Baseball vs. Georgia -- 5/9/15 -- Postgame Notes

May 9, 2015

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KENTUCKY BASEBALL
Georgia at Kentucky
Postgame Notes
May 9, 2015
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.

FINAL SCORE: Georgia 12, Kentucky 3

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 27-22, with a 12-13 record in the Southeastern Conference. Georgia is 23-25, 8-17 in the SEC.
  • Georgia leads the all-time series, 128-91-1, including a 49-44-1 record in games played in Lexington.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 223-173 all-time record in his seventh year.
  • The series will conclude on Sunday at 12 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky is 12-7 when scoring in the first inning and 22-8 when scoring first.
  • The Wildcats have picked off 12 runners in 2015.
  • UK is 8-6 vs. a left-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 6-2 in its blue and white uniform combination.
  • UK is 17-13 in day games.
  • UK is 10-6 on Saturdays.
  • UK is 14-10 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • UK is 7-6 vs. SEC foes at home.
  • UK is 2-4 in May.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 100th consecutive start.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in 45 of his 49 games in 2015.
  • Junior leftfielder Ka’ai Tom has reached base safely in 45 of his 49 games in 2015 and in 93 of his 104 career games.
    • Tom has reached base safely in a team-high 13 consecutive games.
    • Tom was hit by his seventh and eighth pitches of the year and the 17th of his career.
    • Tom has 137 hits in his career, ranking 29th in UK history.
    • Tom has 21 multi-hit games in 2015 and 40 in his career.
  • Senior third baseman Thomas Bernal has played in 139 games in his career with 111 starts.
  • Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his 139th career game.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 39 of 47 games in 2015 and in 106 of his 124 career starts.
    • Barrett has 163 hits in his career, passing Matt Reida (2011-14) for 22nd in UK history.
    • Barrett tripled for the third time in 2015 and the fourth time on the year.
    • Barrett has 25 multi-hit games in 2015 and 48 in his career.
  • Junior righty Dustin Beggs made his 13th weekend start of the year.
    • Beggs picked off his club-leading fourth runner of the year in the third inning.
    • Beggs suffered his first loss in his last five starts.
  • Junior rightfielder Dorian Hairston stole his fourth base of the year and the fifth of his career.
  • Junior southpaw Dylan Dwyer appeared in his 16th game of the year and the 44th of his career.
  • Sophomore righty Robert Zeigler appeared in his 11th game of the year and the 17th of his career.
  • Freshman southpaw Brad Schaenzer pitched in the 13th game of his career.
  • Freshman right-hander Zach Pop appeared in his 10th game.
  • Sophomore shortstop Connor Heady was hit by his 13th pitch of the year.