Raking Reed

Junior All-American A.J. Reed made UK history for the second time this weekend by hitting his fourth and fifth home runs during the Wildcats' three-game set in the Old Dominion Tournament at Norfolk, Va.

A.J. Reed continues to rake.

Kentucky's junior first baseman and preseason All-American belted two more home runs on Sunday in leading the Wildcats to a 13-0 win over St. John's in the finale of the Old Dominion Tournament at Norfolk, Va.

Reed became the first player in modern-era UK history to hit five home runs over a three-game span. He also had two homers on Friday (both coming in the same inning) and had one long ball on Saturday. The Terre Haute, Ind., native collected 11 RBI over the weekend.

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Ryan Wilkes was the last UK player to hit a home run in each game of a series, accomplishing the feat in a three-game set against Alabama in 2008.

Reed has hit .433 with three doubles, six home runs and 17 RBI to begin the season for Kentucky (5-2). He has an eye-popping slugging percentage of 1.172.

Kyle Barrett, Austin Cousino, Max Kuhn, Ka'ai Tom, Micheal Thomas, Matt Reida and Storm Wilson also recorded hits for UK on Sunday.

The Wildcats got a quality start from Kyle Cody (1-0). He worked six shutout innings, scattering six singles (three of the infield variety) and allowing no walks.

Logan Salow, Spencer Jack and matt snyder worked three innings of scoreless relief for UK.

St. John's (1-5) saw starter Ryan McCormick give up five runs on five hits over five innings of work. He dropped to 0-1 on the season.

Kentucky returns to Lexington for the home opener against Wright State on Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET.

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