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Vanderbilt Routs Oregon State 11-1

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Vanderbilt's Mike Yastrzemski runs the bases in front of Oregon State's shortstop Ryan Dunn in the first inning in Game 1 of an NCAA Super Regionals college baseball tournament on Friday, June 10, 2011. (AP Photo) Vanderbilt's Mike Yastrzemski runs the bases in front of Oregon State's shortstop Ryan Dunn in the first inning in Game 1 of an NCAA Super Regionals college baseball tournament on Friday, June 10, 2011. (AP Photo)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Yastrzemski homered and drove in four runs and Vanderbilt beat Oregon State 11-1 Friday night in the opener of a best-of-three NCAA super regional series.

Yastrzemski, the grandson of former Boston Red Sox star Carl Yastrzemski, was 2 for 4 and his three-run home run in the fourth gave Vanderbilt (51-10) an eight-run lead. Jason Esposito added a two-run home run and drove in three runs.

The Commodores scored 10 of their runs with two outs.

Vandy ace Sonny Gray (12-3), allowed one run on four hits in 6 2-3 innings four days after he was drafted 18th overall by the Oakland Athletics.

Jake Rodriguez had three hits and drove in the only run for Oregon State (41-18).

Beavers starter Sam Gaviglio (12-3) gave up 10 earned runs on 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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