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Tennessee Vols’ fall baseball preview: Pitcher Chase Burns

Tennessee Vols’ fall baseball preview: Pitcher Chase Burns

Tennessee has opened fall practices at Lindsey Nelson Stadium under sixth-year head coach Tony Vitello.

The Vols will play two fall exhibition games.

Tennessee will host Wake Forest Oct. 7. First pitch is slated for 1 p.m. EDT at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

The Vols will play Memphis Nov. 6 in Jackson, Tennessee (2 p.m. EDT).

Chase Burns returns to Tennessee in 2023.

A rising sophomore right-handed pitcher, Burns (8-2) appeared in 17 games and made 14 starts for the Vols in 2022.

He posted a 2.91 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and recorded 103 strikeouts.

Burns pitched 80.1 innings and surrendered 65 hits, 31 runs, 26 earned runs and 25 walks in 2022.

He was a member of the SEC All-Freshman Team and a second-team All-SEC performer. Burns was named All-America standout by multiple outlets.

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