Baseball vs. Cincinnati -- Postgame Notes

Cincinnati at Kentucky
Postgame Notes
March 8, 2016
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 8, Cincinnati 4

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 8-3 and Cincinnati is 1-11.
  • UK leads the all-time series with Cincinnati, 60-29-2.
    • In games played in Lexington, UK leads the series, 40-13-1.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 235-178 all-time record in his eighth year. He is the fastest coach to reach 200 wins in program history.
  • Kentucky will return to action on Wednesday, hosting Murray State at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on the UK Sports Radio Network, with the Voice of UK Baseball, Neil Price, calling the action. Fans in Lexington can hear the game live on Fox Sports 1580-AM and online at

Team Notes

  • Kentucky has a 667-371-2 all-time record at Cliff Hagan Stadium and 5-0 in 2016.
    • UK has won six straight at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • Under Henderson, UK is 205-10 when staked to an eighth-inning lead and since he arrived in Lexington to direct the pitching staff, UK is 358-22 when owning an eighth-inning lead.
    • UK is 7-0 when holding an eighth-inning lead in 2016.
  • UK is 7-3 in day games.
  • Kentucky is now 3-1 when wearing white jerseys and white pants.
  • UK is 5-3 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 7-1 when scoring first.
  • For the second consecutive game, UK rallied from at least a three-run deficit to win.
  • Kentucky turned a pair of double plays and have turned nine on the year.
  • UK had a season high seven-run inning in the seventh.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 57 of his 63 career starts.
    • White has a team-high eight two-strike hits.
    • White stole his team-high sixth base of the year and the ninth of his career.
    • White hung his second sac fly of the year and the sixth of his career.
    • White collected his third three-hit game of the year and his fifth multi-hit game of the year.
      • White has 23 multi-hit games in his career.
  • Junior centerfielder Storm Wilson has reached base safely in 72 of his 82 career starts.
    • Wilson has reached base safely in nine straight games.
    • Wilson laid down his 12th career sac bunt.
    • Wilson was hit by his 32nd career pitch, equaling Zac Zellers (2012-13) for sixth in UK history.
  • Junior DH Gunnar McNeill has reached base safely in 19 of his 25 career starts.
    • McNeill has a team-high six-game hitting streak.
    • McNeill has reached in all 11 games of his UK career.
    • McNeill doubled for the second time in 2016.
  • Sophomore southpaw Zach Logue appeared in his fourth game of the year and made his first start.
    • Logue has appeared in 23 games in his career with four starts.
    • Logue worked a season-high 5.2 innings, finishing an out shy of his second quality start.
    • UK is 2-2 in Logue’s career starts.
  • Senior righty Zach Strecker appeared in his fourth game of the year and the 63rd in his career.
    • Strecker has inherited 56 runners in his career, allowing 17 to score.
    • Strecker is 2-0 on the year and 5-4 in his career.
  • Junior JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 117th consecutive start.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in 101 of his 118 career starts.
    • Shelby was hit by his 20th career pitch.
  • Freshman leftfielder Tristan Pompey was hit by his second career pitch.
    • Pompey stole his second career base.
    • Pompey hung his third sac fly.
  • Sophomore catcher Troy Squires laid down his second career sac bunt.
    • Squires stole his first career base.
  • Senior right-hander Bo Wilson appeared in his third game of the year.
    • Wilson has appeared in 62 games in his NCAA career.
    • Wilson has inherited eight runners in his career, allowing three to score.
  • Junior rightfielder Zach Reks laid down his first career sac bunt.
  • Sophomore southpaw Brad Schaenzer appeared in his fourth game of the year and the 18th of his career.
  • Freshman righty Sean Hjelle appeared in his fourth game.