Baseball at Missouri -- Postgame Notes -- 5/16/15
May 16, 2015
Kentucky at Missouri
May 16, 2015
Taylor Stadium -- Columbia, Mo.
FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 8, Missouri 2
Team Records and Series Notes
- Kentucky is 30-24, 14-15 in the Southeastern Conference. Missouri is 29-26, 15-15 in the SEC.
- The all-time series is tied 5-5. .
- UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 226-175 all-time record in his seventh year.
- The Wildcats will return to action on Tuesday in the opening round of the SEC Tournament.
- UK is 9-13 on the road in 2015 and 7-8 on the road in the SEC.
- UK is 22-18 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
- UK is 5-6 in May.
- UK is 14-7 when scoring in the first inning and 25-10 when scoring first.
- Kentucky turned its 52nd double play of the year.
- UK tried to steal home on a straight steal for the first time on the year.
- UK won three SEC road series for the first time since 2012, a school record.
- Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 104th consecutive start.
- Shelby doubled for the 12th time in 2015 and the 18th time in his career.
- Shelby has reached base safely in 50 of his 54 games in 2015.
- Shelby has 107 hits in his career, tying him with Micheal Thomas (2011-14) for 41st in UK history.
- Shelby has 20 two-out hits and 19 two-out RBI.
- Shelby hit his ninth home run of the year and the 13th of his career.
- Between his brother John Shelby (2004-06), the Shelby family have combined for 46 home runs in his careers.
- Junior leftfielder Ka’ai Tom has reached base safely in 50 of his 54 games in 2015 and in 98 of his 109 career games.
- Tom has reached base safely in a team-high 18 consecutive games.
- Tom has 144 hits in his career, passing Sean Coughlin (2006-07) for 28th in UK history.
- Tom doubled for the 14th and 15th times on the year and has 28 in his career.
- Tom hung his sixth sac fly of the year and the eighth of his career.
- Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his 144th career game.
- Barrett has reached base safely in 43 of 51 starts in 2015 and in 110 of his 128 career starts.
- Barrett has 171 hits in his career, ranking 22nd in program history.
- Barrett was hit by his second pitch of the year.
- Barrett collected his 26th multi-hit game of 2015 and the 49th of his career.
- Barrett tied his career high with his fourth four-hit game of the year.
- Barrett reached in all five trips to the plate.
- Freshman first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 46 of his 51 career games.
- White has 28 RBI on the year and five multi-RBI games.
- White has 20 multi-hit games.
- White belted his second homer of the year.
- Junior righty Kyle Cody made his 14th appearance in his 12th start of the year.
- UK is 6-6 when Cody starts.
- Cody appeared in his 47th career game with his 28th start.
- Cody worked his fifth quality start of the year.
- Cody has allowed only one run over his last two starts, a span of 15 innings.
- Freshman third baseman Riley Mahan made his first start since May 6 vs. No. 2 Louisville.
- Mahan doubled for the fifth time, snapping a 0-for-18 stretch.
- Mahan charted his fifth multi-hit game of the year.
- Junior catcher Greg Fettes was plunked by his fifth pitch of the year.
- Junior Dorian Hairston stole his fifth base of the year.
- Junior righty Zach Strecker appeared in his 24th game of the year and the 58th in his career.
- Sophomore southpaw Logan Salow appeared in his 23d game of the year and the 46th of his career.
- Salow has inherited 24 runners on the year, allowing nine to score.
- Salow has inherited 47 runners in his career, allowing 12 to score.
- Salow has worked eight consecutive scoreless outings.
- Junior righty Bo Wilson appeared in his 10th game of the year.
- Wilson has inherited four runners on the year, allowing one to score.
- Wilson earned his first career save.