Alabama Crimson Tide vs Kentucky (Mar 14, 2008)

Box Score

                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL

                      Alabama Crimson Tide at #4 Kentucky

           Mar 14, 2008 at Lexington, Kentucky (Cliff Hagan Stadium)



Alabama Crimson Tide 5 (9-6,0-1 SEC)



Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB

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Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  1  2  1   0  1  0  1   4

Ross Wilson 2b...........  5  0  0  0   0  1  1  1   1

Alex Avila dh............  4  1  1  2   0  2  0  0   0

Brandon May lf...........  5  2  4  1   0  1  5  0   0

Matt Bentley 1b..........  5  0  1  1   0  1  5  0   1

Kent Matthes rf..........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   3

Jake Smith 3b............  4  0  1  0   0  1  1  1   0

Mike Sharp c.............  3  0  2  0   1  1 10  2   0

Alex Kubal cf............  3  1  0  0   0  1  2  0   0

Austin Hyatt p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0

 Miers Quigley p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0

 Casey Kebodeaux p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0

Totals................... 37  5 11  5   1  9 24  6   9



Kentucky 7 (16-0,1-0 SEC)



Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB

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Keenan Wiley lf..........  3  2  0  0   1  0  1  0   0

Collin Cowgill cf........  4  1  3  3   1  0  3  0   0

Brian Spear 1b...........  2  0  0  0   3  0  7  1   1

Sawyer Carroll rf........  4  0  0  0   1  1  1  0   3

Chris McClendon 3b.......  2  1  1  0   1  1  1  2   0

Ryan Wilkes 2b...........  3  2  2  1   1  1  1  2   0

Tyler Howe c.............  2  1  1  0   1  1  4  0   1

 Marcus Nidiffer ph/c....  1  0  0  0   0  1  5  0   0

Chris Wade ss............  3  0  0  1   0  1  2  2   2

Bryan Rose dh............  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   1

 Spencer Korus ph/dh.....  3  0  0  0   0  3  0  0   0

Chris Rusin p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  1   0

 Brock Baber p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0

 James Paxton p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0

Totals................... 28  7  7  5   9 10 27  8   9



Score by Innings                    R  H  E

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Alabama Crimson Tide 201 011 000 -  5 11  1

Kentucky............ 011 401 00X -  7  7  1

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E - Quigley(1); R. Wilkes(1). LOB - Alabama 9; Kentucky 9. 2B - Bentley(5);

Sharp(1); C. Cowgill 2(7). HR - Avila(6); May(2); C. Cowgill(4); R.

Wilkes(1). HBP - Avila; Matthes; K. Wiley. SH - Kubal(3); C. McClendon(4).

SF - C. Wade(3). SB - C. Cowgill(11); R. Wilkes(1). CS - C. Cowgill(1).



Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP

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Austin Hyatt........  3.2  6  6  6  3  4 16 20  87

Miers Quigley.......  2.2  1  1  1  4  3  7 13  58

Casey Kebodeaux.....  1.2  0  0  0  2  3  5  7  34



Kentucky               IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP

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Chris Rusin.........  5.0  7  4  4  1  3 21 24  88

Brock Baber.........  1.1  3  1  0  0  1  7  7  17

James Paxton........  2.2  1  0  0  0  5  9 10  36



Win - C. Rusin (3-0).  Loss - Hyatt (2-1).  Save - J. Paxton (1).

WP - Hyatt 3(4); C. Rusin(1). HBP - by C. Rusin (Matthes); by Quigley (K.

Wiley); by J. Paxton (Avila). Inherited runners/scored: Quigley 1/0; Kebodeaux

2/0; J. Paxton 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Hyatt 87/49; Quigley 58/32; Kebodeaux

34/18; C. Rusin 88/58; B. Baber 17/12; J. Paxton 36/29.

Umpires - HP: Jack COX (cc)  1B: Donald GILMORE  3B: Fred CANNON

Start: 6:43 PM   Time: 3:23   Attendance: 1681

Game notes:

2008 SEC Opener ... The start of the game was delayed three times for a

total of 2 hours and 43 minutes due to rain ... May tied career-high with

four hits ... Avila four home runs in last three games ...

WEATHER: Cloudy, Light Rain, 48 (Feels Like: 43); WIND: NNW 12 mph

Game: BAMA15



Composite Box Score

                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL

                   Alabama Crimson Tide at #4 Kentucky - Composite Box Score

                   Mar 14, 2008 at Lexington, Kentucky (Cliff Hagan Stadium)



                      Alabama Crimson Tide 5 (9-6,0-1 SEC)



Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E

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Rutledge ss        5  1  2  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  1  0

Wilson 2b          5  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  1  0

Avila dh           4  1  1  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  1  0  0  2   0  0   0   0  0  0

May lf             5  2  4  1   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   5  0  0

Bentley 1b         5  0  1  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   5  0  0

Matthes rf         3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0

J. Smith 3b        4  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   1  1  0

Sharp c            3  0  2  0   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0  10  2  0

Kubal cf           3  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  1   0  0   0   2  0  0

