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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...

Junior Justin Lewis throws a pitch during the game against Florida on Friday, April 20, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

UK baseball drops third SEC series to unranked Volunteers

Charlee Schaefer May 6, 2018

With the 5-3 loss in the rubber match on Sunday, the No. 14 UK baseball team dropped its third conference series on the road.The loss marks the first time Tennessee has taken a series from Kentucky since...

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

UK baseball comes back late to win SEC series

AJ Harris April 29, 2018

The No. 13 UK baseball team (29-15, 10-11 conf.) won the season series against the Missouri Tigers (29-15, 9-12 conf.) on Sunday with a 11-10 victory.Kentucky’s Justin Lewis (7-2 record, 4.03 ERA) got...

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...

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...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Justin Lewis delivers a pitch 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.

Cats pick up first SEC road game after trouble in Tuscaloosa

Charlee Schaefer April 1, 2018

On Easter Sunday, the No. 6 UK baseball team got its first SEC road win of the season with a 5-2 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide.With Sunday’s win, the Cats recorded one win in the series versus...

President Eli Capilouto, Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart and Head Coach Nick Mingione break ground at the new baseball facility that will take the place of Cliff Hagan Stadium on March 2, 2017, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

You’re Out! UK baseball plays its last season in beloved Cliff Hagan Stadium

Charlee Schaefer March 27, 2018

For 50 years, Cliff Hagan Stadium has been the home of the UK baseball team, but the Cats are currently playing their final season there.Head Coach Nick Mingione often says he wants the team to do something...

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...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Sean Hjelle takes a moment prior to the start 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.

Pitching struggles hurt UK baseball in Arkansas

Charlee Schaefer March 17, 2018

In the first top-five series at Baum Stadium since 2009, the No. 4 UK baseball team fell to the No. 5 Arkansas Razorbacks in the Friday nightcap by a final score of 8-2 in front of a vocal crowd.Coming...

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 right fielder Tristan Pompey hits a single during 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.

UK opens season at Cliff Hagan for final time on Tuesday

Charlee Schaefer February 19, 2018

For the first time since 2012, No. 8 UK baseball is 4-0 to start its season. The Cats will look to keep their undefeated record intact when they host Xavier on Tuesday. The 50th and final home opener...

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...

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