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June 14, 2020

A walk down memory lane with Brandon Webb

Ty Schadt 8:00pm June 14, 2020 6/14/20 Comments Disabled

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Photo via Kentucky Athletics When I was a child, I was a much bigger baseball fan than I am nowadays. Players from 2005 to 2009 are etched into my memory, and I’m able to recall names, positions and teams from those days much quicker than I am for those today. Perhaps my interest was magnified…

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UK pitcher Carson Coleman signs free agent deal with New York Yankees

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm June 14, 2020 6/14/20 Comments Disabled

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A Lexington baseball product is going to have his shot at making it to the Big Apple. Kentucky Wildcats right-handed pitcher, Carson Coleman, has reportedly agreed to a free-agent deal with the New York Yankees. UK’s official Baseball account tweeted the announcement Sunday morning. Congrats to @Carson_Coleman on agreeing to a deal with the @Yankees!…

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June 12, 2020

MLB is blowing a perfect opportunity to gain new (and old) fans

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm June 12, 2020 6/12/20

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Baseball is near the very bottom on my list of sports I take pleasure in watching, but I definitely would have given it a chance during a nationwide quarantine. Unfortunately, Major League Baseball didn’t seem to understand – or care – about the opportunity it missed out when they initially lowballed players with steep salary…

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June 9, 2020

UK baseball’s T.J. Collett looks to change lives of cancer-stricken children

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm June 9, 2020 6/9/20 Comments Disabled

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While Kentucky baseball star T.J. Collett gears up for the Major League Baseball draft this week, UK Athletics is highlighting the first baseman’s biggest off-field passion: helping children fighting cancer. Collett, a two-time member of the SEC Community Service team, is heavily involved with Never Ever Give Up/Jessie Rees Foundation, whose mission is to connect with families of…

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June 8, 2020

LOOK: The new Florence Y’alls uniforms are awesome

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm June 8, 2020 6/8/20

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In January, Florence’s minor league baseball team announced it was changing its name from the Florence Freedom to the Florence Y’alls in honor of the town’s iconic water tower. Today, the Y’alls unveiled their new uniforms, and they may be even better than the name itself. Check out the threads, which are available to purchase…

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June 4, 2020

UK Baseball’s John Rhodes named National co-Freshman of the Year

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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The Kentucky baseball season may have been cut short this spring, but one prominent news outlet saw just enough to know the Wildcats have one of the top young talents in the nation. This week, College Baseball News named Kentucky freshman infielder/outfielder John Rhodes a national co-Freshman of the Year, making him the first UK…

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June 1, 2020

MLB intends to propose shortened season, potential return in July

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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Major League Baseball may return in the coming months, but it’s expected to look quite a bit different. According to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Passan this afternoon, the league is set to propose a shortened season, with the possibility of a 50-game schedule being on the table. “Major League Baseball intends to propose a…

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May 12, 2020

Former UK Baseball coach Jordan “Tuffy” Horne passes away

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm May 12, 2020 5/12/20

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The University of Kentucky baseball family lost a great one yesterday. Jordan “Tuffy” Horne, a four-year letterman at UK (1963-65) and the head baseball coach from 1973-78, passed away due to complications associated with Alzheimer’s. During his six-year tenure as coach, Horne led Kentucky to a 127-126-1 record. According to his stepson Joseph Weiner, he…

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May 11, 2020

Major League Baseball Proposing Fourth of July Return Without Fans

Nick Roush 3:30pm May 11, 2020 5/11/20

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Hot Dogs. Fireworks. Baseball. America. All four may unite in time for our nation to celebrate its 244th Independence Day. Ken Rosenthal reports Major League Baseball owners have approved a plan that will begin the 2020 season. The plan will be submitted to the players’ union tomorrow. If approved, the Associated Press reports the delayed…

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May 9, 2020

Kentucky baseball virtually celebrates Senior Day with graduating Wildcats

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm May 9, 2020 5/9/20

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Kentucky should be playing baseball on this beautiful Saturday afternoon. Instead, the season was cut short by the coronavirus. Unfortunately, six seniors could not experience Senior Day at Kentucky Proud Park. UK still found a way to honor them virtually. Enjoy this salute to T.J. Collett, Jaren Shelby, Isaiah Lewis, Elliot Curtis, Tanner Holen and…

