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Kentucky Kernel

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...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Zach Logue delivers a pitch during the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Memphis, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

The Logue legacy continues at UK

Charlee Schaefer February 7, 2018

Within hours of receiving an offer from UK, a 17-year-old right-handed pitcher committed to the baseball program.Seth Logue will be attending UK in the fall of 2020, and he is the younger brother of 2017...

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.

UK baseball caps off historical night with a win

Charlee Schaefer June 6, 2017

No. 1 regionally seeded UK baseball has accomplished something never done before in the history of the program, they are regional champions.After a tough loss on Saturday versus NC State, the Cats would...

Kentucky Wildcats outfielder Tristan Pompey hits a single during the fifth 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.

NC State defeats UK in front of record crowd

Charlee Schaefer June 3, 2017

No. 1 regionally seeded UK baseball suffered a shattering loss on Saturday evening, as they were defeated by No. 3 North Carolina State by a final score of 5-4 in front of a record 4,742 fans at Cliff...

Catcher Kyle Cottam singes during the game against the Murray St. Racers at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

UK defeats South Carolina in second round of SEC Tournament

Charlee Schaefer May 24, 2017

After a 7-2 victory over the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday, the No. 3 seeded UK baseball team will advance to the second round of double-elimination play and face No. 2 seeded LSU at approximately...

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...

Junior Evan White watches his ht during a game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Cats drop series at Florida, earn No. 3 seed for SEC Tournament

Charlee Schaefer May 20, 2017

Despite a tough series loss marked by several defensive errors and base-running mistakes in Gainesville against the Florida Gators, the Cats still have a lot of baseball remaining if they want to make...

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...

Tristan Pompey swings low for a breaking ball during the game against the Florida Gators Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday, March 26, 2016.

Cats pickup big series victory at Missouri

By Chris Angolia April 16, 2017

No. 10 UK baseball picked up two big wins this weekend at Missouri to win their fourth SEC series of the season. The victories on Friday and Sunday for the Cats may have been the team’s most important...

Catcher Luke Becker slides into home safely during the game against the Louisville Cardinals at Cliff Hagan Stadium in , Ky. on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Photo by | Staff.

Cats drop first SEC series in Starkville

Chris Angolia April 9, 2017

For the first time since the opening week of the season in February, UK baseball has dropped a weekend series. The Cats lost its first SEC series in Starkville this past weekend to Mississippi State after...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Zach Logue delivers a pitch during the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Memphis, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Cats clinch third straight SEC series victory

By Chris Angolia April 1, 2017

No. 16 UK baseball clinched its first series victory over Vanderbilt since 2009 with a 7-4 win on Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Cats are now 21-7 and 7-1 atop the SEC East standings and...

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