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Blade Tidwell Inks Rookie Contract with the New York Mets

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Former Tennessee RHP Blade Tidwell has officially put pen to paper and signed his rookie contract with the New York Mets. According to’s Jim Callis, Tidwell signed with the Mets for 1.85-million-dollars. Tidwell’s $1.85 million is a good chunk above the value for the No. 52 slot, which sits right at $1,475,100. Tidwell was […]

New York Mets Select Blade Tidwell In Second Round Of MLB Draft

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The New York Mets selected Tennessee pitcher Blade Tidwell with the 52nd pick in the 2022 MLB Draft Sunday night. The right-handed pitcher became the third Tennessee player selected in the 2022 MLB Draft joining first round selections Drew Gilbert and Jordan Beck. Tidwell was a draft prospect coming out of west Tennessee’s Loretto High […]

Tennessee Baseball Guide To The MLB Draft

The 20-round MLB Draft begins at 7 p.m. ET Sunday night and it’s poised to be a big three days for Tennessee baseball. Tennessee could tie or even break its record — eight — for most draft picks in the history of the MLB Draft. It would be quite the achievement for the 2022 Tennessee […]

Where Five Vols are Projecting for Sunday’s MLB Draft

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After an electric and historic season that ended up being cut short, a handful of Tennessee baseball players are hoping to hear their names called in this Sunday’s MLB Draft. In three recent MLB mock drafts from this week, a total of five Tennessee players are accounted for in some form or fashion: Drew Gilbert, […]

What MLB Draft Experts Are Saying About Drew Gilbert, Blade Tidwell, and Jordan Beck

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With the Tennessee Volunteers’ baseball season ending in the NCAA Super Regionals round, a few of Tennessee’s players are gearing up for the MLB Draft this summer. The Vols’ SEC Championship-winning team could have three potential first-round draft picks in Blade Tidwell, Drew Gilbert, and Jordan Beck. The three mock drafts that are examined today […]

Tennessee Drops Super Regional Opener, Is On Brink Of Elimination

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KNOXVILLE, Tn — Tennessee’s season is on the brink after Notre Dame took the Knoxville Super Regional opener, 8-6. The Fighting Irish hit four home runs in four innings while jumping out to a massive lead the Vols couldn’t overcome while a pair of ejections set Tennessee back the rest of the weekend. Here’s everything to […]

Vols, Fighting Irish Collide With Omaha Berth On Line

Tennessee and Notre Dame meet at Lindsey Nelson Stadium this weekend with a trip to the College World Series on the line. The Vols have been the best team in the country all year while Notre Dame comes to Knoxville with the ACC’s best pitching staff looking to avenge last season’s super regional loss at […]

Tony Vitello Details Vols’ Pitching Plan Entering Super Regional

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Tennessee baseball is subscribing to the saying “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The Vols will stick to the pitching plan that’s paid dividends the last two weeks in this weekend’s super regional series against Notre Dame. “Blade (Tidwell) will throw on Friday, again, and (Chase) Dollander will throw on Saturday,” Tennessee head coach […]

How To Watch: Tennessee Ready To Rumble With Campbell Saturday Night

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Tennessee baseball resumes NCAA Tournament play at 7 p.m. ET Saturday night against No. 3 seed Campbell. The SEC Network will broadcast the Saturday nightcap of the Knoxville Regional between the Vols and Fighting Camels Campbell opened up the Knoxville Regional by defeating ACC-foe Georgia Tech, 15-8. The Fighting Camels jumped out to a commanding, […]