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Baseball vs. EMU -- Game One -- Post-Game Notes




Feb. 28, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Eastern Michigan
Feb. 28, 2014 -- Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • With the win, UK improved to 7-2, while EMU moved to 4-5 on the season.
  • Kentucky concludes February with a 7-2 record, improving their record to 34-9 in the month of February under coach Gary Henderson.
  • UK moved to 2-0 at home this season, 110-50 under Henderson.
  • UK is 6-2 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • Kentucky moved to 2-0 in its all-white uniform combination.
  • UK improved its record to 7-2 in day games this season.
  • UK moved to 3-0 in Friday games.
  • Kentucky improved to 4-2 when scoring first.
  • UK had double-digit hits for the sixth time this season.
  • UK caught its first runner stealing this season.
  • Kentucky had seven two-out RBI, giving the team 39 on the season.
    • UK has had 72 RBI in 2014, with two-out RBI accounting for 54-percent of its RBI total.
  • UK snapped its streak of 50.2 consecutive innings without allowing a stolen base.
  • UK’s bullpen has worked 15.2 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run, dating back to last Friday vs. St. Joseph’s.
  • Kentucky won its 94th consecutive game when staked to an eighth-inning lead, dating back to 2011.
    • UK owns a 146-5 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • With the win, UK leads the series with EMU, 20-6.
  • Kentucky will continue its series with EMU on Saturday with a doubleheader set to begin at 12 p.m. ET.

Individual Notes

  • Junior lefty A.J. Reed improved to 3-0 on the year.
    • Reed struck out five in the win, his season high.
    • Reed threw 113 pitches, tying his career high.
    • Reed was intentionally walked for the 11th and 12th times of his career.
    • This was the 10th multi-walk game of Reed’s career.
    • Reed extended his hitting steak to 11 games with a single in the sixth inning.
  • Junior Austin Cousino extends his hit streak to nine games.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in nine consecutive games, 115 of 124 career games.
  • Senior shortstop Matt Reida made his team-high 127th consecutive start.
    • Reida laid down the 26th sacrifice bunt of his career, moving him to third in school history.
  • Sophomore Kyle Barrett has now reached base safely in a team-high 27 consecutive games.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 43 of his 47 career starts.
    • Barrett extended his hitting streak to 11 games.
    • Barrett had his 19th career multi-hit game and the fourth three-hit game of his career, equaling a career high.
    • Barrett stole his third and fourth bases of the season, the seventh and eight of his career.
    • It was Barrett’s first career game with multiple steals.
  • Junior Max Kuhn has reached base safely in 57 of 63 career games.
    • Kuhn’s had his fourth multi-hit game of the season, the 16th of his career.
    • Kuhn extends his hitting streak to three games.
  • Senior Micheal Thomas laid down his first bunt hit of the year.
    • Thomas caught a runner stealing in the fifth inning.
    • Thomas hit his first sacrifice fly of the season, the fourth of his career.
  • Freshman Connor Heady hit his third double of the year, scoring two runs.
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom hit his first career double.
    • Tom stole a base for the third time in his career.
  • Freshman Logan Salow inherited a runner in the eighth inning, his fourth inherited runner of the season, not allowing any to score.

 

 

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