Top 25 Breakdown: No. 7 Vanderbilt


 2016 Record: 43-19. RPI: 16.
Coach (Record at school):
 Tim Corbin (610-290 in 14 seasons).
Ballpark: Hawkins Field (3,700).
Postseason History: 15 regionals (active streak: 11), 3 CWS trips (last: 2015), 1 national title.
More: Fall Report on Vanderbilt

Vandy's Projected Lineup

CJason Delay, Sr..248/.296/.3361311
1BJulian Infante, So..259/.333/.5416201
2BEthan Paul, So..305/.406/.4854319
3BWill Toffey, Jr..227/.387/.2660229
SSConnor Kaiser, So..261/.362/.3110193
LFRo Coleman, Sr..236/.317/.2921123
CFJeren Kendall, Jr..332/.396/.56895928
RFJJ Bleday, Fr.HS—Panama City, Fla. (Mosley)
DHAlonzo Jones, So..285/.371/.41813510
RHPKyle Wright, Jr.8-43.0993.1107320
RHPPatrick Raby, So.7-12.6158.263192
RHPChandler Day, So.2-14.2625.126120
RHPMatt Ruppenthal, Jr.5-12.3346.159271

Grading The Commodores

Just as scouts grade prospects using the 20-80 scouting scale, we use a 20-80 scale to evaluate teams in our top 25. A score of 50 in each category is average, relative to a typical NCAA tournament team; 55 is slightly above-average; 60 is above-average (plus); 70 is well above-average (plus-plus); 80 is top of the scale, historically strong. Accordingly, 45 is fringe-average or slightly below-average; 40 is below-average; 30 is well below-average; and 20 is the extreme in that direction.


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