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July 6, 2020

Major League Baseball Unveils 60-Game Schedule

Nick Roush 7:15pm July 6, 2020 7/6/20

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Major League Baseball is (almost) back. The shortened 2020 season is now one step closer to becoming a reality. Monday night the MLB unveiled the 60-game schedule for all 30 teams just two weeks before the first pitch is thrown out at Nationals Park, home of the defending World Series Champs. The Washington Nationals will…

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June 30, 2020

Minor League Baseball officially cancels 2020 season

Maggie Davis 5:11pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20 Comments Disabled

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There will not be minor league baseball in 2020. Reports of the shelved season have been ongoing throughout day on Tuesday, but the league made things official during a 5 p.m. press conference and subsequent press release. In Kentucky, the news means the Lexington Legends, the Louisville Bats and the Bowling Green Hot Rods are…

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Baseball returns TONIGHT at Whitaker Bank Ballpark

Jack Pilgrim 4:15pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

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Looking for something to do this evening? Better yet, in need of sports to watch? Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Ballpark has you covered. This evening, the first College Commonwealth Baseball Club game will take place starting at 5:30 p.m., with ticket prices set at $5. “We are extremely excited and ready for baseball to be back,”…

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June 29, 2020

Ten former Kentucky baseball players selected to MLB player pools

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 29, 2020 6/29/20 Comments Disabled

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When the MLB starts back up next month, ten former Kentucky baseball players will be eligible to participate. Major League Baseball announced its 60-man team summer player pools today, where ten former Wildcats made the cut, including three players who could make their big league debut. Established major leaguers Trevor Gott, Luke Maile, James Paxton,…

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June 28, 2020

Several former Bat Cats make MLB training camp rosters

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Major League Baseball is (almost) back and summer training camp rosters were announced throughout Sunday. Several former Kentucky Baseball players made the 60-man rosters for their respective franchises, headlined by Evan White, who was added to the Seattle Mariners and could possibly make his MLB debut this summer. Joining White across the league, so far,…

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The “Long Gone Summer:” Where Did it Go?

Wynn McDonald 1:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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There are three key facts you should know about me: I’m 21 years old, I love sports, and I really, really love baseball. In fact, I think it’s the greatest sport ever invented. Not many people still think that, and very few of them are my age. But it’s true. I love baseball like a…

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June 25, 2020

Kentucky baseball senior Zeke Lewis will return for 2021 season

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky baseball program has its first player taking advantage of the NCAA’s ruling on eligibility relief for spring sports student-athletes. This afternoon, UK senior infielder Zeke Lewis announced he will be returning for the 2021 season. “I can’t express how grateful I am to have worn Kentucky across my chest during my collegiate career,”…

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June 23, 2020

MLBPA agrees to 60-game season; Opening Day set for July 24

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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Well, it finally happened. Baseball is coming back–for now, at least. As first reported by CBS Sports’ Jim Bowden, the Major League Baseball Players Association has agreed to terms with the MLB on a 60-game season for 2020 with Opening Day slated for July 24. #MLBPA has informed #MLB players will report on July 1st for…

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June 22, 2020

MLBPA rejects latest MLB proposal, commissioner expected to implement 60-game season

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 22, 2020 6/22/20

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The MLB hit yet another barricade this afternoon in its pursuit of a return-to-play schedule, and now, league commissioner Rob Manfred is expected to implement a season at the length of his choosing. Today, the Major League Baseball Players Association executive board rejected the league’s 60-game offer with expanded playoffs by a final vote of…

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June 15, 2020

Ben Jordan is no longer with the Kentucky basketball team, will only play baseball

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 15, 2020 6/15/20

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Ben Jordan is no longer a part of the Kentucky basketball program and will return to baseball exclusively next season. According to a report by 247Sports – and confirmed by UK Athletics – Jordan has decided to return to baseball on a full-time basis after one season on the basketball roster. After joining the basketball…

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