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No. 22 Baseball vs. Ball State -- Game One -- Post-Game Notes




March 7, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Ball State
March 7, 2014 -- Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • With the loss, Kentucky moves to 11-3, while Ball State improves to 10-3.
  • UK drops to 2-1 in its all-white uniform combination.
  • UK holds a record of 10-3 in day games this season.
  • Kentucky moves to 3-1 in Friday games.
  • Kentucky had double-digit hits for the ninth time this season.
  • UK is 9-3 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK moves to 8-3 when scoring first.
  • With the loss, Kentucky snaps its 98 game winning streak when staked to an eighth-inning lead, dating back to 2011.
    • UK owns a 150-6 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • Ball State leads the all-time series with Kentucky 5-3.
  • Kentucky snaps a nine game winning streak, its longest since its 22 game streak dating from Feb. 17-March 21, 2012.
  • UK continues play Saturday, March 8 against Ball State with the first pitch set for 2 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

 

Individual Notes

  • Junior A.J. Reed extended his hitting streak to 16 games.
    • Reed hit his NCAA leading 25th and 26th RBI this season.
    • Reed had his third quality start of the season, the 12th of his career.
    • Reed threw a career high 115 pitches in a 8.0 inning outing.
    • Reed was intentionally walked for the sixth and seventh times this season, the 14th and 15th times of his career.
    • Reed was walked for the seventh consecutive game, intentionally walked for the third consecutive game.
    • Reed had multiple intentional walks for the second time this season.
    • By allowing a run in the third inning, Reed snapped his streak of 9.0 consecutive scoreless innings pitched.
    • Reed was walked multiple times for the fifth time this season, the 13th time of his career.
    • Reed was hit by a pitch for the second time this season, the 14th time of his career.
  • Sophomore Kyle Barrett reached base safely for the 31st consecutive game.
    • Barrett extended his hitting streak to 16 games.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 47 of 51 career games.
    • Barrett hit his third double of the season, the seventh of his career.
  • Senior Matt Reida did not start for the third consecutive game, which is the first time in his career.
  • Junior Austin Cousino extended his hitting streak to nine games.
    • Cousino has reached base safely in 120 of 129 career games.
    • Cousino hit his seventh double of the season, the 39th of his career.
    • Cousino had multiple hits for the 10th time this season, the 51st time of his career.
  • Junior Thomas Bernal extended his hitting streak to five games.
    • Bernal has reached base safely in five consecutive games.
    • Bernal had his second multi-hit game of the season, the seventh of his career.
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom extended his hitting steak to six games.
    • Tom has reached base safely in 13 consecutive games.
    • Tom gathered his ninth and 10th RBI of the season.
    • Tom collected his fourth multi-hit game of his career.
  • Junior Max Kuhn reached base safely for the 14th consecutive game.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 62 of 68 career games.
    • Kuhn wore his first hit pitch this season.
    • Kuhn collected his fourth multi-walk game of the season, the third in a row.
    • It was Kuhn’s 12th career game with multiple walks.
  • Senior Micheal Thomas hit his way to his first career four-hit game.
    • Thomas had multiple hits for the fourth time this season, the 10th time of his career.
    • Thomas had multiple RBI for the second time this season, the eighth time of his career.
    • Thomas collected his sixth and seventh two-strike hits of the season.
    • Thomas hit his fifth two-out RBI with a single in the third inning.

 


 

 

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