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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 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...

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 Becker gets a hit during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats start four-game road trip with a win

Charlee Schaefer April 11, 2018

The No. 8 UK baseball team battled the Western Carolina Catamounts on Wednesday for only the second time in program history and the hard-fought game came down to the last few innings with UK coming out...

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...

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...

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...

Pitcher Zach Haake pitches the ball during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

Comeback Cats walkoff in the 9th to beat WKU

Charlee Schaefer February 27, 2018

The No. 7 UK baseball team recorded its first walk-off win under second-year head coach Nick Mingione on Tuesday by a final score of 4-3, beating the WKU Hilltoppers.Freshman right-handed pitcher Daniel...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Sean Hjelle delivers a pitch during the first 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 beat Grizzlies with combined pitching and offensive prowess

Charlee Schaefer February 23, 2018

2017 SEC Pitcher of the Year Sean Hjelle led the No. 8 UK baseball team to its fifth win of the 2018 season on Friday evening, defeating the Oakland Grizzlies 10-1.Right-handed Hjelle recorded a career-high...

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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