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




March 1, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Eastern Michigan
March 1, 2014 -- Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • With the win Kentucky improves to 9-2, while the loss drops Eastern Michigan to 4-7.
  • Kentucky is now 4-0 in Saturday games.
  • UK moves to 1-0 in its black and white uniform combination.
  • UK holds a record of 8-2 in day games this season.
  • UK is 7-2 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • Kentucky had double-digit runs for the fourth time this year.
  • Kentucky moves to 6-2 when scoring first.
  • UK turned its 11th and 12th double plays of the year.
  • Kentucky had double-digit hits for the eighth time this season.
  • UK hit its 43rd two-out RBI of the season.
  • Kentucky won its 96th consecutive game when staked to an eighth-inning lead, dating back to 2011.
    • UK owns a 148-5 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • With the win, UK leads the series with EMU 22-6.
  • Kentucky is on a seven game winning streak for the first time since its streak from Feb. 22-March 9, 2013.
  • Kentucky is in action again Tuesday at Cincinnati with the first pitch set for 4 p.m. ET at Marge Schott Field.

Individual Notes

  • Junior A.J. Reed extended his hitting streak to 13 games.
    • Reed hit his seventh home run of the season, the 24th of his career.
    • Reed was walked for the fourth consecutive game.
    • Reed was walked multiple times for the third time this season, the 11th time of his career.
  • Junior Austin Cousino extended his hit streak to 11 games.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 117 of 126 career games.
    • Cousino hit his fifth and sixth doubles of the year, the 37th and 38th of his career.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 11 consecutive games.
    • Cousino tripled for the first time this season, the fourth of his career.
    • Cousino had multiple hits for the 50th time in his career.
  • Sophomore Zach Arnold made his first career weekend start.
    • Arnold had multiple hits in a game for the first time in his career.
  • Junior Max Kuhn extended his hitting streak to five games and has reached base safely in 10 consecutive games.
    • Kuhn collected a career high four hits and a career high three RBI.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 59 of 65 career games.
    • Kuhn had multiple hits for the fifth time this season, the 16th of his career.
    • Kuhn singled in the first inning for his eighth RBI of the season, the 39th of his career.
    • Kuhn had his fifth two-strike hit of the season with a single in the third inning.
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom has reached base safely in 10 consecutive games.
    • Tom hit his second career two-out RBI.
  • Junior Thomas Bernal gathered his fifth RBI of the season in the fifth inning.
  • Sophomore Kyle Barrett extended his hitting streak to 13 games.
    • Barrett stole his sixth base of the season, the 10th of his career.
    • Barrett had his first multi-walk game of the season, the second of his career.
  • Freshman Marcus Carson got the first two-out RBI of his career.
  • Freshman Connor Heady was walked multiple times for the third time this season.
  • Sophomore Greg Fettes collected his first hit of the year, the 16th hit of his career.

 

 

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