Updates, Score, Game Notes: No. 1 Tennessee vs. Kentucky Game Two – Sports Illustrated

Top-ranked Tennessee baseball will face off against the Kentucky Wildcats for game two of the weekend series in Lexington at Kentucky Proud Park. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. ET, and SECN+ has the stream. 
It's a special night in Lexington on Friday, as the Vols are debuting their black uniforms. The alternate uniforms are joined with a throwback 'UT' hat. 
Tennessee lost game one against the Wildcats 3-2 in 13 innings. The Vols threw six arms and recorded only one hit in their final 42 plate appearances. 
Below is Tennessee's starting lineup for game two. 
Pitching matchup: Vols RHP Blade Tidwell (1-0, 1.93 ERA, 1.07 WHIP) vs. UK RHP Austin Strickland (2-2, 7.53 ERA, 1.71 WHIP)
Lineup notes: 
-Lipcius moves in the two hole and Ortega goes down to six for a change of pace from Thursday when the bats went cold. 
-Christian Moore starts at DH as the rotation continues. Seth starts in LF for the second straight night. 
-Blade Tidwell is starting on the mound, and Chase Dollander is likely to serve in extended relief with a potential change-of-pace option in between the two, as Dollander may be taking on the role Camden Sewell has held the past couple of weeks. 
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The section below will be continuously updated with updates and the score of Tennessee-Kentucky round two. 
**There is a lightning delay in Lexington. First pitch is set for 8:15 p.m. ET in Kentucky Proud Park if there are no more delays.**
LIVE UPDATES
1st Inning: 
T1
-Vols go down in order to kick things off in Lexington. 
B1
-Estep singles to left field, but Stephenson makes a great throw to second base to get him out. 
-Harris strikes out swinging for Tidwell's first K of the night. 
-Plastiak grounds into Tidwell. Out at first. 
Score: Vols 0, Wildcats 0
2nd Inning: 
T2
-Drew Gilbert singles up the middle. 
-Trey Lipscomb strikes out swinging. 
-Jorel Ortega strikes out swinging. 
-Christian Moore lines out to CF. What a catch from Kentucky's CF John Thrasher. 
B2
-Oraj Anu strikes out swinging. Tidwell looks great on the mound.
-Ryan Ritter solo homers to left center. 
-Hunter Jump pops up to SS. 
-Adam Fogel strikes out swinging. 
Score: Vols 0, Wildcats 1
3rd Inning: 
T3
-Evan Russell strikes out swinging to continue his frustrating weekend. 
-Cortland Lawson is walked. 
-Seth Stephenson flies out to RF. 
-Luc Lipcius strikes out swinging. 
B3
-John Thrasher singles through the left side. 
-Thrasher steals second. 
-Rubalcaba RBI doubles down the RF line to score Thrasher. Cats up 2-0. 
-Estep grounds out to 2B. Rubalcaba advances to third with one out. 
-Harris sac flies out to RF to score Rubalcaba. Wildcats up 3-0 with two outs in the third. 
-Plastiak strikes out swinging. 
Score: Vols 0, Wildcats 3
4th Inning: 
T4
-Jordan Beck draws a leadoff walk. 
-Drew Gilbert flies out to LF. Right at the warning track. 
-Trey Lipscomb RBI doubles to left center to score Beck. 
-Jorel Ortega RBI doubles to right field. Tennessee finding their mojo at the plate. 
**Kentucky pitching change: UK Jr. RHP Zack Lee (1-1, 6.00 ERA) on to pitch for Austin Strickland.**
-Moore singles to 3B. Ortega advances to third. 
-Evan Russell strikes out swinging. 
-Cortland Lawson flies out to CF to strand the pair of baserunners. 
B4
**Chase Dollander on to pitch for Blade Tidwell**
-Anu strikes out swinging. 
-Ritter grounds out to SS on the first pitch. Great stop by Lawson and good throw. 
-Jump strikes out swinging. 
Score: Vols 2, Wildcats 3
5th Inning: 
T5
-Stephenson grounds out to SS. 
-Luc Lipcius pops up to SS. 
-Jordan Beck strikes out looking. 
B5
-Folger grounds out to SS. 
-Thrasher reaches on catcher's interference, caught stealing at second. 
-Rubalcaba strikes out swinging. 
Score: Vols 2, Wildcats 3
6th Inning: 
T6
-Drew Gilbert out at 1B to p.
-Trey Lipscomb grounds out to 3B. 
-Jorel Ortega flies out to shallow left. 
B6
-Chase Estep flies out to LF. 
-Daniel Harris reaches first on a throwing error from Jorel Ortega. 
-Plastiak grounds out to 1B. Harris reaches second. 
-Oraj Anu RBI doubles to deep CF to score Harris. Wildcats now lead 4-2. 
-Ryan Ritter lines out to RF. 
Score: Vols 2, Wildcats 4
7th Inning: 
T7
-Christian Moore flies out to the warning track in right field. 
-Evan Russell works a one-out walk. 
-Cortland Lawson grounds out to 2B. Russell advances to second. 
-Seth Stephenson HBP. 
**Daniel Harper to pitch for Zack Lee**
-Luc Lipcius grounds out to end the inning. 
B7
-Hunter Jump strikes out swinging on an 0-2 count. 
-Adam Fogel doubles to right center. 
-Thrasher strikes out swinging. 
-Fogel steals third. 
-Rubalcaba grounds out to 3B. 
Score: Vols 2, Wildcats 4
8th Inning: 
T8
-Jordan Beck strikes out swinging. 
Umpires call for a delay due to heavy rain in Lexington. Two Kentucky bats went flying due to poor grips in the seventh inning. It's clear the two sides are having a really, really difficult time playing in the conditions. 
UPDATE: 
This update thread will resume when Game two resumes on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET. The seven-inning series finale will have its own separate update thread. 
**GAME BACK ON**
**Kentucky RHP Sean Harney on to pitch**
-Drew Gilbert grounds out to 2B. 
-Trey Lipscomb flies out to RF. 
B8
**Kirby Connell to pitch for Dollander**
-Chase Estep singles to left field.
-Daniel Harris bunts for a single. Estep to second. 
-Jacob Plastiak grounds out to 1B and moves the runners into scoring position. 
-Oraj Anu RBI grounds out to SS. Cortland Lawson mishandled the grounder to prevent him from making the throw home. Kentucky extends their lead. 
-Harris steals third. 
-Ritter bunts to p who tags Harris for the final out. 
Score: Vols 2, Wildcats 5
9th Inning: 
T9
-Jorel Ortega grounds out to SS. 
-Christian Moore strikes out swinging. 
-Evan Russell singles to left center. 
-Cortland Lawson grounds out to 2B. 
FINAL: Tennessee 2, Kentucky 5
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