Baseball vs. Tennessee -- 4/18/15 -- Postgame Notes
April 18, 2015
Tennessee at Kentucky
April 18, 2015
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.
FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 5, Tennessee 3
Team Records and Series Notes
- Kentucky is 22-16 and 8-9 in the Southeastern Conference. Tennessee is 15-20, 5-13 in the SEC.
- UK coach Gary Henderson has a 218-167 all-time record in his seventh year.
- UK has a 12-9 record under Henderson against Tennessee.
- Tennessee leads the all-time series, 164-146, with UK holding a 76-70 mark in games played in Lexington.
- UK swept Tennessee in Lexington in a three-game series for the first time in program history.
- UK’s sweep over UT was its first since 2008 in Knoxville.
- UK swept its first SEC series since blanking Alabama in 2012 in Lexington.
- Kentucky will return to action on Tuesday, playing host to Xavier at 6:30 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
- Kentucky turned its 38th double play of the year in the fourth inning.
- UK is 11-5 when scoring in the first inning and 18-5 when scoring first.
- The Wildcats hit back to back homers for the first time since AJ Reed and Cameron Flynn vs. Wright State in 2012.
- UK is 10-4 when hitting a home run.
- Kentucky is 8-5 on Saturdays.
- UK is 17-10 in day games
- UK is 3-2 in black and white uniforms.
- UK is 7-5 vs. a left-handed starting pitcher.
- UK is 11-6 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
- UK is 5-3 in home SEC games.
- Under coach Gary Henderson , UK is 191-8 (96%) when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
- Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 90th consecutive start.
- Shelby has now reached base safely in a team-high 12 games.
- Shelby belted his career-high fifth homer of the year and the ninth of his career.
- In the career of JaVon and John Shelby (2004-06), the Shelby family has cranked 41 homers for Kentucky.
- Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team-high 129th career game, starting his 113th contest.
- Barrett has reached base safely in 33 of 37 games in 2015 and in 99 of his 112 career starts.
- Barrett doubled for the 10th time in 2015 and the 20th time in his career.
- Senior righty Andrew Nelson made his second start of the year and the week, also marking his 12th career start.
- It marked Nelson’s second career week with two starts, also pulling the midweek-weekend double start in 2014.
- Nelson worked a season high 4.1 innings.
- Freshman first baseman Evan White extended his team-long hitting streak to six games with his eighth double of the year.
- White notched his 13th multi-hit game.
- Junior leftfielder Ka’ai Tom doubled for the team-leading 12th time of the year and the 25th time in his career.
- Tom notched his 19th multi-hit game of the year and the 38th of his career.
- Tom hit his third homer of the year and the fifth of his career.
- Tom new a new career high with 42 RBI on the year, eclipsing the 41 he drove in in 2014.
- Tom has 13 multi-RBI games in 2015 and 22 in his career.
- Junior rightfielder Dorian Hairston was hit by his sixth pitch of the year and the eighth of his career.
- In gunning out a runner at first base to end the seventh, Hairston recorded his first career outfield assist.
- Hairston doubled for the fifth time in 2015 and sixth time in his career.
- Hairston notched his seventh multi-hit game of the year and the 10th of his career.
- Freshman southpaw Zach Logue appeared in his 13th game of the year.
- Over his last two outings, at Arkansas and vs. Tennessee, Logue has worked 7.1 innings, allowing six hits and two runs.
- Sophomore lefty Logan Salow appeared in his 15th game of the year and the 38th of his career.
- Salow has inherited 12 runners in 2015, allowing five to score.
- Salow has allowed only eight of 35 inherited runners to score in his career.
- Senior right-hander Spencer Jack picked up his fifth save of the year and the ninth of his career.
- Jack passed Braden Kapteyn (2009-11), Aaron Lovett (2007-08) and Adam Shadburne (1993-96) for sole possession of 10th in UK career history with nine saves.
- Jack has appeared in 15 games in 2015 and 41 in his career.
- Junior righty Zach Strecker appeared in his team-high 16th game of the year.
- Strecker leads the team with 50 career relief appearances.