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Pair of Former Vols Land on ESPN’s Top Prospects Rankings

Drew Gilbert

Tennessee baseball landed a pair of former Vols on Kiley McDaniel’s Top 100 MLB 2024 Prospects rankings for ESPN on Wednesday. Former Vol outfielder Drew Gilbert is the highest-ranked major league prospect from ESPN’s rankings landing at No. 39. Gilbert began his career in the Houston Astros’ organization but was sent to the New York […]

Three VFLs Listed on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects List

Three former Tennessee baseball players have landed on MLB Pipeline’s 2024 Preseason Top 100 Prospects list. Chase Dollander came in at No. 52 as the highest VFL, with Drew Gilbert filing in one spot behind him at No. 53. Jordan Beck rounded out Tennessee’s representation on the list, coming in at No. 81. The full […]

Trio Of Former Tennessee Baseball Players Land On MLB Top 100 Prospects List

Drew Gilbert

Tony Vitello has rejuvenated the Tennessee baseball program in his six-year tenure. The program has claimed two SEC East titles, a SEC regular season and tournament championship and has taken a pair of trips to the College World Series in the last three years. They’re also starting to consistently put players in professional baseball. That […]

Former Tennessee Baseball Star On The Move At MLB Trade Deadline

Drew Gilbert with the Corpus Christi Hooks

Former Tennessee baseball star Drew Gilbert is on the move at the MLB trade deadline, Mark Feinsand first reported. The Houston Astros traded their top prospect, Gilbert, to the New York Mets as part of the trade package that brought right-handed starter Justin Verlander to the Astros. Houston is 60-47 at the trade deadline, half […]

How 2022 Tennessee Baseball Stars Are Fairing In Their First Professional Seasons

Tennessee Baseball Zane Denton

Tennessee baseball broke a program record last summer when 10 Vols were selected in the first round of the 2023 MLB Draft. The program record 10 draft picks included stars from Tennessee’s memorable 2022 team including Drew Gilbert, Jordan Beck and Trey Lipscomb. After a year in professional baseball, how are the former Tennessee stars […]

VFL Drew Gilbert to Play in All-Star Futures Game

Former Tennessee baseball centerfielder Drew Gilbert has been selected to participate in the All-Star Futures Game as a member of the Houston Astros Organization, the Astros announced Monday evening. Tomorrow’s star takes center stage. Drew Gilbert is headed to the All-Star Futures Game ⭐️ — Houston Astros (@astros) June 26, 2023 The game will […]

Astros Star Jose Altuve Gives VFL Drew Gilbert High Praise

Jose Altuve and Drew Gilbert

Former Tennessee baseball star Drew Gilbert has been having an incredible 2023 so far. After getting promoted from high-A to AA less than a month into the season, the VFL has continued to impress with the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Houston Astros AA affiliate. Gilbert’s play has even caught the attention of current Astros star […]

Former Tennessee Star Drew Gilbert Promoted Just 21 Games Into Season

Drew Gilbert

It’s taken former Tennessee outfielder Drew Gilbert no time to work his way up the lower ranks of the minor leagues. The Houston Astros promoted their top prospect Gilbert to AA affiliate Corpus Christi less than a month into the minor league season, The Athletic’s Chandler Rome first reported Monday. It took Gilbert all of […]

VFL Baseball Roundup: Drew Gilbert on the Rise, Nick Senzel on SportsCenter Top 10

Drew Gilbert

Two quick notes on former Tennessee baseball players from the last few days. Starting things out from Sunday, VFL and former Farragut Admiral Nick Senzel was featured in the SportsCenter Top 10 on Sunday morning after a terrific play at third base on Saturday afternoon in Cincinnati. In the top of the first inning, the […]

Has Tennessee Baseball Found Their New Drew Gilbert?

Has Tennessee Baseball Found Their New Drew Gilbert?

Tennessee Baseball lost an abundance of talent from last year’s team, including all eight starters in the field. More than that, the Vols lost multiple guys who helped build the Tennessee Baseball culture. As polarizing as it may be, the Vols villain mentality has been one of the most exciting and interesting aspects of Tony […]