Baseball vs. Tennessee -- 4/16/15 -- Postgame Notes

April 16, 2015

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KENTUCKY BASEBALL
Tennessee at Kentucky
Postgame Notes
April 16, 2015
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 5, Tennessee 0

Team Records and Series Notes

  • UK is 20-15, 6-9 in the SEC. Tennessee is 15-18, 5-11 in the SEC.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson is 216-167 in his seven-year career with the Wildcats.
  • The series will resume on Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The game will be live on the UK Radio Network, available in Central Kentucky on WLAP 630-AM, in Louisville on WKJK 1080-AM and online at UKathletics.com.

Team Notes

  • UK turned its 36th double play of the year in the first inning.
  • UK has scored 34 runs in the first inning in 2015, the most in an inning on the year.
  • Kentucky has 17 bunt singles on the year after a one-out knock in the fourth.
  • UK is 9-6 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • UK is 4-6 in night games.
  • UK is 5-2 in its white uniform combination.
  • UK is 16-5 when scoring first and 10-5 when scoring in the first inning.
  • UK is 6-5 vs. a left-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 1-2 on Thursdays.
  • UK’s shutout was its first since Zack Brown threw a complete-game shutout vs. Northern Kentucky on March 7.
  • It marked UK’s first shutout in SEC play since UK blanked Georgia on May 16, 2014.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team- leading 88th consecutive start.
  • Shelby has reached base safely in 10 consecutive games.
  • With a two-out RBI in the first, Shelby has 15 two-out hits and 15 two-out RBI.
  • Shelby has 15 multi-hit games in 2015 and 27 in his career.
  • Shelby laid down his second bunt single of the year and the 17th of the year for Kentucky.
  • Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team- leading 127th career game, starting his team-best 111th contest.
  • Barrett has now reached base safely in 31 of 35 games in 2015 and in 97 of his 110 career starts.
  • Barrett doubled for the eighth time and the 18th time in his career.
  • Barrett has 19 two-out hits and nine two-out RBI.
  • Barrett now has 148 career hits.
  • Sophomore right-hander Zack Brown made his ninth start of the year and the 14th of his career.
  • Brown worked 7.1 innings and has now carried the game through six innings in five consecutive starts.
  • Brown has worked into the sixth inning in eight of his nine starts.
  • Brown worked his fifth quality start of the year and his first since at No. 1 LSU.
  • Junior catcher Greg Fettes was hit by his second career pitch.
  • Fettes threw out his fourth runner trying to steal.
  • Freshman first baseman Evan White ripped his sixth double of the year.
  • White has 13 two-out hits and nine two-out RBI.
  • White has 11 multi-hit games in 2015.
  • White extended his hitting streak to a club-high four games.
  • Sophomore lefty Logan Salow appeared in his 14th game of the year and the 37th of his career.
  • Junior rightfielder Dorian Hairston doubled for the fourth time in 2015 and the fifth time in his career.
  • Hairston has six multi-hit games in 2015 and nine in his career.