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Louisville Baseball Postgame Notes


March 14, 2012

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  • After the two-game split this week, the Cardinals trail 5-4 in the all-time series with the Rebels.

  • Louisville has an 8-3 record this season at Jim Patterson Stadium and is 163-64 (.718) all-time in the ballpark, which opened in April 2005.

  • With his first inning single on Wednesday, junior second baseman Nick Ratajczak extended his career-best hitting streak to eight games.

  • Ratajczak has reached base safely in all 17 Louisville baseball games this season.

  • Senior Stewart Ijames finished with three RBI on Wednesday, his third three-RBI game of the season.

  • Sophomore Cole Sturgeon had two hits on Wednesday for his sixth multi-hit game of the season, which is tied for second most on the team.

  • Sophomore Adam Engel had two stolen bases on Wednesday and is now 13-of-14 on stolen base attempts this season.

  • Overall, the Cardinals are 35-for-41 on stolen bases, while their opponents are just 13-for-19.

  • Freshman outfielder Mike White played in each of the Cards' two games with the Rebels to become the 12th first-year Louisville player to see game action this season.

  • The Cardinals drew their largest two crowds (1,883 on Tuesday, 2,011 on Wednesday) of the season for the two-game set with the Rebels.

  • The Cardinals used six pitchers in each of the two games against Ole Miss, matching a season-high.

  • The three home runs for the Rebels on Wednesday were the most allowed by Louisville this season.

  • The 18 runs for Ole Miss were the most surrendered by Louisville since a 19-15 loss at St. John's on May 10, 2009.

  • The 18 runs and 22 hits for the Rebels were the most ever for an opponent at Jim Patterson Stadium.


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