Louisville Baseball rolled Western Kentucky on Tuesday at Jim Patterson Stadium 14-2. Shane Hummel provided 7 innings of solid pitching for the Cards and allowed just 2 runs on 5 hits in 84 pitches.
Catcher Colby Fitch continued his hot streak at the plate going 4 for 5 with 3 RBIs and scored 3 runs. Blake Tiberi didn’t have as many At Bats but was just as effective at 2 for 3 and 4 RBIs.
Moving on Louisville to tomorrow night the Cards will travel to Lexington to play a make-up contest from last week. Righty Kade McClure (6-0, 2.31 ERA) takes the hill vs. UK in a game that will be broadcast on the SEC Network at 6:30 p.m.
#6 Louisville at #9 Kentucky
Wednesday, April 13 | 6:30 p.m. ET | Live Stats
TV: SECN+ (Watch) | Radio: 93.9 The Ville (Listen)
LOU: So. RHP Kade McClure (6-0, 2.31 ERA)
UK: So., LHP Zach Logue (1-0, 4.02 ERA)
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Kentucky, ranked as highly as ninth in the latest Collegiate Baseball newspaper poll, enters the week at 22-9 overall and 8-4 in the SEC after winning two of three against Alabama last weekend. Under eighth year head coach Gary Henderson, the Wildcats were 30-25 last season and fourth in the SEC East with a 14-15 record.
The Cardinals trail 61-38-1 in the all-time series with Kentucky, which dates back to 1925. Louisville is 10-9 against the Wildcats under McDonnell and has won three straight in the series. Last season, Louisville earned a 2-1 walk-off win in 10 innings at Patterson Stadium and won a 5-2 decision in Lexington.
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