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University of Kentucky senior Luke Heyer warms up in the outfield during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats evade walk-off at Indiana

Charlee Schaefer May 8, 2018

The No. 21 UK baseball team evaded a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth against the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday evening to secure another midweek game by a final score of 7-6.The Cats started producing...

University of Kentucky freshman Carson Coleman pitches during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK picks up another non-conference win against Morehead State

Kernel Sports Staff April 25, 2018

After losing a series to top-ranked Florida last weekend, UK baseball continued its recent success in midweek nonconference games by defeating Morehead State 7-1. The win boosts UK’s overall record...

Junior Justin Lewis high fives his teammates on his way back to the dugout during the game against Florida on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

UK baseball evades sweep in final match against No. 1 Florida

Charlee Schaefer April 21, 2018

In the final game of the three-game set on Saturday, the No. 6 UK Baseball team evaded a series sweep with a 3-2 win.4,461 fans showed out for the warm series finale, a beautiful day for baseball at Cliff...

Pitcher Zach Haake pitches the ball during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

UK baseball takes first SEC series in nail-biter

Charlee Schaefer April 14, 2018

The No. 8 UK baseball team won its first SEC road series this weekend in Athens, Georgia, with a one-run win in the Saturday rubber match.The first two games of the series were offensive surges from both...

Junior Ben Aklinski high fives teammates after scoring during the game against Miami-Ohio on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Hjelle struggles in UK baseball’s extra-inning comeback

Charlee Schaefer April 13, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team took game one of the three-game series against the Georgia Bulldogs on Friday evening 6-4 at Foley Field.Junior right-hander Sean Hjelle took to the bump and allowed two two-run...

University of Kentucky senior Luke Heyer gets a hit early in the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK wins Sunday rubber match to secure second SEC series of the season

Charlee Schaefer April 8, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team locked up its second SEC series win of the season on Sunday with a 10-5 victory in the rubber match against the South Carolina Gamecocks.The Cats has their backs against the...

Junior Kole Cottam high fives teammate Troy Squires during the game against Miami-Ohio on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Cats take out Redhawks in midweek matchup

Charlee Schaefer March 27, 2018

No. 6 UK baseball team hosted the Miami (OH) Redhawks in a midweek matchup on Tuesday evening. The Cats came out on top 13-7 behind another offensive surge.Freshman right-handed pitcher Daniel Harper had...

TRISTAN POMPEY. The University of Kentucky baseball team falls to Xavier 3-2, on Tuesday, February 21, 2018 at Cliff Hagen Stadium in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Elliott Hess | UK Athletics

UK baseball wins first SEC series

Charlee Schaefer March 25, 2018

The No. 6 UK baseball team played in its second doubleheader of the season on Sunday, looking to win its first SEC series of the season versus the No. 10 Auburn Tigers.After dropping the first game of...

Junior First Baseman Kole Cottam waits for the pitch on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Seven home runs leads UK past Xavier

Charlee Schaefer March 20, 2018

On Tuesday, the No. 6 UK baseball team got revenge for an earlier loss this season by defeating the Xavier Musketeers 20-4.UK traveled to the Queen City vengeful after the Musketeers came into its house...

UK head coach Nick Mingione argues with the umpire during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

UK baseball swept in Fayetteville

Charlee Schaefer March 18, 2018

The No. 5 Arkansas Razorbacks completed the sweep of the No. 4 Kentucky Wildcats in a doubleheader on Saturday at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks outscored the Cats 39-15 on the...

Outfielder Ryan Johnson celebrates his homerun in the bottom of the ninth during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

UK baseball’s offense continues to shine in Houston

Charlee Schaefer March 2, 2018

The No. 7 UK baseball team played in its first game of the Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic on Friday at Minute Maid Park and came out with a 14-2 victory over the Houston Cougars. The win...

University of Kentucky player Kole Cottam gets a hit during the 2018 baseball season home opener against Xavier University on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats sweep Grizzlies with big offensive showing

Charlee Schaefer February 25, 2018

On Sunday afternoon, the No. 8 UK baseball team finished off its first series sweep of the season, defeating Oakland 15-6. After completing the sweep against the Golden Grizzlies, UK is now 7-1 on the...

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