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Louisville and Kentucky baseball set for round two in Lexington

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The Louisville baseball team will shoot for its seventh consecutive win over in-state rival Kentucky tonight at 7. The Cardinals defeated the Wildcats 5-2 at Jim Patterson Stadium back on April 14.

Here's your need to know info for round two:

No. 2 Louisville (31-4, 15-3) At No. 10 Kentucky (25-12, 10-5)

Game Time: 7 p.m.Location: Lexington, Ky.

Cliff Hagan Stadium

TV: SEC Network

Starting Pitchers:

Louisville: Sr. RHP Shane Hummel (4-0, 2.03 ERA)
Kentucky: Fr. LHP Zack Thompson (3-2, 4.46 ERA)


--Louisville has won 13 straight games against in-state foes, including six straight versus UK.

--With Saturday's win at Georgia Tech, the 2017 Louisville squad achieved the best record through 35 games in program history (31-4) surpassing the 2010 team, which had 29-6 record through the same number of games.

--As a team, Louisville ranks second in the nation in ERA, second in shutouts, fifth in hits allowed per 9 IP, sixth in WHIP, 11th in strikeouts per 9 IP, 19th in on-base percentage, 21st in stolen bases and 23rd in scoring.

You can see U of L's full preview of tonight's game here.