No. 17 Baseball vs. Xavier -- Post-Game Notes

March 26, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Xavier
March 26, 2014 -- Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • Kentucky improves to 18-7 while Xavier moves to 12-11.
  • UK leads the series with Xavier 32-8.
  • UK is 5-1 in its all-white uniform combination.
  • UK moves to 5-2 in midweek games.
  • Kentucky moves to 12-2 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • UK holds a record of 16-6 in day games.
  • Kentucky had double-digit strikeouts for the fourth time this year.
  • UK moves to 6-2 when facing a left-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK has a record of 3-0 on Wednesdays.
  • Kentucky holds a record of 11-5 in the month of March.
  • UK moves to 13-3 when scoring first.
  • Kentucky has outscored opponents 25-5 in the first inning.
  • UK has 85 2-out RBI this season.
  • UK continues action on the road against No. 5 Vanderbilt on Friday, March 28 at Charles Hawkins Field with the first pitch set for 7:30 p.m. ET.

Individual Notes

  • Junior centerfielder Austin Cousino made his team-leading 136th consecutive start.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 129 of 142 career games.
    • Cousino hit his second career sacrifice fly, his first of 2014.
  • Junior Max Kuhn hit his ninth double of the year.
    • Kuhn was walked for the 21st time this season, the 59th time of his career.
  • Sophomore left-hander Ryne Combs made his third start of his career and the second of 2014.
  • Sophomore rightfielder Dorian Hairston made his first start since March 11 at No. 16 Indiana.
    • Hairston hit his second career triple.
    • Hairston hit his fifth two-out RBI of 2014.
    • Hairston collected his third career multi-hit game.
  • Sophomore catcher Zach Arnold made his first start since the second game of a doubleheader with Cincinnati on March 5.
    • Arnold hit his second career double, capturing his fifth RBI of the season.
  • Fifth-year senior catcher Micheal Thomas had his streak of consecutive innings caught snapped at 77.2 innings over the last eight games.
    • Thomas started as the designated hitter for the second time in his career and the first time in 2014.
    • Thomas hit his fifth sacrifice fly of his career, the second of the season.
  • Sophomore lefty Dylan Dwyer made his fifth appearance of 2014, his first in relief.
    • Dwyer struck out two batters in one inning of work.
  • Sophomore Taylor Martin made his fifth appearance of the year.
    • Martin collected two strikeouts in one inning pitched.
  • Senior shortstop Matt Reida collected his 14th RBI of the season, the 62nd of his career.
    • Reida was hit by a pitch for the 10th time in his career, the second time this season.
  • Sophomore reliever Zach Strecker made his sixth appearance of the season.
    • Strecker inherited two runners, giving him a total of four in 2014.
  • Sophomore right-hander Kyle Cody made his fifth appearance of the season.
  • Junior A.J. Reed collected his 33rd RBI of 2014 with a single in the sixth inning.
    • Reed hit his 14th two-out RBI of the season.
  • Sophomore Sam Mahar made his seventh appearance of 2014.
  • Freshman JaVon Shelby was hit by a pitch for the fourth time in his career.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in six consecutive games.
    • Shelby collected the sixth walk of his career.
    • Shelby hit his fourth double of 2014.
  • Junior Spencer Jack made his 12th appearance of the season.
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom reached base safely for the 19th consecutive game.
    • Tom has got a hit in four consecutive games.
    • Tom stole the eighth base of his career.