Cards tag Vandy 11-7 in top 10 matchup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The University of Louisville baseball team kept rolling on Tuesday night, beating No. 10 Vanderbilt 11-7 at Hawkins Field. The Cardinals have now won 11 in a row and are 38-11 on the season with seven games left.

The University of Louisville baseball team scored one of its most important - and impressive - victories of the season on Tuesday night.

The Cardinals got three RBIs apiece from Jeff Gardner and Alex Chittenden and three doubles and four runs scored from Cole Sturgeon in posting an 11-7 win on the road at No. 10 Vanderbilt.

The Cardinals scored 11 runs on 11 hits, while taking advantage of two Vandy errors. U of L has now won three in a row against Vandy (36-13).

U of L has now won 11 in a row and will play at Temple this weekend for a three-game American Athletic Conference series.

"This is a big win, but Friday night is just as important," U of L coach Dan McDonnell said. "We are trying to win a conference title."

Josh Rogers started but Brandon Alphin picked up the win after 2.1 innings of scoreless baseball. Nick Burdi pitched the final two innings, striking out five batters.

Cardinal Authority will have more from Nashville on the win tomorrow. Recommended Stories

  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next