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No. 8 Baseball Alters Weekend Schedule with Akron

Shotstop Matt Reida is hitting .310 with seven RBI to open the year.

Shotstop Matt Reida is hitting .310 with seven RBI to open the year.

Feb. 28, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The series with No. 8 Kentucky and Akron has been moved to a three-game set, starting on Friday at 4 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. UK will face the Zips on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET and Sunday at 1 p.m. ET to conclude the series.

Kentucky (7-1) will host Akron in the weekend series, with the set changing from a four-game series to a three-game matchup.

The Wildcats are coming off their first two home wins of the year, beating Murray State and Eastern Kentucky in a pair of rain-impacted contests. On Wednesday, UK got strong pitching from Ryne Combs, Dylan Dwyer, Walter Wijas and Trevor Gott in a 6-2 win over EKU.

Projected Pitching Matchups
Friday: So., LHP A.J. Reed (1-1, 5.79 ERA) vs. R-So., RHP Jon Pusateri (0-1, 5.59 ERA)
Saturday: Sr., LHP Jerad Grundy (2-0, 0.69 ERA) vs. Fr., LHP John Valek (0-1, 5.87 ERA)
Sunday: Jr., LHP Corey Littrell (0-0, 6.52 ERA) vs. Fr., RHP JT Brubaker (0-1, 5.25 ERA)


 

 

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