Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy.
Arkansas vs. Kentucky Game 3: How to watch and listen, pitching matchup, forecast, team comparisons
Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn watches during a game against Illinois-Chicago on Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Fayetteville.
SCHEDULED GAME TIME Sunday, Noon
WHERE Baum-Walker Stadium (11,531) in Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 15-3, 2-0 SEC; Kentucky 14-6, 0-2 SEC
STREAK Arkansas won 10; Kentucky lost 3
COACHES Arkansas: Dave Van Horn — 765-405 in 20th season at Arkansas and 1,085-564 in 28th season overall in Division I; Kentucky: Nick Mingione — 157-109 in sixth season at Kentucky and overall.
SERIES Arkansas leads 46-26
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Kentucky 9-3 on Saturday in Fayetteville.
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the TuneIn app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Blackouts may apply.
TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network-Plus and can be accessed on WatchESPN.com and via the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Brett Dolan (play-by-play) and Troy Eklund (analyst)
PITCHING MATCHUP Arkansas RHP Jaxon Wiggins (2-0, 4.35 ERA in 20 2/3 innings) vs. Kentucky LHP Tyler Bosma (2-0, 3.60 ERA in 15 innings)
FORECAST According to the National Weather Service, Sunday will be sunny with a high of 74 degrees in Fayetteville. Southwest winds could gust up to 25 mph.
ERA: Arkansas 3.06; Kentucky 5.55
Earned Runs Per Game: Arkansas 6.70; Kentucky 8.32
Batting Average: Arkansas .279; Kentucky .319
Opponent Batting Average: Arkansas .208; Kentucky .273
Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .465; Kentucky .507
On-Base Percentage: Arkansas .391; Kentucky .419
Fielding Percentage: Arkansas .987; Kentucky .974
NOTABLE Sunday's game will be Arkansas' last of a 13-game homestand. The Razorbacks have not played away from Baum-Walker Stadium since Feb. 27....Arkansas third baseman Cayden Wallace and Kentucky third baseman Chase Estep were among Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's national players of the week named Monday....Estep, who entered the series 12th nationally with a .471 average, is 1 for 8 in two games against the Razorbacks. His 17-game hit streak came to an end Saturday....Arkansas outfielder Chris Lanzilli has a 12-game hitting streak and leads the Razorbacks with a .381 batting average....The Razorbacks are expected to be without outfielder Jace Bohrofen (shoulder) and right-handed relief pitcher Issac Bracken (groin) during the series....Arkansas has won 18 consecutive regular-season weekend series at home....The Razorbacks have won six consecutive series against Kentucky and have not lost a series to the Wildcats since 2012.
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