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




March 9, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK vs. Ball State
March 9, 2014 -- Lexington, Ky.
Cliff Hagan Stadium

Team Records and Notes

  • With the win, Kentucky moves to 13-3, while Ball State drops to 10-5.
  • UK moves to 2-0 in its black and white uniform combination. UK is 24-3 in this combination that past three years.
  • Kentucky has a record of 97-39 against teams in the Mid-American Conference.
  • Kentucky outscored Ball State 58-14 in the series.
  • Kentucky holds a record of 3-0 in non-conference rubber matches and an overall record of 16-11 in rubber matches in the Henderson era.
  • Kentucky’s 26 runs are the second most for a single game in school history.
  • UK holds a record of 12-3 in day games this season.
  • Kentucky moves to 2-1 in Sunday games.
  • Kentucky’s 58 runs mark the most runs scored in a three game series in school history.
  • Kentucky recorded 15 two-out RBI, giving UK a total of 64 for the season.
  • UK had double-digit runs for sixth time this season.
  • Kentucky had double-digit hits for the 11th time this season.
  • UK is 2-0 when facing a left-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK moves to 10-3 when scoring first.
  • UK was hit by a season high eight pitches.
  • Kentucky had multiple steals for the 12th time this season.
  • UK owns a 152-6 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • With the series victory, Kentucky ties the all-time series with Ball State 5-5.
  • Kentucky concluded its week by scoring a total of 76 runs over a five game span.
  • UK continues action Tuesday, March 11 against Indiana with the first pitch set for 4:05 p.m. ET at Bart Kaufman Field.

 

Individual Notes

  • Junior A.J. Reed extended his hitting streak to 18 games.
    • Reed collected his NCAA leading 28th RBI of the season.
    • Reed reached base safely for the 18th consecutive game.
    • Reed was hit by pitches for the fourth and fifth time this season, the 16th and 17 times of his career.
    • Reed was intentionally walked for the eighth time this season, the 16th time of his career.
  • Junior Andrew Nelson threw a career high 84 pitches, 57 of them being strikes.
    • Nelson tossed a career high 6.2 innings.
    • Nelson equaled his career high with three strikeouts.
    • Nelson recorded the first quality start of his career.
  • Freshman Marcus Carson extended his hitting streak to three games.
    • Carson scored a career high three runs.
    • Carson gathered the first multi-hit and multi-RBI games of his career.
    • Carson has reached base safely in four consecutive games.
  • Freshman Connor Heady gathered his 10th career RBI with a single in the seventh inning.
    • Heady laid down the second sacrifice bunt of his career.
    • Heady collected his sixth two-out RBI of the season.
  • Sophomore rightfielder Kyle Barrett reached base safely for the 33rd consecutive game.
    • Barrett extended his hitting streak to 18 games.
    • Barrett has reached base safely in 49 of 53 career games.
    • Barrett had multiple hits for the sixth time this season.
  • Junior Austin Cousino extended his hitting streak to 11 games.
    • Cousino hit his eighth double of the season, the 40th of his career.
    • Cousino had multiple hits for the 12th time this season, the 54rd time of his career.
  • Freshman JaVon Shelby hit his first career triple and second career double.
    • Shelby hit his second two-out RBI of the season, giving him his second two-strike hit.
    • Shelby wore his second career hit by pitch.
  • Junior Thomas Bernal extended his hitting streak to seven games.
    • Bernal hit the first sacrifice fly of his career.
    • Bernal has reached base safely in seven consecutive games.
    • Bernal stole his third base of the season.
  • Junior Max Kuhn reached base safely for the 16th consecutive game.
    • Kuhn hit his sixth career home run, the first of the season.
    • Kuhn has reached base safely in 64 of 70 career games.
    • Kuhn gathered a career high four hits.
    • Kuhn doubled for the 16th time in his career, his seventh of the season.
    • Kuhn has six two-out RBI on the year.
  • Senior catcher Micheal Thomas finished the weekend with 13 RBI.
    • Thomas hit his second home run on the year, the sixth of his career.
    • Thomas was hit by a pitch for third time this season, the 21st time in his career.
    • Thomas collected his 11th two-out RBI of the season.
    • Thomas had multiple RBI for the fourth time this season, the 10th time of his career.
  • Sophomore Dorian Hairston extended his hitting streak to three games.
    • Hairston gathered his third and fourth two-out RBI.
    • Hairston stole the first base of his career.
    • Hairston hit his way to his second career multi-RBI game.
    • It was Hairston’s first career game with multiple hits.
    • Hairston was hit by a pitch for the first time in his career.
  • Freshman Storm Wilson has reached base safely in seven straight games.
    • Wilson scored a career high three runs.
    • Wilson was hit by a pitch for the fifth and sixth time in his career.
  • Sophomore catcher Greg Fettes collected his third career multi-RBI game.
  • Sophomore Zach Arnold extended his hitting steak to four games.
    • Arnold hit his first career double.
    • Arnold has reached base safely in six straight games.
  • Junior Spencer Jack extended his streak of 11.1 innings pitched without allowing an earned run.

 


 

 

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