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No. 22 Baseball vs. Cincinnati -- Game One -- Post-Game Notes




March 5, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Cincinnati
March 5, 2014 -- Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • With the win, Kentucky improves to 10-2, while the loss moves Cincinnati to 2-8.
  • Kentucky pitched a nine-inning complete-game shutout for the first time since May 6, 2011 when Alex Meyer did so against No. 1 Vanderbilt.
  • UK moves to 3-0 in its blue and white uniform combination.
  • UK holds a record of 9-2 in day games this season.
  • UK is 8-2 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • Kentucky moves to 7-2 when scoring first.
  • UK picked off its first runner of the year in the sixth inning.
  • Kentucky won its 97th consecutive game when staked to an eighth-inning lead, dating back to 2011.
    • UK owns a 149-5 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • Kentucky is on a eight game winning streak for the first time since its streak from Feb. 22-March 8, 2013.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore Dylan Dwyer threw a career high 113 pitches.
    • Dwyer pitched a career high nine innings.
    • Dwyer struck out seven batters, a new career high.
    • Dwyer became the first UK pitcher in the modern-era history of the program (2003-precent) to throw a complete-game shutout in a midweek game.
      • The last UK player to throw a midweek complete game was Greg Dombrowski in 2005 vs. Murray State.
  • Senior Matt Reida snapped his streak of 129 consecutive starts due to injury.
    • Entering today, Reida ranked 12th in the nation in most consecutive starts.
    • UK had not started anyone else at shortstop in 1,019 days.
  • Junior A.J. Reed extended his hitting streak to 14 games.
    • Reed was walked for the fifth consecutive game.
    • Reed reached base safely for the 14th consecutive game.
    • Reed was walked multiple times for the fourth time this season, the 12th time of his career.
  • Sophomore Kyle Barrett extended his hitting streak to 14 games.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 45 of 49 career starts.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 29 consecutive games.
  • Freshman JaVon Shelby hit his first career home run in the fourth inning, bringing in two runs.
    • Shelby hit his first career double in the third inning.
    • Shelby’s home run was the 34th home run hit by a member of the Shelby family.
    • Shelby’s home run was the first by a Shelby family member in 2,831 days. (7 years, 9 months, 1 day)
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom hit his fourth double of the year.
    • Tom extended his hitting streak to four games.
    • Tom reached base safely for the 11th consecutive game.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 118 of 127 career games.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 12 consecutive games.
    • Cousino was hit by a pitch for the fourth and fifth time this season, the 38th and 39th times of his career.
  • Junior Max Kuhn reached base safely for the 12th consecutive game.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 60 of 66 career games.
    • Kuhn doubled for the fifth time this season.
    • Kuhn was walked multiple times for the second time this season, the ninth time of his career.
  • Freshman Connor Heady was walked multiple times for the fourth time in his career.
  • Sophomore Storm Wilson reached base safely for the fifth consecutive game.
    • Wilson was hit by a pitch for the third time in his career.

 

 

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