Baseball vs. Georgia -- 5/8/15 -- Postgame Notes
Georgia at Kentucky
May 8, 2015
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.
FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 6, Georgia 2
Team Records and Series Notes
- Kentucky is 27-21, with a 12-12 record in the Southeastern Conference. Georgia is 22-26, 7-17 in the SEC.
- Georgia leads the all-time series, 127-91-1, including a 48-44-1 record in games played in Lexington.
- UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 223-172 all-time record in his seventh year.
- The series will resume on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium, with a broadcast on SEC Network+, with Dick Gabriel and Keith Madison calling the action.
- Kentucky turned its 45th double play of the year in the second inning.
- UK is 7-4 in its all-white uniform combination.
- UK is 14-9 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
- UK is 7-5 vs. SEC foes at home.
- UK is 19-16 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
- UK is 7-4 on Fridays.
- UK is 2-3 in May.
- UK is 10-10 in night games.
- UK is 22-7 when scoring first.
- UK turned its 46th double play of 2015 in the seventh inning.
- UK turned its 47th double play of the year in the eighth inning.
- Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 99th consecutive start.
- Shelby has reached base safely in 44 of his 48 games in 2015.
- Shelby has 102 hits in his career, ranking 42nd in UK history.
- Junior leftfielder Ka'ai Tom has reached base safely in 44 of his 48 games in 2015 and in 92 of his 103 career games.
- Tom has reached base safely in a team-high 12 consecutive games.
- Tom belted his fourth home run of the year and the seventh of his career.
- Tom has a team-leading 46 RBI on the year.
- Tom has 135 hits in his career, ranking 29th in UK history.
- Freshman first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 43 of his 45 career games.
- White laid down his first career sacrifice bunt.
- Senior third baseman Thomas Bernal has played in 138 games in his career with 110 starts.
- Bernal laid down his third sac bunt of the year and the 10th of his career.
- Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team-leading 138th career game.
- Barrett has reached base safely in 38 of 46 games in 2015 and in 105 of his 123 career starts.
- Barrett has 161 hits in his career, passing Billy Grace (2004-07) for 23rd in UK history, tying Matt Reida (2011-14).
- Barrett has 24 multi-hit games in 2015 and 47 in his career.
- Barrett tied his career high with four hits, done three times in 2015.
- Barrett doubled for the 12th time in 2015 and the 22nd time in his career.
- Barrett has 24 two-out hits.
- Sophomore righty Zack Brown made his 12th start of the year in his 13th appearance.
- Brown appeared in his 32nd career game and made his 17th career start.
- Brown is 5-6 in his career.
- UK is 6-5 in Brown's starts.
- Brown has worked at least six innings in eight consecutive starts.
- Brown has worked at least six innings in 10 of his 12 starts on the year.
- Sophomore rightfielder Storm Wilson was plunked by his 10th pitch of the year and the 25th of his career.
- Wilson passed Luke Maile (2010-12) for 11th in UK history with 25 HBPs.
- Wilson collected his eighth multi-hit game of the year and the 17th of his career.
- Junior catcher Greg Fettes extended his hitting streak to a season-high four games.
- Junior outfielder Dorian Hairston belted his fourth homer of the year.
- Hairston now has seven two-out hits and six two-out RBI on the year.
- Hairston has five multi-RBI games on the year and eight on his career.
- Sophomore southpaw Logan Salow appeared in his 21st game of the year and the 44th of his career.
- Salow has inherited 22 runners on the year, allowing eight to score.
- Salow has inherited 45 runners in his two seasons, allowing 11 to score.
- Junior righty Zach Strecker appeared in his team-high 22nd game of the year and the 56th of his career.
- Strecker picked up his first career save and the 11th of the year for UK.
- Strecker inherited two runners, not allowing them to score.
- He has now inherited 21 runners on the year, allowing only three to score.
- Sophomore shortstop Connor Heady notched his ninth two-out hit of the year.