No. 19 Baseball vs. No. 12 Florida -- Post-Game Notes -- 4/4/14

April 4, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Florida
April 4, 2014 - Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • Kentucky improves to 21-9, 5-5 SEC, while Florida drops to 19-11, 6-4 SEC.
  • UK trails the series with Florida 132-60-1.
  • Kentucky has faced a ranked opponent in five straight games and 10 of its last 11 contests.
  • The win equals the largest margin of victory in an SEC contest for Kentucky in school history. Kentucky last won by 16 runs against Vanderbilt on May 2, 1993.
  • UK is 7-1 in its all white uniform combination.
  • UK moves to 15-4 when scoring first.
  • Kyle Barrett scored a career high four runs. The last time a Florida opponent player scored four runs in a game was Neiko Johnson on May 20, 2011.
  • UK is 10-0 when scoring 10 or more runs.
  • Kentucky has collected double-digit hits for the 15th time this season.
  • Kentucky is 14-2 at Cliff Hagan Stadium this season.
  • UK holds a record of 5-1 in night games.
  • UK moves to 9-1 when not committing an error.
  • UK has a record of 6-4 against teams in the top 25.
  • This marks the 37th time in UK history that the team’s home run leader has been in double-digits.
  • UK moves to 14-6 when facing a right handed starting pitcher.
  • UK has a record of 6-2 on Fridays.
  • UK turned its 25th double play of the season.
  • All nine starters for UK collected a hit. Eight of nine Kentucky starters hit for an RBI.
  • Kentucky improves to 14-3 when hitting at least one home run.
  • UK turned in its SEC season high 17 runs, 20 hits, 16 RBI, and four home runs.
  • UK has an SEC-leading 96 two-out RBI.
  • UK hit a grand slam for the first time since A.J. Reed hit one against St. Joseph’s on February 21, 2014.
  • Kentucky has a record of 122-42 at home under Coach Gary Henderson.
  • UK owns a 160-7 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • UK continues it series against No. 12 Florida on Saturday, April 5 at Cliff Hagan Stadium with the first pitch set for 1:00 p.m. ET.

Individual Notes

  • Junior lefty A.J. Reed made his seventh start of 2014.
    • Reed tossed 7.0 innings, throwing 119 pitches and striking out three batters.
    • Reed threw for his seventh consecutive quality start.
    • Reed is 4-0 against top 15 teams.
    • Reed cranked his 10th home run of the year, the 27th of his career.
    • Reed hit his sixth and seventh doubles of the year.
    • With the win, Reed improves his record to 5-1 on the year.
    • Reed wore his eighth hit by pitch of the season, the 20th of his career.
    • Reed hit multiple doubles for the first time of his career.
  • Senior Matt Reida made the 168th start of his career, moving him into 10th place in UK history.
    • Reida captured his fourth multi-hit game of the season.
  • Freshman JaVon Shelby hit his first career sacrifice fly.
    • Shelby had multiple RBI for the fourth time of his career.
  • Junior centerfielder Austin Cousino made his team-leading 141st consecutive start.
    • Cousino hit a grand slam, giving him his third home run of 2014.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 133 of 147 career games.
    • Cousino hit for his fifth multi-RBI game of the season, the 33rd of his career.
    • Cousino has 12 two-out RBI on the year.
    • Cousino’s last grand slam came against Niagara on February 17, 2013.
  • Junior Max Kuhn hit his third home run of the season, the eighth of his career.
    • Kuhn extended his hitting streak and reach base streak to six games.
    • Kuhn had multiple hits for the 12th time this year.
    • Kuhn hit for his 12th career multi-RBI game, the fifth of 2014.
    • Kuhn has 15 two-strike hits on the season.
  • Sophomore Kyle Barrett collected his 16th and 17th walks of the year.
    • Barrett scored a career high four runs.
    • Barrett gathered his fourth multi-walk game of 2014.
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom has reached base safely for a team leading 22nd straight time.
    • Tom had multiple hits for the seventh time of his career.
  • Junior Thomas Bernal had multiple hits for the 10th time of his career, the fifth time this season.
    • Bernal hit his way to a career high four hits.
    • Bernal hit his second and third doubles of 2014, the fifth and sixth of his career.
  • Sophomore catcher Greg Fettes collected his eighth career SEC hit.
  • Senior catcher Micheal Thomas hit his sixth home run of 2014, the 10th of his career.
    • Thomas hit multiple RBI for the seventh time this season, the 13th time of his career.
    • Thomas has got a hit in three straight games.
  • Sophomore reliever Ryne Combs made his ninth appearance of the year.
    • Combs worked two inning tossing 27 pitches, 15 for strikes.