Notables from college baseball openers

Walker Buehler is Vandy's top prospect, but the Commodores are loaded with depth again this year. AP Photo/Wade Payne

You never really know what to expect from the first weekend of the college baseball season, but despite some less-than-spectacular conditions in several areas of the country, we saw quite a few of the draft’s top prospects start the year in solid, if unspectacular, fashion.

This weekend we saw a potential top-10 southpaw start off on the right foot, why scouts will be spending lots of time in Nashville this spring, and two of the SEC’s best prospects start the year in opposite directions. Here are my notes.

Kirby shines in frigid conditions

Virginia left-hander Nate Kirby is a favorite