Baseball at Missouri -- Postgame Notes -- 5/14/15

May 14, 2015

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Kentucky at Missouri
Postgame Notes
May 14, 2015
Taylor Stadium -- Columbia, Mo.

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 1, Missouri 0

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 29-23, 14-14 in the Southeastern Conference. Missouri is 28-25, 14-14 in the SEC.
  • The series is tied between the schools, 4-4, with Missouri winning both series meetings since joining the SEC and claiming the first game in the series in 1984, 11-4 in Columbia.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 225-174 all-time record in his seventh year.
  • The series will resume on Friday at 7 p.m. ET at Taylor Stadium.

Team Notes

  • UK is 8-12 on the road in 2015 and 6-7 on the road in the SEC.
  • UK is 2-1 on Thursdays.
  • UK is 21-17 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 4-5 in May.
  • UK is 12-9 in night games.
  • UK is 24-9 when scoring first.
  • UK threw its third complete game of the year and its third shutout of the year.
  • UK is 4-1 in shutouts.
  • UK is 7-2 in one-run games.
  • UK is 25-7 when out hitting its opponent.
  • UK is 26-3 when holding an eighth-inning lead.
    • In the Henderson era, UK is 198-10 when holding an eighth-inning lead.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore righty Zack Brown made his 13th start of the year and appeared in his 14th game.
    • Brown has appeared in 33 games in his career with 18 starts.
    • Brown won his seventh career game and his sixth of 2015.
    • Brown worked his eighth quality start of the year.
    • Brown has won four of his last five starts.
    • Brown tossed his second complete-game shutout of the year and his third complete game.
    • Brown now has five wins in SEC play in 2015.
    • Brown threw the fewest pitches for a UK pitcher in a complete game shutout (100) since Logan Darnell (2008-10) blanked San Diego on 96 pitches in 2010.
  • Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 104th consecutive start.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in 48 of his 52 games in 2015.
    • Shelby has 105 hits in his career, two away from Micheal Thomas (2011-14) for 41st in UK history.
  • Junior leftfielder Ka'ai Tom has reached base safely in 48 of his 52 games in 2015 and in 96 of his 107 career games.
    • Tom has reached base safely in a team-high 16 consecutive games.
    • Tom laid down his first sacrifice bunt of the year and the third of his career.
    • Tom has 142 hits in his career, tying him with Sean Coughlin (2006-07) for 28th in UK history.
    • Tom has 24 multi-hit games in 2015 and 43 in his career.
    • Tom has a team-high 31 two-out hits.
  • Senior third baseman Thomas Bernal has played in 142 games in his career with 114 starts.
    • Bernal has 130 hits in his career, tying him with Brian Spear (2007-08) for 31st in program history.
  • Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his 142nd career game.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 41 of 49 games in 2015 and in 108 of his 126 career starts.
    • Barrett has 166 hits in his career, ranking 22nd in program history.
  • Sophomore rightfielder Storm Wilson doubled for the sixth time in 2015.
    • Wilson has seven two-strike hits in 2015.
    • Wilson has 12 doubles in his career.
    • Wilson was hit by his11th pitch of the year and the 26th of his career, passing Justin Scutchfield (2004-06) for 10th in UK history.