No. 22 Baseball vs. Kansas -- Post-Game Notes

May 30, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
No. 22 Kentucky vs. Kansas
May 30, 2014 -- Louisville, Ky.
Jim Patterson Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • Kentucky made its eighth all-time NCAA tournament appearance.
  • UK squared off with Kansas for the first time in school history.
  • UK dropped to 12-15 all-time in the NCAA tournament.
  • UK moved to 6-3 in neutral site games.
  • UK is 9-6 on Fridays and 8-7 in May.
  • Kentucky moved to 8-4 in its all-white uniform combination.
  • UK is now 21-17 in day games.
  • UK turned its 57th double play of 2014.
  • Kentucky is 23-18 when facing a right handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 11-16 when its opponent scores first.
  • Kentucky will face the loser of Louisville and Kent State on Saturday, with the first pitch set for 1 p.m. ET.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore right hander Kyle Cody made his sixth start of 2014.
  • Junior LHP/1B  A.J. Reed   made his team-leading 114th consecutive start.
    • Reed has reached base safely in 55 of 59 games in 2014, including a team-high 30 straight.
    • Reed collected his team-leading 48th walk, tying him with David Cheatle for third in UK history.
  • Sophomore LF Ka’ai Tom belted his third career home run.
    • Tom had multiple RBI for the 10th time this season.
  • Senior SS  Matt Reida  played in his 211th career game, starting 196 of them.
    • Reida hit his 10th double of the season.
  • Junior 3B Max Kuhn collected his team-leading 22nd multi-hit game.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 104 of his 112 career starts, including 16 straight.
    • Kuhn picked up his 30th two-strike hit.
    • Kuhn drew his 42nd walk of the season.
  • Junior CF Austin Cousino hit his 15th double of the season.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 159 of 176 career games, including 10 consecutive.
    • Cousino had multiple hits for the 21st time this year.
    • Cousino has a hit in nine of his last 10 games.
  • Senior catcher  Micheal Thomas has inked a hit in six straight games.
    • Thomas picked up his 25th two-strike hit of 2014.
  • Junior Thomas Bernal picked up his fifth multi-RBI game of the season.
    • Bernal stole a base for the sixth time this year.
    • Bernal laid down his fourth sacrifice bunt of 2014.
  • Junior Andrew Nelson made his 19th appearance of the season, the ninth in relief.
    • Nelson inherited a runner, giving him a total of six for 2014.
  • Junior Chandler Shepherd made his 15th appearance of 2014, the sixth in relief.