SEC Baseball Tournament 2012: Vanderbilt Slips By South Carolina 3-2

Vanderbilt kept their string of good play going as the knocked off second-seeded South Carolina 3-2 on Wednesday. The Commodores will take on Florida Thursday night with a trip to the tournament semi-finals on the line.

South Carolina jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning. Vanderbilt came back with single runs in the fifth and sixth to tie the game. The Commodores would take the lead for good in the eighth on a squeeze bunt by Mike Yastrzemski.

TJ Pecoraro got the start for Vandy and was credited with a no decision after allowing five hits and two runs in five innings of work. Kevin Ziomek picks up the win in relief with two hitless innings. Will Clinard earns the save by holding the Gamecocks scoreless over the final two innings of the game. Tyler Webb takes his first loss of the season for South Carolina after allowing three hits and two runs in four innings of work.

South Carolina will take on Auburn in an elimination game on Thursday.

For more on the SEC baseball tournament stay tuned to this Storystream and SB Nation's SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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