UK vs. No. 1 Vanderbilt -- Game One -- Postgame Notes

May 11, 2013

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GAME NOTES: Kentucky is now 4-4 in the white tops and white pants on the season ... Kentucky is now 9-8 against left-handed starters in 2013 ... The Wildcats are now 20-9 when playing in day games ... Kentucky is 1-3 in the opener of a double header, with a 3-4 record overall ... The Wildcats fall to 18-10 at Cliff Hagan Stadium in 2013, including a 6-7 mark in conference games ... Kentucky’s record against top 25 opponents is now 6-12, and 1-5 going up against top 10 foes ...  The Wildcats drop to 20-8 when scoring first in the game ... Kentucky turned their 51st double play this season when they ended the third inning on a ground ball that went 6-4-3.

  • J.T. Riddle made his team-high 114th consecutive start.
  • Kyle Barrett reached base with a line drive to leftfield to start the game, his 17th hit as the leadoff man.
    • Extended his team-high hitting streak to 12 games.
    • Doubled off a runner at first base in the top of the sixth inning to record his third outfield assist of the season.
    • Recorded his 14th multi-hit game on the season and of his career.
  • Micheal Thomas made his first career start at first base.
    • Scorched his fifth two-out hit of the season with no one on in the bottom of the second.
  • Austin Cousino hit number 5 in the order for the first time in his career. He had batted No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 the last two years.
    • His bunt-single in the third inning gave him his 13th multi-hit game in 2013 and 41st in his career.
    • Plunked by his 21st HBP this season, tied for second most in a single-season in Kentucky history.
  • Max Kuhn ripped his fourth homerun of the season and fourth of his career in the bottom of the second inning.
    • Recorded his 11th multi-hit game of his career with a single past the pitcher in the bottom of the fourth inning.
    • Drew his team-high 35th walk of the season.
  • Greg Fettes threw out his first runner of the season in the top of the third, the 22nd for the Wildcats this season.
  • Matt Reida dropped his ninth sacrifice bunt of the season in the fourth inning.
  • Dylan Dwyer pitched a career-high four innings in relief.