Wildcats score five early runs, beat No. 12 South Carolina, 7-5
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman Mallory Peyton stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the first with the bases loaded and launched her first-career grand slam to power No. 19 Kentucky to a crucial and thrilling 7-5 win over No. 12 South Carolina at John Cropp Stadium.
Baseball America tabs the class No. 9 overall, second-highest ever for program LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s 2017 recruiting class was ranked No. 9 in the country by Baseball America, it was announced Tuesday. The lofty ranking is the second-highest ever for the program by the respected publication and comes on the heels of the Wildcats finishing the 2017 season in the top 10 of the national polls after advancing to their first-ever Super Regional. Continue reading UK Baseball – Kentucky’s 2017 Recruiting Class Ranked in Top 10 Nationally→
Early in the 1986-87 season, Kentucky basketball coach Eddie Sutton uttered the famous phrase that would forever vault the UK versus UL rivalry into the stratosphere. “Kentucky is like the big brother and Louisville is like the little brother,” the embattled coach proclaimed when asked about the antagonism percolating between the two schools. Understandably, that quip rankled many in the Louisville camp and for the subsequent three decades, UL fans have simmered like a petulant younger sibling, trying desperately to bury that well-fitting moniker.Continue reading UK Baseball – Role Reversal→
The new Southeastern Conference slogan, “It just means more,” certainly applies to its baseball teams. Unbeknownst to many Big Blue basketball die-hards, America’s pastime has always surpassed hoops in both attendance and interest throughout the other 13 SEC campuses. Although the pigskin still reigns supreme on Saturdays down south, bleached cowhide consistently surpasses dimpled leather every other day of the week. Continue reading UK Baseball – It Just Means More→
(Update as of 11:50pm 6-5-17 UK trails NC State 5-4 in top of 7th Inning)
Wildcats will face NC State on Monday night for spot in Super Regional
LEXINGTON, Ky. – There will be Monday baseball at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Top-seeded Kentucky forced another game in the Lexington Regional final with its 8-6 win over No. 3 seed NC State in front of 3,261 fans on a clear Sunday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium. It was the second do-or-die win of the day for the Wildcats, who again will face the Wolfpack on Monday night in a winner-take-all game to advance to the Super Regional in Louisville next week. Continue reading UK Baseball – Two-Win Day Sets Kentucky Up For Winner-Take-All Game→