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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

Senior night success: Cats take game one of big weekend series

Charlee Schaefer May 11, 2018

A beautiful night in Lexington brought out a rowdy crowd for senior night at Cliff Hagan Stadium for the No. 21 UK baseball team. The fan support helped the Cats to a 9-6 win in the series opener against...

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...

Senior Outfielder Luke Heyer slides into third and eventually scores on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

UK baseball survives scare at the Cliff to open series against Mizzou

Charlee Schaefer April 27, 2018

In game one of the series against the Missouri Tigers on Friday evening, the UK baseball team won 2-1 after the Tigers threatened in the ninth inning.Surviving a scare, the Cats battled in the end and...

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...

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 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...

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 baseball’s bullpen helps lead UK to win over Louisville

Charlee Schaefer April 3, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team took game one of the annual Battle of the Bluegrass on Tuesday night in front of a record crowd, beating the UofL Cardinals by a final score of 8-5. The fans set a new Cliff...

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...

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...

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...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Nick Mingione jogs off the field during the ninth inning of 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.

Mingione sparks excitement for 2018 baseball season

Charlee Schaefer February 8, 2018

Preseason-ranked No. 8 Kentucky baseball held its 2018 Media Day on Thursday afternoon at Kroger Field, and head coach Nick Mingione talked about the season to come and what fans can expect out of this...

Luke Becker makes a plate appearance for the Willmar Stingers in the Northwoods League in the 2017 season. Becker is one of UKs top returners after being one of the best hitters in the 2017 season.

UK baseball players gain experience in collegiate baseball summer leagues

Charlee Schaefer August 7, 2017

After a historical 2017 season for UK baseball, the Cats are left with some big holes to fill.UK lost 11 total players from last year’s team, seven players to the draft and four to graduation. Many young...

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