Hyatt p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0

Quigley p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  1

Kebodeaux p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0

Totals......      37  5 11  5   2  0  2  1   0  0  2  1  0  9   0  2   0  24  6  1



                           Kentucky 7 (16-0,1-0 SEC)



Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E

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K. Wiley lf        3  2  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0

C. Cowgill cf      4  1  3  3   2  0  1  1   1  1  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  0  0

B. Spear 1b        2  0  0  0   0  0  0  3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   7  1  0

S. Carroll rf      4  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   1  0  0

C. McClendon 3b    2  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  1  0  1   0  1   0   1  2  0

R. Wilkes 2b       3  2  2  1   0  0  1  1   1  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  2  1

T. Howe c          2  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   4  0  0

M. Nidiffer ph/c   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   5  0  0

C. Wade ss         3  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   2  2  0

B. Rose dh         1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0

S. Korus ph/dh     3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  3   0  1   0   0  0  0

C. Rusin p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  1  0

B. Baber p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0

J. Paxton p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0

Totals......      28  7  7  5   2  0  2  9   2  1  1  1  1 10   0  5   0  27  8  1



Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP

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Hyatt  L,2-1          3.2  6  6  6  3  4   3  0  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  2  16 20   5  2  87

Quigley               2.2  1  1  1  4  3   0  1  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0   7 13   2  2  58

Kebodeaux             1.2  0  0  0  2  3   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   5  7   1  1  34



Kentucky               IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP

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C. Rusin  W,3-0       5.0  7  4  4  1  3   1  1  0  0   1  0  0   2  0  2  21 24   4  8  88

B. Baber              1.1  3  1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   7  7   1  2  17

J. Paxton  S,1        2.2  1  0  0  0  5   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   9 10   3  0  36



Umpires - HP: Jack COX (cc)  1B: Donald GILMORE  3B: Fred CANNON

Start: 6:43 PM   Time: 3:23   Attendance: 1681



Game notes:

2008 SEC Opener ... The start of the game was delayed three times for a

total of 2 hours and 43 minutes due to rain ... May tied career-high with

four hits ... Avila four home runs in last three games ...

WEATHER: Cloudy, Light Rain, 48 (Feels Like: 43); WIND: NNW 12 mph

Game: BAMA15



Play-by-Play

                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL

               Alabama Crimson Tide at #4 Kentucky - Play-by-Play

           Mar 14, 2008 at Lexington, Kentucky (Cliff Hagan Stadium)





Score by Innings                    R  H  E

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Alabama Crimson Tide 201 011 000 -  5 11  1

Kentucky............ 011 401 00X -  7  7  1

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Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 16/dh Avila; 6/lf

May; 25/1b Bentley; 22/rf Matthes; 14/3b J. Smith; 18/c Sharp; 5/cf Kubal; 36/p

Hyatt;

Kentucky starters: 46/lf K. Wiley; 4/cf C. Cowgill; 30/1b B. Spear; 19/rf S.

Carroll; 5/3b C. McClendon; 17/2b R. Wilkes; 8/c T. Howe; 7/ss C. Wade; 13/dh

B. Rose; 10/p C. Rusin;



Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Rutledge singled through the left side (1-0

B). Wilson popped up to rf to right center (1-1 KB). Avila homered to left

center, 2 RBI (2-1 BSB); Rutledge scored. May singled to center field (0-1 K).

Bentley out at first 1b to p (1-1 BS); May advanced to second. Matthes grounded

out to ss (0-2 FK). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Kentucky 1st - K. Wiley fouled out to lf down the lf line (1-0 B). C.

Cowgill flied out to cf (0-1 K). B. Spear walked (3-1 BBBKB). S. Carroll

grounded out to 2b (1-1 BK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - J. Smith grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0).

Sharp walked (3-0 BBBB). Kubal grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Sharp

advanced to second. Sharp advanced to third on a wild pitch. Rutledge grounded

out to 2b (2-2 BBSSF). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Kentucky 2nd - C. McClendon struck out looking (2-2 BKBFK). R. Wilkes

homered to center field, RBI (3-1 BBKB). T. Howe singled to right field (2-2

KBFB). C. Wade struck out swinging (2-2 KBKBS). B. Rose struck out swinging

(1-2 SSBS). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - Wilson grounded out to ss (1-0 B). Avila

struck out swinging (2-2 BBKSS). May homered to right field, RBI (0-2 KF).

Bentley struck out swinging (0-2 KSS). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.



Kentucky 3rd - K. Wiley grounded out to 3b, bunt (2-2 BBFK). C. Cowgill

homered to left center, RBI (0-0). B. Spear flied out to cf (3-2 KFBFBB). S.

Carroll popped up to lf to left center (1-2 BKK). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0

LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Matthes hit by pitch (2-2 BSFFBFFF). J. Smith

grounded out to 2b (3-1 BBBK); Matthes advanced to second. Sharp doubled to

right field (1-2 SSB); Matthes advanced to third. Kubal reached on a fielder's

choice (0-2 SF); Sharp no advance; Matthes out at home p unassisted. Rutledge

flied out to cf (3-2 BBBKS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.



