Baseball at Georgia -- 5/15/14 -- Post-Game Notes

May 15, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
Kentucky at Georgia
May 15, 2014 -- Athens, Ga.
Foley Field

Team Records and Notes

  • With the win, Kentucky clinches a berth in next week’s SEC tournament for the third consecutive season.
  • Kentucky improves to 31-21, 13-15 SEC. Georgia drops to 25-27-1, 10-17-1 SEC.
  • Georgia leads the all-time series 127-91-1, including a 65-35 record in Athens.
  • UK is 9-5 on Fridays and 4-4 in May.
  • Kentucky moves to 5-3 in its blue and grey uniform combination.
  • UK is now 12-7 in night games.
  • UK turned its 50th and 51st double plays of 2014.
  • Kentucky produced double-digit runs for the 16th time this season.
  • Kentucky moves to 11-6 when facing a left handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 22-12 when hitting at least one home run.
  • Kentucky is now 21-7 when scoring first.
  • UK moves to 227-304-3 all-time in SEC series openers.
  • Kentucky will continue its series with Georgia on Friday, May 16 with the first pitch set for 7 p.m. ET.

Individual Notes

  • Junior LHP/1B  A.J. Reed  has started 27 consecutive weekend series openers, including 14 in 2014.
    • Reed made his team-leading 107th consecutive start.
    • Reed worked eight innings, allowing no runs and only three hits.
      • Reed has now worked seven or more innings in 11 of his 14 starts and six or more innings in 12 of his starts in 2014.
    • Reed collected his 11th quality start of 2014, the 20th of his career.
    • Reed’s 10th win moves him into third place for single-season wins, tying him with Matthew Coleman (1987) and Greg Dombrowski (2006).
    • Reed has 17 career wins, ranking tied for 11th in UK history.
    • Reed leads the SEC with seven wins in conference play and 10 wins overall in 2014.
    • Reed has reached base safely in 48 of 52 games in 2014 including 23 straight.
    • Reed hit his 13th double of the year, the 30th of his career.
    • Reed notched his team-leading 18th multi-RBI game of the year.
    • Reed collected his 26th two-out hit and 33rd two-strike hit of 2014.
    • Reed inked four hits for the second time this season, the fifth time of his career.
    • Reed owned his 18th multi-hit game of the season, the 52nd of his career.
    • Reed’s 65 RBI in 2014 tie him with John Wilson for the fifth-most in UK history.
  • Senior SS  Matt Reida  played in his 204th career game, placing him ninth in UK history.
    • Reida has started 189 games in his career, tying him with Kennan Wiley and Jeff Michael for the ninth-most in UK history.
    • Reida has reached base safely in 12 straight games.
    • Reida hit his 24th career double, the seventh of 2014.
    • Reida notched his eighth multi-hit game of the year.
  • Junior CF Austin Cousino collected his seventh multi-RBI game of 2014.
    • Cousino was hit by a pitch for the 46th time of his career, extending the school record.
    • Cousino hit his 13th double of the season, giving him 45 for his career.
  • Senior catcher  Micheal Thomas  hit his eighth double of the year.
    • Thomas had multiple hits for the 15th time this season.
  • Junior 3B  Max Kuhn  collected a career-high four RBI.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 97 of his 105 career starts.
    • Kuhn owned his 17th multi-hit game and 13th multi-RBI game.
    • Kuhn notched his team-high fifth four-hit game.
    • Kuhn hit his team-leading 14th and 15th doubles of 2014.
    • Kuhn has inked a hit in five straight games.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in nine consecutive games.
    • Kuhn wore his eighth hit by pitch of 2014, the 11th of his career.
  • Freshman RF  Storm Wilson  extended his hitting streak to a team-high 12 games.
    • Wilson has reached base safely in 14 straight games.
    • Wilson collected his eighth two-out hit and his eighth two-strike hit.
  • Sophomore LF Ka’ai Tom cranked his second career home run.
    • Tom extended his hitting streak to 10 games.
    • Tom had multiple RBI for the ninth time this season.
    • Tom collected his 15th career multi-hit game.
  • Junior 1B Thomas Bernal has reached base safely in eight consecutive games.
  • Freshman JaVon Shelby has reached base safely in nine straight games.
    • Shelby has inked a hit in five consecutive contests.
  • Sophomore Dorian Hairston collected his third career hit in SEC play.
  • Sophomore reliever Taylor Martin made his 10th appearance of 2014, his fifth of SEC play.