Baseball at No. 3 Louisville -- Postgame Notes

April 28, 2015

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Kentucky at No. 3 Louisville
Postgame Notes
April 28, 2015
Jim Patterson Stadium -- Louisville, Ky.
Attendance: 5,056

FINAL SCORE: No. 3 Louisville 2, Kentucky 1 (10 innings)

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 25-18 and Louisville is 35-10.
  • Kentucky leads the all-time series with Louisville, 67-37-1, including a 25-18-1 all-time mark in games played in Louisville.
    • UK played its third all-time extra-inning game vs. Louisville and its first since 2013.
  • UK coach Gary Henderson has a 221-169 all-time record in his seventh year.
    • Henderson is 7-7 in his career vs. Louisville.
  • Kentucky will return to action on Friday, opening a series with No. 8 Vanderbilt at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky’s stretch of facing eight consecutive top-10 opponents is the toughest stretch in program history, with complete records dating back to 2003.
  • UK is 21-7 when scoring first.
  • UK has scored 37 runs in the third inning in 2015, its most of any inning on the year.
  • UK is 7-7 in April.
  • UK is 8-7 in night games.
  • UK is 15-8 in non-conference games.
  • UK is 5-5 in midweek games.
  • UK is 7-12 on the road.
  • UK is 18-13 vs. a RHSP.
  • UK is 3-3 in extra innings in 2015.
  • UK is 7-11 vs. top-20 teams in 2015, including a 4-3 mark against top-five foes.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 95th consecutive start.
  • Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team-high 134th career game, starting his 117th contest.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 36 of 42 games in 2015 and in 103 of his 118 career starts.
    • Barrett has 155 career hits, two away from Chris Bisson (2008-10) for 24th in UK history.
  • Freshman first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 12 consecutive games.
    • White has reached base safely in 38 of his 40 career NCAA games.
  • Sophomore southpaw Logan Salow made his second start of the year in his 18th appearance.
    • Salow set a new season-high in innings pitched (four) passing the 3.1 frames pitched at No. 16 UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 22.
    • Salow picked off his second runner of the year.
    • Salow started seven of the 13 hitters he faced with first-pitch strikes.
    • UK is 1-1 in Salow’s starts.
    • Salow has appeared in 41 games and made four starts in his career.
  • Senior third baseman Thomas Bernal has played in 133 games in his career with 105 starts.
    • Bernal has 124 hits in his career, one away from Chad Stewart (2003-04) for 33rd in UK history.
    • Bernal was hit by his 39th career pitch, ranking second in UK history and eight away from Austin Cousino (2012-14).
  • Junior leftfielder Ka’ai Tom has reached base safely in 39 of his 43 games in 2015 and in 87 of his 98 career games.
    • Tom has 27 two-out hits in 2015, leading the club.
    • Tom has 131 hits in his career, two away from 29th place and Max Kuhn (2012-14).
    • Tom’s .347 career average ranks just behind John Wilson (.348; 1998-2000) and seventh in UK history.
  • Sophomore rightfielder Storm Wilson doubled for the fourth time in 2015 and the 10th time in his career.
  • Sophomore shortstop Connor Heady extended his hitting streak to five games.
  • Junior catcher Greg Fettes was plunked by his fourth pitch of the year.
  • Junior lefty Dylan Dwyer appeared in his 14th game of the year and the 42nd of his career.
    • Dwyer worked a season-best 4.1 innings.
  • Junior right-hander Zach Strecker appeared in his team-leading 19th game of the year and the 53rd of his career.
  • Senior righty Spencer Jack appeared in his 17th game of the year and the 43rd in his career.
  • Sophomore righty Robert Zeigler appeared in his 10th game in 2015 and the 16th in his career.
  • Freshman lefty Zach Logue appeared in his 15th game.