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Kentucky Kernel

Junior Sean Hjelle watches from the dugout during the game against Florida on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

SEC Tournament loss leaves UK waiting for NCAA Tournament bid

Charlee Schaefer May 22, 2018

In the UK baseball team’s seventh consecutive SEC Tournament appearance on Tuesday, the Cats fell short to the Auburn Tigers by a final score of 4-3 in extra innings. Coming into the game, the Tigers...

UK swept by Vanderbilt to end regular season

Charlee Schaefer May 19, 2018

The No. 19 UK baseball team dropped its final regular-season game of the 2018 season on Saturday evening with a final score of 9-6 to the Vanderbilt Commodores.The loss completed the sweep for the Commodores...

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...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Sean Hjelle hugs Kole Cottam after exiting the game in the eighth inning of the first round game of the Lexington Regional at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK baseball drops game one of Knoxville series

Charlee Schaefer May 4, 2018

The No. 14 UK baseball team dropped game one of the three-game series in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Friday by a final score of 6-2.With their current 10-12 record in SEC play and 29-16 overall, the Cats...

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...

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 picks up another non-conference win against Morehead State

Kernel Sports Staff April 25, 2018

After losing a series to top-ranked Florida last weekend, UK baseball continued its recent success in midweek nonconference games by defeating Morehead State 7-1. The win boosts UK’s overall record...

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...

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...

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...

Junior First Baseman Kole Cottam waits for the pitch on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Seven home runs leads UK past Xavier

Charlee Schaefer March 20, 2018

On Tuesday, the No. 6 UK baseball team got revenge for an earlier loss this season by defeating the Xavier Musketeers 20-4.UK traveled to the Queen City vengeful after the Musketeers came into its house...

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...

Outfielder Ryan Johnson celebrates his homerun in the bottom of the ninth 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’s offense continues to shine in Houston

Charlee Schaefer March 2, 2018

The No. 7 UK baseball team played in its first game of the Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic on Friday at Minute Maid Park and came out with a 14-2 victory over the Houston Cougars. The win...

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