Baseball at No. 5 Florida -- 4/25/15 -- Postgame Notes

April 25, 2015

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Kentucky at No. 5 Florida
Postgame Notes
April 25, 2015
McKethan Stadium - Gainesville, Fla.
Attendance: 4,419

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.

Team Notes

  • 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.

Individual Notes

  • 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.