Baseball vs. USC Upstate (3/12/16) -- Postgame Notes (Game Three)

KENTUCKY BASEBALL
USC Upstate at Kentucky (Game Two)
Postgame Notes
March 12, 2016
Cliff HKENTUCKY BASEBALL
USC Upstate at Kentucky (Game Two)
Postgame Notes
March 12, 2016
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 3, USC Upstate 1

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 12-3 and USC Upstate is 8-9.
  • Kentucky leads the all-time series, 5-1, winning the both meetings in Lexington.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 239-178 all-time record in his eighth year. He is the fastest coach to reach 200 wins in program history.
  • UK will return to action on Tuesday, hosting Western Kentucky at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky has a 671-371-2 all-time record at Cliff Hagan Stadium and 9-0 in 2016.
    • UK has won 10 straight at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • Under Henderson, UK is 209-10 when staked to an eighth-inning lead and since he arrived in Lexington to direct the pitching staff, UK is 362-22 when owning an eighth-inning lead.
    • UK is 10-0 when holding an eighth-inning lead in 2016.
  • UK is 11-3 in day games.
  • UK is 2-0 in doubleheaders
  • UK is 6-0 when scoring in the first inning and 9-1 when scoring first.
  • UK is 10-1 when hitting at least one home run.
  • UK is 9-3 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • Kentucky turned its 12th double play of the year.
  • UK is 12-0 when outscoring its opponent.

Individual Notes

  • Junior DH Gunnar McNeill has reached base safely in 23 of his 29 career NCAA starts.
    • McNeill has a team-high 10-game hitting streak.
    • McNeill has reached in all 15 games of his UK career.
    • McNeill homered for the third time on the year.
    • McNeill tied his career high with three RBI, his third three-RBI game in 2016.
    • McNeill hung his first career sac fly.
  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 61 of his 67 career starts.
    • White is 17 for his last 31 and over his last 37 trips to the plate, has reached base safely 25 times.
    • White has 94 hits in his career.
    • White has an eight-game hitting streak.
  • Senior righty Kyle Cody appeared in his 51st career game and made his 32nd career start.
    • Cody worked his second quality start on the year and 12th of his career.
    • Cody is 13-8 in his career.
    • Cody has a .619 career winning percentage, ranking 12th in UK history.
  • Junior centerfielder Storm Wilson has reached base safely in 76 of his 86 career starts.
    • Wilson has reached base safely in 13 straight games.
    • Wilson doubled for the team-high seventh time and the 19th time in his career.
  • Senior righty Zach Strecker appeared in his sixth game of the year and the 65th of his career.
  • Junior lefty Logan Salow appeared in his 50th career game.
  • Freshman righty Justin Lewis appeared in his sixth game of the year.
    • Lewis earned his second save of the year.

agan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 3, USC Upstate 1

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 12-3 and USC Upstate is 8-9.
  • Kentucky leads the all-time series, 5-1, winning the both meetings in Lexington.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 239-178 all-time record in his eighth year. He is the fastest coach to reach 200 wins in program history.
  • UK will return to action on Tuesday, hosting Western Kentucky at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky has a 671-371-2 all-time record at Cliff Hagan Stadium and 9-0 in 2016.
    • UK has won 10 straight at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • Under Henderson, UK is 209-10 when staked to an eighth-inning lead and since he arrived in Lexington to direct the pitching staff, UK is 362-22 when owning an eighth-inning lead.
    • UK is 10-0 when holding an eighth-inning lead in 2016.
  • UK is 11-3 in day games.
  • UK is 2-0 in doubleheaders
  • UK is 6-0 when scoring in the first inning and 9-1 when scoring first.
  • UK is 10-1 when hitting at least one home run.
  • UK is 9-3 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • Kentucky turned its 12th double play of the year.
  • UK is 12-0 when outscoring its opponent.

Individual Notes

  • Junior DH Gunnar McNeill has reached base safely in 23 of his 29 career NCAA starts.
    • McNeill has a team-high 10-game hitting streak.
    • McNeill has reached in all 15 games of his UK career.
    • McNeill homered for the third time on the year.
    • McNeill tied his career high with three RBI, his third three-RBI game in 2016.
    • McNeill hung his first career sac fly.
  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 61 of his 67 career starts.
    • White is 17 for his last 31 and over his last 37 trips to the plate, has reached base safely 25 times.
    • White has 94 hits in his career.
    • White has an eight-game hitting streak.
  • Senior righty Kyle Cody appeared in his 51st career game and made his 32nd career start.
    • Cody worked his second quality start on the year and 12th of his career.
    • Cody is 13-8 in his career.
    • Cody has a .619 career winning percentage, ranking 12th in UK history.
  • Junior centerfielder Storm Wilson has reached base safely in 76 of his 86 career starts.
    • Wilson has reached base safely in 13 straight games.
    • Wilson doubled for the team-high seventh time and the 19th time in his career.
  • Senior righty Zach Strecker appeared in his sixth game of the year and the 65th of his career.
  • Junior lefty Logan Salow appeared in his 50th career game.
  • Freshman righty Justin Lewis appeared in his sixth game of the year.
    • Lewis earned his second save of the year.