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Kentucky Kernel

University of Kentucky Baseball seniors are recognized prior to the game against Mississippi State on Friday, May 11, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. The seniors included Charlie Haunert, Luke Becker, Luke Heyer, Alec Maley, Brad Schaenzer, and Troy Squires. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK baseball closes out regular season at Cliff Hagan for final time

Charlee Schaefer May 13, 2018

In the final regular-season game at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Sunday, the UK baseball team fell to the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 18-8.The Cats clinched the series on Saturday with the win, but suffered...

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...

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...

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

Cats start four-game road trip with a win

Charlee Schaefer April 11, 2018

The No. 8 UK baseball team battled the Western Carolina Catamounts on Wednesday for only the second time in program history and the hard-fought game came down to the last few innings with UK coming out...

Senior Catcher Troy Squires attempts to hit the ball on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Explosive offense leads UK past South Carolina in game one

Charlee Schaefer April 6, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team devastated the South Carolina Gamecocks in game one of the weekend series on Friday, beating the Gamecocks 14-1.The victory was the first time the Cats have faced an SEC East...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Nick Mingione and Louisville Cardinal head coach Dan McDonnell meet with the umpires prior to the second game of 2017 NCAA Division I Mens Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Cats face Cards for final time at Cliff Hagan Stadium

Charlee Schaefer April 2, 2018

The No. 6 UK baseball will face the No. 20 Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday for the first game of the annual “battle of the bluegrass” of the 2018 season. The midweek matchup will be the final time...

NKU #33 celebrates with a teammate after a home run on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

UK baseball falls to NKU for the second time in program history

Charlee Schaefer March 7, 2018

The No. 6 UK baseball team lost its second midweek game of the season on Wednesday to the NKU Norse by a final score of 8-6.The Cats’ offense could not produce early today behind a struggling starting...

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.

Comeback Cats walkoff in the 9th to beat WKU

Charlee Schaefer February 27, 2018

The No. 7 UK baseball team recorded its first walk-off win under second-year head coach Nick Mingione on Tuesday by a final score of 4-3, beating the WKU Hilltoppers.Freshman right-handed pitcher Daniel...

University of Kentucky Pitcher Brad Schaenzer throws from the mound during the 2018 baseball season home opener against Xavier University on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK baseball falls to Xavier in front of record crowd

Charlee Schaefer February 20, 2018

Big Blue Nation showed its support at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Tuesday and broke the record for regular-season attendance with 4,118. However, the Cats weren’t able to pull off the win for the home crowd,...

Kentucky Wildcats catcher Kole Cottam hits an RBI double during the seventh inning of the region championship game of the Lexington Regional at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK baseball sweeps USC Upstate in doubleheader

Charlee Schaefer February 17, 2018

No. 8 UK baseball played a doubleheader against the University of South Carolina Upstate Spartans on Saturday, winning both games and bringing its record to 3-0 to start the season.Despite the wins, the...

Kentucky Wildcats short stop Connor Heady tags out Louisville outfielder Josh Stowers in the second inning of the first game of 2017 NCAA Division I Mens Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Friday, June 9, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Cards down Cats in game one of the Super Regional

Charlee Schaefer June 9, 2017

After a day full of missed opportunities, UK baseball was defeated by the Louisville Cardinals, with a final score of 5-2. For the second weekend in a row, the Cats will be forced to fight for their lives...

Kentucky Wildcats catcher Kole Cottam is greeted by teammates after scoring a run in the sixth inning of the region championship game of the Lexington Regional at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Cats force Monday night championship game

Charlee Schaefer June 5, 2017

With the season on the line, No. 1 regionally seeded UK baseball recorded two wins on Sunday versus No. 2 Indiana and No. 3 North Carolina State.The Cats will now face NC State in the regional championship...

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