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April 22, 2014

Salow named SEC pitcher of week

LEXINGTON — Kentucky freshman lefty Logan Salow was announced Monday as the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week after the Ashland alumnus threw five shutout innings in two appearances last week, including earning a victory at archrival Louisville.

Salow threw 3 2-3 scoreless innings against the Cardinals to get the decision in relief on Tuesday. He pitched around five hits and struck out three.

"It's the same as it always is," Salow told UKathletics.com about his mindset entering the game. "Just come in, throw strikes and keep the ball low. Make sure we get ground balls and keep getting guys out and keep runs off the board."

That win gave Kentucky a season series sweep of No. 9 Louisville.

Salow threw 1 1-3 perfect innings Saturday night in the Wildcats’ 11-4 win at Texas A&M.

Salow is 2-1 with a 1.42 ERA in 15 games this season. He’s allowed 14 hits in 19 innings, striking out 20 batters and walking six.

The Cats are 26-14 and 9-9 in SEC play and ranked 17th in the nation.

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