No. 24 UT racks up season-high 19 hits to rout Knights

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The hits and runs have been plentiful on a nice Tuesday evening at Lindsey Nelson Stadium as No. 8/24 Tennessee routed Bellarmine, 19-1, to win its fourth straight and head into one other vital SEC collection with loads of momentum.

The Volunteers homered six instances and recorded a season 19 hits as 12 gamers completed with a minimum of one hit on the evening. Regardless of not coming into the sport till the fifth inning, Ryan Miller completed with a career-high six RBIs after hitting a pair of three-run jacks.

Christian Scott had two hits and tied profession bests with three runs scored and 4 RBIs whereas Dylan Dreiling additionally set a profession excessive in RBIs with three after hitting his fifth homer and second triple of the yr.

UT’s first six pitchers didn’t permit a baserunner and carried an ideal recreation into the seventh inning earlier than it was damaged up on a one-out single by Tommy Dilz.

Zander Sechrist bounced again from a rocky outing in his final begin and retired all six batters he confronted to start out the sport to set the tone for the sport.

Jacob Bimbi adopted Sechrist and earned the win to enhance to 2-0 on the yr after tossing 1.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts.

The Knights (11-30) scored their lone run of the evening on a solo residence run by Dylan Byerly within the prime of the eighth inning. Matt Craven obtained the beginning and fell to 1-3 on the yr after giving up three runs on six hits over two innings.

The Large Orange scored in every of their first seven journeys to the plate earlier than being held off the board within the eighth inning. With the win, the Vols improved to 9-2 in midweek video games this season, outscoring their opponents 113-26.

UP NEXT: Tennessee (27-14, 8-10 SEC) can have a fast turnaround because it prepares to host Mississippi State on Thursday evening for the collection opener at 7 p.m., which might be televised on the SEC Community.