Baseball at No. 5 Florida -- 4/25/15 -- Postgame Notes
Kentucky at No. 5 Florida
April 25, 2015
McKethan Stadium - Gainesville, Fla.
FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 7, No. 5 Florida 6
Team Records and Series Notes
- Kentucky is 25-16, 10-9 in the SEC. Florida is 32-12, 12-8 SEC.
- Florida leads the all-time series 132-63-1, including a 63-21 mark in games played in Gainesville.
- UK has won seven of the last nine meetings.
- UK has won three consecutive series meetings vs. Florida for the first time since the 1973-75 seasons.
- UK coach Gary Henderson has a 221-167 all-time record in his seventh year.
- Henderson is 11-11 in his career vs. Florida.
- The series will conclude on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET at McKethan Stadium.
- Kentucky is 21-5 when scoring first.
- UK hit back-to-back homers for the second time in 2015 and the first since JaVon Shelby and Ka’ai Tom turned the trick in the finale vs. Tennessee.
- UK turned its 42nd double play of the year in the sixth inning.
- UK is 7-10 on the road.
- UK is 8-6 in night games.
- UK is 18-11 vs. a RHSP.
- UK is 2-2 in grey and grey uniforms.
- UK is 9-5 on Saturdays.
- UK is 4-6 vs. top 10 and 7-9 vs. a top-25 team.
- UK is 4-10 when its opponent has more hits.
- UK is 11-5 when making an error.
- UK is 6-1 in one-run games.
- Under coach Gary Henderson , UK is 194-8 when staked to an eighth-inning lead and is 22-1 in 2015.
- Under Henderson, UK has 19 wins over top-five foes, 27 wins over top-10 opponents and 59 wins over top-25 foes.
- Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 93rd consecutive start.
- Shelby has reached base safely in 15 consecutive games.
- Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team-high 132nd career game, starting his 116th contest.
- Barrett has reached base safely in 35 of 39 games in 2015 and in 102 of his 115 career starts.
- Junior righty Dustin Beggs made his 11th career start.
- Beggs recorded his team-high third pickoff of the year.
- Beggs worked a career-high 8.1 innings.
- Freshman first baseman Evan White extended his hitting streak to a club-high nine games.
- White has reached base safely in 10 consecutive games.
- White has had two hits in seven consecutive games.
- White doubled for the 10th time.
- Senior third baseman Thomas Bernal was hit by his 39th career pitch, moving into second place in UK career history.
- Bernal leads the SEC with 12 HBP.
- Bernal doubled for the seventh time in 2015 and 19th time in his career.
- Junior catcher Greg Fettes was hit by his third pitch of the year.
- Fettes launched his fourth homer of the year and the seventh of his career.
- Fettes collected his fifth two-hit game of the year.
- Sophomore shortstop Connor Heady was hit by his 11th pitch of the year.
- Heady belted his second career homer on the first pitch after Fettes’ launched his homer.
- Junior Dorian Hairston charted his eighth multi-hit game of the year.
- Hairston stole his second base of the year and the third of his career.
- Junior righty Kyle Cody appeared in his 11th game of the year and the 44th of his career.
- Sophomore lefty Logan Salow appeared in his 17th game of the year and the 40th of his career.
- Salow notched his third save, second in as many days, of the year and the fourth of his career.