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Kentucky Kernel

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 head coach Nick Mingione takes a moment before answering a question after 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 baseball suffers season-ending loss

Charlee Schaefer June 10, 2017

With their backs against the wall and two wins away from the College World Series, UK baseball played their final game of the season in the Louisville Super Regional against their instate rival, the Louisville...

Kentucky Wildcats short stop Connor Heady tags out Louisville outfielder Josh Stowers in the second inning of the first game of 2017 NCAA Division I Mens Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Friday, June 9, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Cards down Cats in game one of the Super Regional

Charlee Schaefer June 9, 2017

After a day full of missed opportunities, UK baseball was defeated by the Louisville Cardinals, with a final score of 5-2. For the second weekend in a row, the Cats will be forced to fight for their lives...

The Kentucky Wildcats baseball team celebrates winning 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.

Battle of the Bluegrass continues in the baseball Super Regionals

Charlee Schaefer June 7, 2017

For the first time in the 121-year history of UK baseball, the Cats will compete in an NCAA Super Regional Championship.They will play the University of Louisville Cardinals at Jim Patterson Stadium, where...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Sean Hjelle delivers a pitch during the first 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.

Cats beat Bobcats, move within two wins of super regionals

Charlee Schaefer June 2, 2017

After a 6-4 victory over the Ohio University Bobcats on Friday, the No. 1 regionally seeded UK baseball team advanced to the second round of the Lexington Regional and face No. 3 North Carolina State on...

Connor Heady celebrates with Riley Mahan (2) after a home run during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 11-7.

UK set to host NCAA baseball regional

Charlee Schaefer June 1, 2017

For the first time since 2006, the UK baseball team will host an NCAA Regional Championship, where they will be looking to advance to the super regionals next weekend.In order to qualify for the College...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Nick Mingione encourages Luke Becker during his at bat in the top of the third inning of the game against the Louisville Cardinals at Jim Patterson Stadium on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK baseball faces Gamecocks in second round of SEC Tournament

Charlee Schaefer May 23, 2017

2017 SEC Baseball Coach of the Year Nick Mingione came into the season with a new coaching staff and a lot to prove. Finishing the regular season with the most wins since 2012, the second most SEC wins...

Outfielder Tristan Pompey hits the ball up the middle during a game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

After opening night win in Gainesville, UK becomes tied for conference lead

Charlee Schaefer May 19, 2017

No. 6 UK baseball took the series opener with their win over the Florida Gators on Thursday evening, dominating them by a final score of 12-4. The Cats came to Gainesville with something to prove, playing...

Outfielder Tristan Pompey hits the ball up the middle during a game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Cats sweep rival Volunteers, stay in SEC contention

Charlee Schaefer May 14, 2017

No. 8 UK baseball finished its last at-home series of conference play on Sunday afternoon with a win over the Tennessee Volunteers at Cliff Hagan stadium, beating the Vols by a final score of 7-2. UK...

Tyler Marshall (3) celebrates a run with catcher Troy Squires (16) during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 11-7.

Cats crush Volunteers in series opener

Charlee Schaefer May 13, 2017

After a tough series loss this past weekend to the Georgia Bulldogs, No. 8 UK baseball took game one of its series against the Tennessee Volunteers on Friday evening, with a final score of 15-5. The Cats...

Pitcher Logan Salow of the Kentucky Wildcats delivers a pitch during the game against the Buffalo Bulls at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky. on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

UK baseball falls out of first place with SEC series loss

Charlee Schaefer May 7, 2017

For the first time this season, No. 4 UK baseball lost a weekend series at home, after a 6-3 loss to Georgia in the rubber game on Sunday afternoon. The Cats went into the weekend series with a 14-7 SEC...

Head Coach Nick Mingione talks to his team during a WKU mound meeting during a game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

UK baseball stunned in series opener

Charlee Schaefer May 5, 2017

No. 4 UK baseball opened up their series against the Georgia Bulldogs on Friday afternoon, but was upset in the series opener as the Cats fell short to Georgia with a 5-3 loss. The Cats are now 14-8...

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