No. 8 Baseball Alters Weekend Schedule with Akron

Feb. 28, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The series with No. 8 Kentucky and Akron has been moved to a three-game set, starting on Friday at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. UK will face the Zips on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET and Sunday at 1 p.m. ET to conclude the series.

Kentucky (7-1) will host Akron in the weekend series, with the set changing from a four-game series to a three-game matchup.

The Wildcats are coming off their first two home wins of the year, beating Murray State and Eastern Kentucky in a pair of rain-impacted contests. On Wednesday, UK got strong pitching from Ryne Combs, Dylan Dwyer, Walter Wijas and Trevor Gott in a 6-2 win over EKU.

Projected Pitching Matchups
Friday: So., LHP A.J. Reed (1-1, 5.79 ERA) vs. R-So., RHP Jon Pusateri (0-1, 5.59 ERA)
Saturday: Sr., LHP Jerad Grundy (2-0, 0.69 ERA) vs. Fr., LHP John Valek (0-1, 5.87 ERA)
Sunday: Jr., LHP Corey Littrell (0-0, 6.52 ERA) vs. Fr., RHP JT Brubaker (0-1, 5.25 ERA)