Kentucky 4th - C. McClendon singled to center field (3-2 BKBSB). R.

Wilkes singled through the right side (3-1 BBFB); C. McClendon advanced to

third. R. Wilkes stole second. T. Howe walked (3-2 SBBBSB). C. Wade flied out

to lf, SF, RBI (1-1 BK); C. McClendon scored. S. Korus pinch hit for B. Rose.

T. Howe advanced to second on a wild pitch; R. Wilkes advanced to third on a

wild pitch. S. Korus struck out swinging (0-2 SKS). T. Howe advanced to third

on a wild pitch; R. Wilkes scored on a wild pitch. K. Wiley walked (3-2

FBKBBB). K. Wiley advanced to second on a wild pitch; T. Howe scored on a wild

pitch. C. Cowgill doubled down the rf line, RBI (1-0 B); K. Wiley scored.

Quigley to p for Hyatt. B. Spear walked (3-1 BBBKB). C. Cowgill out at third c

to 3b, caught stealing. 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Wilson flied out to lf (2-0 BB). Avila struck

out swinging (3-2 KBBBKS). May singled to center field (1-2 KKFB). Bentley

doubled to center field, RBI (0-0); May scored. Matthes flied out to cf to

right center (1-1 KB). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Kentucky 5th - S. Carroll walked (3-2 BBKBKFB). S. Carroll advanced to

second on a throwing error by p, failed pickoff attempt. C. McClendon grounded

out to p, SAC, bunt (1-0 B); S. Carroll advanced to third. R. Wilkes struck out

swinging (1-2 KKFBS). T. Howe struck out looking (0-2 KSK). 0 runs, 0 hits,

1 error, 1 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - B. Baber to p for C. Rusin. J. Smith singled

to left field (0-1 K). Sharp struck out swinging (2-2 FBBFS). Kubal reached on

a fielder's choice, advanced to second on a throwing error by 2b (0-1 K); J.

Smith out at second 3b to 2b. Rutledge singled to center field, RBI, advanced

to second (1-0 B); Kubal scored, unearned. Wilson grounded out to 3b (0-1 F).

1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.



Kentucky 6th - C. Wade flied out to lf (1-2 BKK). S. Korus to dh. S.

Korus struck out swinging (0-2 KSFS). K. Wiley hit by pitch (1-0 B). C. Cowgill

doubled to center field, RBI, advanced to third (0-0); K. Wiley scored. B.

Spear grounded out to ss (3-2 FFBBB). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - Avila flied out to cf (2-0 BB). May singled

to right field (0-0). J. Paxton to p for B. Baber. Bentley fouled out to 3b

(0-0). Matthes popped up to ss (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Kentucky 7th - S. Carroll flied out to lf (0-2 KS). C. McClendon walked

(3-0 BBBB). R. Wilkes walked (3-1 BKBBB); C. McClendon advanced to second. M.

Nidiffer pinch hit for T. Howe. Kebodeaux to p for Quigley. M. Nidiffer struck

out looking (1-2 BKSK). C. Wade popped up to 2b (2-1 BBK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0

errors, 2 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - M. Nidiffer to c. J. Smith struck out looking

(2-2 FSBFBFK). Sharp singled to center field (1-1 KB). Kubal struck out

swinging (2-2 FFBFBFK). Rutledge struck out swinging (0-2 KFFS). 0 runs, 1

hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Kentucky 8th - S. Korus struck out looking (2-2 BSSBK). K. Wiley

grounded out to c (1-1 SB). C. Cowgill walked (3-0 BBBB). C. Cowgill stole

second. B. Spear walked (3-2 BBBKSB). S. Carroll struck out looking (2-2

FBKBFFK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.



Alabama Crimson Tide 9th - Wilson struck out swinging (1-2 BKKS). Avila

hit by pitch (0-2 SKF). May struck out looking (0-2 KKK). Bentley popped up to

ss (1-0 B). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Line score



Kentucky 7, Alabama Crimson Tide 5 (Mar 14, 2008 at Lexington, Kentucky)

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Alabama Crimson Tide 201 011 000  -  5 11  1      (9-6, 0-1 SEC)

Kentucky............ 011 401 00X  -  7  7  1      (16-0, 1-0 SEC)

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Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Austin Hyatt; Miers Quigley(4); Casey Kebodeaux(7). Kentucky -

Chris Rusin; Brock Baber(6); James Paxton(7).

Win-Chris Rusin(3-0)  Save-James Paxton(1)  Loss-Austin Hyatt(2-1)  T-3:23  A-1681

HR ALABAMA - Alex Avila (6); Brandon May (2).

HR UK - Collin Cowgill (4); Ryan Wilkes (1).

Game notes:

2008 SEC Opener ... The start of the game was delayed three times for a

total of 2 hours and 43 minutes due to rain ... May tied career-high with

four hits ... Avila four home runs in last three games ...

WEATHER: Cloudy, Light Rain, 48 (Feels Like: 43); WIND: NNW 12 mph

Game: BAMA15