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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Murray State celebrates after the University of Kentucky vs. Murray State University baseball game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 13-8. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Mental errors and bullpen woes cost Kentucky in 13-8 defeat to Murray State

Eric Decker March 16, 2021

An unusually sloppy Kentucky team suffered only its third loss of the season on Tuesday, dropping a matchup with instate foe Murray State 13-8. A number of atypical slip-ups, including mental errors and...

Kentucky Wildcat T.J. Collett (5) hits the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Miami Ohio game on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 5-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky baseball drops first game of the year to Ball State

Eric Decker March 5, 2021

After averaging seven runs per game in their first six contests – all wins - Kentucky was bound to deal with some regression to the mean sooner than later. The Cats knew that when the moment came, they’d...

Sophomore pitcher Braxton Cottongame throws a pitch during the game against Southeastern Missouri State on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky’s winning streak ends in series opener versus UNC Wilmington

Eric Decker February 28, 2020

Kentucky’s weekend series got off to a cold start, UNC Wilmington came into Kentucky Proud Park and shutout the Cats 8-0.The shutout ended the team’s 127-game scoring streak, a school record that was...

Senior outfielder Jaren Shelby makes contact during the game against Southeastern Missouri State on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky begins Appalachian State series with win

Eric Decker February 21, 2020

Kentucky continued its offensive explosion at home, taking the first game of its weekend series against Appalachian State 7-3.Making his first start of the season at Kentucky Proud Park, Jimmy Ramsey delivered...

Kentucky junior Breydon Daniel during the game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats drop series opener to Tennessee at home, 4-2

Hailey Peters April 18, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats continued their conference schedule with their first game of a weekend series against the No. 22 Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday evening. After dropping their first home game in...

Kentucky junior Breydon Daniel runs to third base during the game against SIUE on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 6-4. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Georgia defense downs Cats in first series game

Hailey Peters March 28, 2019

Conference play continued at Kentucky Proud Park on Thursday evening as the Kentucky Wildcats hosted the No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs. Even with strong batting from the Cats, Georgia’s defense ended the game...

Trey Dawson hits a home run in UKs game at Jim Patterson Stadium against the Louisville Cardinals on April 17, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky. UK lost the game 8-2. Photo by Barry Westerman

Cats fail to complete regular-season sweep of Cardinals

Charlee Schaefer April 17, 2018

The No. 6 UK baseball team fell to the Louisville Cardinals 8-2 on Tuesday evening, failing to complete the regular-season sweep.The second “Battle of the Bluegrass” matchup of the year went in the...

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...

Sean Hjelle delivers a pitch in Kentucky baseballs season opener at Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. on Feb. 16, 2018. Hjelle pitched for six innings and gave up two hits. Photo by Wofford Athletics.

UK falls to Alabama in game one of weekend series

Charlee Schaefer March 30, 2018

For the first time since 2014, the No. 6 UK baseball team traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to take on the Crimson Tide, but fell in game one of the weekend series on Friday evening 4-2.The Cats are now...

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...

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 walks off for first SEC win

Charlee Schaefer March 23, 2018

The No. 6 Kentucky baseball team opened SEC home play on Friday night with a 5-4 win, its first in conference play after being swept in Arkansas last weekend. As expected, the evening was a battle of the...

Infielder Luke Heyer stands on second base during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

Heyer’s grand slam propels the Cats’ win over EKU

Charlee Schaefer March 6, 2018

On Tuesday, the UK baseball team won its eighth straight game with a 16-5 victory over EKU. With the win, the Cats are now 12-1 on the season, the best start the club has had since they won 22 games...

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