Tuesday Recaps: Kentucky teams perfect 4-0 on the diamond

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Marcus Nidiffer; Photo: UK Athletics

Links to Athletic Department recaps of Tuesday games:

  • The University of Louisville (11) rallied for an 8-7 win over Evansville with two runs in the top of the ninth inning. Senior infielder Phil Wunderlich and redshirt sophomore outfielder Stewart Ijames both homered for the Cards. Junior right-handed closer Neil Holland earned his third win of the season. (Box Score)
  • Home runs from junior shortstop Taylor Black, sophomore right fielder Cory Farris and senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer led the University of Kentucky to a 11-6 win over Xavier. Redshirt junior right-handed pitcher Nick Kennedy picked up his first win of the season in relief. (Box Score)
  • Senior shortstop Drew Lee broke the Morehead State University record for career runs scored in a 20-15 victory over Indiana. Six different Eagles tallied at least three hits in the game, and five launched a home run. Sophomore outfielder Cameron Flynn drove in six runs in the game. (Box Score)
  • Sophomore left-handed pitcher Greg Terry earned the win after allowing three runs in six innings, and junior third baseman Jayson Langfels was a perfect 2-2 with two runs scored and a walk in Eastern Kentucky University‘s 7-3 win over Miami (OH). Senior catcher Joey Stevens slugged his second home run of the season. (Box Score)

Midweek Schedule: Week 6 (March 23)

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The week six baseball schedule gets under way this afternoon with four of six division one Kentucky schools in action. WKU and Murray State take center stage on Wednesday with the week’s only intrastate matchup.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Murray State University vs. Western Kentucky University (21) — 3:00 p.m. (CT) — TBA vs. Brian Edelen (3-0, 0.49)
  • EKU @ Miami (OH) — 6:00 p.m. — Live ┬áStats — RHP Alex Rextroat (1-0, 5.54)

Duvall’s two home runs lead UofL past Xavier, 7-4

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Senior second baseman Adam Duvall launched two home runs, and freshman third baseman Cade Stallings tallied four RBI to lead the University of Louisville over Xavier 7-4 on Education Day. Sophomore right-handed pitcher Derek Self earned the victory after surrendering three runs, two of which were earned, on five hits in five innings. Junior right-handed reliever Gabriel Shaw earned his second save of the season with a perfect ninth inning.

Stallings drove in two runs on a third-inning double and two more on a fifth-inning single. Duvall launched a two-run home run in the third inning and a solo shot in the sixth. UofL improved to 15-1 on the season. (Box Score)

BluGrass Baseball POG: Adam Duvall — Duvall finished the game 3-5 with two home runs, a double, three RBI and two runs scored. His third-inning home run tied the game, and his sixth-inning shot added a late insurance run. On the season, Duvall is now batting .413 with six home runs, 17 RBI and 23 runs scored.

Midweek Schedule: Week Five (March 16)

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • EKU vs. Purdue — 1:30 p.m. — LHP Greg Terry (1-0, 2.25) — Live Stats
  • Murray St. vs. Southern Illinois — 2:00 p.m. (CT)
  • WKU vs. Vandy — 3:00 p.m. (CT) — RHP Taylor Haydel (0-0, 6.28)
  • UK vs. Wright St. — 6:30 p.m. — Gametracker
  • Morehead State University @ Tennessee — 7:00 p.m. — LHP Tyler Hieneman (1-1, 5.40) — Live Stats