PITCHING DOMINATES THIRD SCRIMMAGE OF FALL SEASON
Dwyer, Shepherd, Vorbeck, Jack Turn in Scoreless Outing
LEXINGTON, Ky. -
Scoreless outings from Dylan Dwyer, Chandler Shepherd, Trace Vorbeck,
Zach Strecker and Spencer Jack highlighted the third scrimmage of the
Kentucky baseball fall practice season, on a gorgeous Tuesday afternoon
at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Dwyer, a sophomore southpaw,
worked two shutout innings in a start for the Blue team, allowing just
one base runner on a hit by pitch and striking out one. Jack worked a
scoreless inning with a strikeout and a walk. Right-hander Andrew
Nelson worked 1.2 innings, allowing one hit and two runs – one earned –
walking three and striking out one.
For Black, Shepherd
worked two scoreless innings, dancing around a pair of first-inning,
two-out singles. A native of Louisa, Ky., Shepherd struck out two in
his two innings of work, allowing three base hits. Vorbeck worked a
scoreless third inning, before freshman lefty Logan Salow worked over
one inning, allowing one run on two hits and three walks, striking out
one. Strecker tossed a scoreless top of the sixth inning, with three
Black got on the board in the fourth
inning, as Micheal Thomas and Dorian Hariston drew walks with one out,
advancing a base on a wild pitch. Greg Fettes then hung a sacrifice fly
into centerfield to score Thomas and give Black a 1-0 lead.
the bottom of the fourth inning, Blue rallied with a pair of two-out
walks from Marcus Carson and Zach Arnold, before freshman infielder
Connor Heady smashed a double down the leftfield line to score Carson
with two outs and two strikes.
In the top of the fifth,
Black took a lead, as Tyler Tipton reached on a fielding error by the
pitcher, taking second on Troy Squires sacrifice bunt and moving to
third on a wild pitch. After Austin Cousino was hit by a pitch and
stole second, Max Kuhn delivered an RBI single into leftfield to score
Blue got hits from Heady, Thomas Bernal, Andrew
Bryant and Jacob Russell. Black saw its from Hairston and Kuhn. Cousino
was hit by two pitches and stole a base.