Baseball at Georgia -- 5/17/14 -- Post-Game Notes

May 17, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
Kentucky at Georgia
May 17, 2014 -- Athens, Ga.
Foley Field

Team Records and Notes

  • Kentucky ends the regular season 32-22, 14-16 SEC. Georgia finishes 26-28-1, 11-18-1 SEC.
  • Georgia leads the all-time series 128-92-1, including a 66-36 record in Athens.
    • UK has now won four consecutive series meetings with Georgia.
  • UK is 9-7 on Saturdays and 5-5 in May.
  • Kentucky falls to 5-4 in its blue and grey uniform combination.
  • UK is now 19-15 in day games.
  • Kentucky produced double-digit runs for the 18th time this season.
  • UK moves to 23-13 when hitting at least one home run.
  • Kentucky is 21-15 when facing a right handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 10-15 when its opponent scores first.
  • Kentucky will continue action in the first round of the SEC tournament on Tuesday, May 20 in Hoover, Alabama.

Individual Notes

  • Freshman right hander Zack Brown made the third start of his career and his first career SEC start.
    • Brown struck out two batters in 3.0 innings of work.
  • Junior LHP/1B  A.J. Reed  cranked his NCAA-leading 23rd home run, giving him 40 for his career.
    • Reed's 23 homers tie him with John Wilson and Jeff Abbott for the most in UK history for a single season.
    • Reed made his team-leading 109th consecutive start.
    • Reed has reached base safely in 50 of 54 games in 2014, including a team-high 25 straight.
    • Reed charted his 19th multi-hit game of the season.
    • Reed notched his team-leading 20th multi-RBI game of the year.
    • Reed's 166 career RBI place him second in UK history.
    • Reed hit his 14th double of the year, the 31st of his career.
    • Reed owned his team-leading 28th two-out hit of the season.
    • Reed collected his 69th and 70th RBI of 2014.
  • Senior SS  Matt Reida  played in his 206th career game, placing him seventh in UK history.
    • Reida hit a grand slam, giving him his fourth home run in 2014, and the sixth of his career.
    • Reida had multiple RBI for the eighth time this season.
    • Reida notched his ninth multi-hit game of the year.
    • Reida tied his career high in RBI, with his grand slam marking the first of his career.
  • Junior CF Austin Cousino hit his seventh career triple, ranking him eighth in UK history.
    • Cousino has produced a hit in five straight games.
    • Cousino collected his 20th two-out hit of the season, the 54th of his career.
  • Senior catcher  Micheal Thomas collected his 23rd two-out hit and his 22nd two-strike hit.
  • Junior 3B  Max Kuhn  has reached base safely in 99 of his 107 career starts.
    • Kuhn owned his 19th multi-hit game.
    • Kuhn has inked a hit in seven straight games.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 11 consecutive games.
    • Kuhn notched his 26th and 27th two-out hit of the year.
  • Freshman RF  Storm Wilson  has reached base safely in 16 straight games.
    • Wilson charted the sixth double of his career.
    • Wilson laid down the fifth sacrifice bunt of his career.
  • Sophomore LF Ka'ai Tom extended his hitting streak to a team-high 12 games.
  • Junior 1B Thomas Bernal has reached base safely in 10 consecutive games.
  • Freshman JaVon Shelby has reached base safely in 11 straight games.
  • Sophomore lefty Dylan Dwyer made his fourth relief appearance of 2014.
  • Sophomore southpaw Ryne Combs made his eighth SEC appearance this season.
  • Sophomore righty Zach Strecker made his 16th appearance of the year.
    • Strecker inherited two runners, giving him a total of eight for the season.
  • Junior right hander Chandler Shepherd made his fourth relief appearance this year.
    • Shepherd inherited his sixth and seventh runners of the season.
    • Shepherd has tossed 5.2 innings of shutout ball in his last two outings.
  • Sophomore catcher Zack Arnold has plated a hit in 10 straight games.