The Kentucky baseball team scored 13 runs over the sixth and seventh innings and rolled to a 16-3 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Friday in the second game of their three-game series at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
The Cats (10-6) have won eight in a row at home. They’ve outscored those opponents 83-14.
Six Cats drove in two runs apiece, including Zach Reks, whose two-run single in the sixth inning gave him nine RBI this week.
After the seven-run sixth inning, UK scored six more in the seventh.
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UK’s Gunnar McNeill, starting at first base in place of the injured Evan White, homered off the scoreboard in left center in the fourth inning to give Kentucky a 3-0 lead.
Miami pulled to within 3-2 in the top of the sixth, but UK starter Zach Logue (3-1) pitched his way out of the jam. Logue allowed five hits and one earned run, walking one and striking out six.
UK has scored 15 or more runs in a game five times this season.
The final game of the series is Sunday at 1 p.m.