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University of Kentucky senior Luke Heyer warms up in the outfield during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats evade walk-off at Indiana

Charlee Schaefer May 8, 2018

The No. 21 UK baseball team evaded a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth against the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday evening to secure another midweek game by a final score of 7-6.The Cats started producing...

University of Kentucky junior Trey Dawson slides into third during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK baseball heads to UofL looking to complete regular season sweep

Charlee Schaefer April 16, 2018

After a road SEC series win at Georgia over the weekend, the UK baseball team will head to Louisville on Tuesday to take on the Cardinals in their second meeting of the season.In the first matchup of the...

Junior Ben Aklinski high fives teammates after scoring during the game against Miami-Ohio on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Hjelle struggles in UK baseball’s extra-inning comeback

Charlee Schaefer April 13, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team took game one of the three-game series against the Georgia Bulldogs on Friday evening 6-4 at Foley Field.Junior right-hander Sean Hjelle took to the bump and allowed two two-run...

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...

Senior Catcher Troy Squires attempts to hit the ball on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Explosive offense leads UK past South Carolina in game one

Charlee Schaefer April 6, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team devastated the South Carolina Gamecocks in game one of the weekend series on Friday, beating the Gamecocks 14-1.The victory was the first time the Cats have faced an SEC East...

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...

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...

NKU #33 celebrates with a teammate after a home run on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

UK baseball falls to NKU for the second time in program history

Charlee Schaefer March 7, 2018

The No. 6 UK baseball team lost its second midweek game of the season on Wednesday to the NKU Norse by a final score of 8-6.The Cats’ offense could not produce early today behind a struggling starting...

UK baseball players celebrating during the baseball game between The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and The University of Kentucky at Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Photo provided by Tim Warner.

UK baseball dominates in Houston, goes 11-1 for first time since 2013

Charlee Schaefer March 4, 2018

The No. 7 UK baseball team is 11-1 for the first time since 2013, after an impressive showing at Minute Maid Park this weekend. The Cats won all three games of the weekend and outscored opponents 31-8. On...

MBB vs. Mizzou

Kernel Keep Up: Athletics rolls, Ph.D. jams, AJ Harris, and more

February 26, 2018

It's Monday. Already behind on the week? Us too. So, we're introducing Kernel Keep Up—your weekly catch-up on what's important this week and last. Here's all the news you need to know to tackle 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...

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