Click here to watch live streaming video of tonight's Final (via CBS Gametracker)
Vanderbilt broke open a 5-4 game with five runs in the top of the ninth to defeat Illinois State 10-4 Sunday afternoon in an elimination game in the Louisville Regional. This sets up a revenge Regional Final matchup this evening between the Commodores and Cardinals at Jim Patterson Stadium, which should begin @ 4:37pm local time.
If Louisville wins tonight's game, they advance to host a Super Regional next weekend. If they lose, they play Vandy again Monday night at 6pm.
Game Notes: Louisville defeated St. Louis 11-2 on Friday and Vandy 7-1 on Saturday to advance to the Finals. Vandy will look to avenge last season's 3-5 Regional Final loss to the Cards. According to Rick Bozich, former [Louisville] St. Xavier pitcher Justin Amlung will start for Louisville.
Link to the live streaming video, Regional bracket and results: Louisville Regional Bracket
Update on starting pitchers via Jody Demling:
Louisville will start Justin Amlung, who is 5-1 with a 4.01 ERA. He has started nine games and pitched in 19 on the season. Vandy will counter with Richie Goodenow, who is 2-1 with a 2.23 ERA. Goodenow has not started a game this season. He has 32.1 innings pitched in his 28 appearances. He only has one start for his career.