The No. 11 Kentucky baseball team is gearing up for a high-stakes series against the unanimous No. 1 LSU in Baton Rouge, starting Thursday night. With a 13-17 all-time record versus top-ranked teams, including a 2-2 performance in 2022, Kentucky aims to claim victory against the formidable LSU squad.
The series will kick off with the first pitch on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET, broadcasted on the SEC Network. The following games on Friday (7:30 p.m.) and Saturday (2 p.m.) will be streamed on SECN+.
Kentucky (27-5, 9-3 Southeastern Conference) managed to secure one win last week at Georgia, as the schedule was interrupted by rain. The team’s Tuesday night game against Louisville was postponed due to the tragic mass shooting event in the city.
UK boasts an impressive record with the second-most RPI top 100 wins in the nation (19), as well as the most top 25 (nine) and top 50 (15) wins. The team’s “chaos on the basepaths” approach has brought them success, stealing 27 bags in SEC play while only allowing two attempts defensively.
As the Kentucky Wildcats prepare to face the top-ranked LSU Tigers, fans eagerly anticipate the showdown between these two talented teams. The upcoming series promises to be an exciting display of athletic prowess and determination in the competitive world of collegiate baseball.