.

Tennessee Starting Lineup

DH Jared Dickey

2B Christian Moore

1B Blake Burke

RF Griffin Merritt

3B Zane Denton

C Cal Stark

LF Kyle Booker

SS Austen Jaslove

CF Christian Scott

Lineup notes: 

-Merritt starting as an outfielder for the first time this season

-Dickey moves to DH as Merritt takes over at RF, LF and CF stay the same as Sunday with Kyle Booker and Christian Scott

-Still no starting SS Maui Ahuna, who awaits clearance from the NCAA, so Austen Jaslove continues to start.

-Second game Cal Stark will serve as starting catcher. Charlie Taylor started at catcher last Friday and Saturday.

Alabama A&M Starting Lineup

DH Tommy Easley

2B Chevalier Dorris

C Jared Tribett

1B Blake Martin

RF Jalen Parker

LF Brycen Hammonds

3B Christian Soto

SS CJ Mervilus

CF Mekhi Lloyd

Pitching Matchup:

*2022 stats listed*

Vols Jr. RHP Hollis Fanning (0-0, 2.70 ERA, 5 appearances, 3.1 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, .467 opp. bavg., 1 HBP, 19 batters faced)

vs. Alabama A&M Sr. RHP Roman Sorrell (No stats found)


1st Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

2nd Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

3rd Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

4th Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

5th Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

6th Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

7th Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

8th Inning: 

Score: Vols , Bulldogs 

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Author: Ethan Moore