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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Pitcher Robert Hogan delivers a pitch to home plate. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

PREVIEW: Kentucky baseball set to face NC State in first Men’s College World Series appearance

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 15, 2024

Kentucky baseball is set to take on NC State in its first game in program history in the Men's College World Series. The Bat Cats find themselves in Omaha after defeating Oregon State in the first...

Kentucky pitcher Johnny Hummel celebrates after striking out the last batter sending Kentucky to the College World Series. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

THREE OUTS: Kentucky baseball makes history in NCAA Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 15, 2024

As James McCoy was thrown out for the final out of the top of ninth, it meant that Oregon State was down to the final three outs of its season while Kentucky baseball was three outs away from history. There...

Kentucky players hold up NCAA trophy after their victory over Oregon State. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

OMACATS: Kentucky baseball punches its ticket to Omaha for first time ever

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 11, 2024

Kentucky baseball (45-14, 22-8 SEC) defeated Oregon State (45-16, 19-10 PAC-12) by a score of 3-2 to advance to the Men’s College World Series for the first time in program history. “My heart...

Kentucky Pitcher Ryan Hagenow delivers a pitch to home plate. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

Kentucky baseball shuts out Oregon State 10-0 in game one of Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 11, 2024

Kentucky baseball (44-14, 22-8) used dominant pitching to defeat Oregon State (45-15, 19-10 PAC-12) by a score of 10-0 in game one of the Lexington Super Regional. With the win, the Wildcats are one...

Kentucky players dog pile after winning their game against Oregon State letting them advance to the College World Series. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky defeats Oregon State 3-2 to advance to the College World Series

Cole Parke, Photographer June 11, 2024

  NO. 2 Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Sunday, June 6, 2024.

Kentucky infielder Nick Lopez scores at home during the Kentucky vs Lipscomb baseball game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky won 7-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

PREVIEW: Kentucky prepares to host first Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 8, 2024

It's officially Super Regionals week in college baseball, which means Kentucky baseball will take on Oregon State in the first ever Lexington Super Regional with a trip to Omaha, Nebraska, for the College...

Kentucky pitcher Robert Hogan pitches the ball during the Kentucky vs Tennessee baseball game on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 4-9. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Robert Hogan propels Kentucky baseball bullpen in pivotal postseason

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 7, 2024

As the regular season gave way to the postseason for Kentucky baseball, few have stepped up the way Robert Hogan has out of the bullpen. “This place is unreal,” Hogan said. “There's no place...

Kentucky infielder Ryan Nicholson swings during the Kentucky vs Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won 17-13. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

Kentucky players honored with All Tournament Team placements after Lexington Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 6, 2024

Following the conclusion of the Lexington Regional -- swept by the hosting Kentucky Wildcats -- a host of home players were honored with All Tournament Team honors. The most notable of these was...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Mason Moore (20) warms up in the bullpen during the Kentucky vs. Morehead State baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 15-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

FLU GAME: Mason Moore overcomes illness to boost Kentucky baseball to Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 5, 2024

While Mason Moore continued his postseason dominance for Kentucky baseball in his region-winning start against Indiana State on Sunday, there was initial doubt if he’d even take the mound. The...

Kentucky baseball players celebrate during the Kentucky vs Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won 17-13. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

HISTORY: Kentucky baseball sweeps Lexington Regional, will host first Super Regional in school history

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 4, 2024

Kentucky baseball (43-14, 22-8 SEC) defeated Indiana State (44-15, 22-5 MVC) by a score of 5-0 to advance to the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament. "These are experiences they will never...

Kentucky outfielder Ryan Waldschmidt celebrates at second during the Kentucky vs Lipscomb baseball game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky won 7-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Kentucky baseball overcomes Illinois 6-1 in Lexington Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 2, 2024

Kentucky baseball (42-14, 22-8 SEC) defeated Illinois (35-19, 18-6 B1G) by a score of 6-1 thanks to a masterful start by Trey Pooser.  “I thought Trey was unbelievable in so many ways,” Kentucky...

Kentucky outfielder Ryan Waldschmidt swings during the Kentucky vs Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won 17-13. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

Kentucky baseball holds off rally, defeats Western Michigan in Lexington Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 31, 2024

No. 2 Kentucky baseball (41-14, 22-8 SEC) held off Western Michigan (32-22, 19-11 MAC) by a score of 10-8 to advance to the winner's bracket of the Lexington Regional Friday. “They had their chances,...

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