No. 7 Baseball vs. Michigan State (3/10/13) -- Postgame Notes

March 10, 2013

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TEAM GAME NOTES: Kentucky improves to 3-0 in the black tops and white pants on the season … The Wildcats improve to 7-1 on the season at Cliff Hagan Stadium, including 13-2 day games … Gary Henderson owns a 97-39 career mark at Cliff Hagan Stadium … Season-high attendance for 2013 set this game at 1,815 … Kentucky is now 10-1 against right-handed starters in 2013 … Kentucky has not allowed a stolen base in 324 consecutive opponent plate appearances, dating back to Feb. 24 at Coastal Carolina … The Wildcats have now won 56 consecutive games when they have lead after the seventh inning, including an 11-0 mark this season and a 40-0 record in 2012 … Kentucky improved to a 2-1 record in two-run games during the 2013 campaign… The Wildcats have now won 12 of their last 13 home games … Sunday’s win over Michigan State gives Kentucky its 13th win in its last 16 games against opponents from the Big 10.

  • Austin Cousino was hit by his third pitch of the season, 16th of his career.
    • Advanced the runner into scoring position in the seventh inning with his first sac bunt of the season, fifth of career.
  • J.T. Riddle extended his consecutive start streak to 81 games.
    • Recorded his 39th career two-out hit and 29th career two-out RBI, eighth and seventh on the season respectively.
    • Has reached base on 53 percent (31-59) of his at bats this season.
  • Max Kuhn was hit by his second career pitch with all of them coming this season.
  • Corey Littrell set his new career high in strikeouts with nine.
    • Earned his second win of the season and 17th of his career, putting him into a five-way tie for 10th on Kentucky’s all-time win’s list.
    • Started his eighth rubber match in two seasons, posting a 6-0 record with a 2.89 ERA in 53 innings pitched.
  • Micheal Thomas got plunked by his sixth career pitch, all coming this season.
    • Dropped down his third sac bunt of the season.
  • Paul McConkey picked up his fourth sac bunt of his career and second of the season.
    • Hit his second game-winning RBI of the season and his career with his one-out, two-run double in the sixth inning.
  • Matt Reida recorded his 34th career two-out hit.
  • Kyle Barrett laced his first career extra-base hit down the leftfield line in the fifth inning, eventually scoring his fourth run of the season on the Riddle single in the fifth.
  • Trevor Gott recorded his fourth save of the season and 15th of his career, tying Lorhn Frazier (1990-93) for the all-time saves record at Kentucky.