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UK's Reed among elite as hitter and pitcher

Kentucky's A.J. Reed has beaten opponents with mammoth home runs. He's also silenced them with a well-placed breaking ball.
The 6-foot-4, 235-pound left-hander is one of the few two-way stars in college baseball this season, hitting .373 with a Southeastern Conference-leading 12 homers. On the mound, he has a 6-1 record and 1.93 ERA as the team's Friday night pitcher.
Reed's coach Gary Henderson said there's one main reason there aren't more two-way stars in the college game: It's really hard to do.
Reed is one of just seven players in NCAA Division I who have hit a home run and earned the win on the mound in the same game this season. Reed and Pepperdine's Aaron Brown are the only ones to do it twice.


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