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July 25, 2017

The KSR Baseball Podcast with Doug Flynn

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Trey Hunstman received the boot.  The KSR baseball writer has been kicked off his own podcast to make way for Doug Flynn.  The former Cincinnati Red joined his longtime friend Keith Madison to tell some stories and… —  Take a look at the Reds’ current roster. —  How the culture of the game has changed…

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July 23, 2017

Former Cat Kyle Cody is on a roll lately

Brett Bibbins 9:00pm July 23, 2017 7/23/17

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Kyle Cody was a really solid pitcher for the Kentucky Wildcats from 2013-2016, ranking 11th in UK history in career strikeouts. Now that Cody is making his way through the Minor League Baseball ranks, he’s showing that he can capitalize on the potential he showed in Lexington. Cody has been taking the mound for the…

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July 17, 2017

Don’t forget to record tonight’s UK Baseball special on the SEC Network

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm July 17, 2017 7/17/17

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If you turn on the SEC Network right now, you can relive the baseball team’s big win over NC State in the Lexington Regional last month, part one of a UK Baseball double header. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the SEC Network will air “Never Been Done Before,” KyWildcatsTV’s original special on the 2017 UK Baseball…

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July 16, 2017

The Reds Report: July 16

Trey Huntsman 7:00pm July 16, 2017 7/16/17 Comments Disabled

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The Reds are limping out of the All-Star break with three straight losses to the Nationals. Despite nearly completing a ten-run comeback on Saturday, the Reds still sit in last place in the NL Central. There were a lot of highlights from a week without nightly baseball. Cozart Makes His First All-Star Appearance In the first…

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July 13, 2017

UK releases schedule for Monday’s SEC Network Takeover

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 13, 2017 7/13/17

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Make some space on the DVR because Kentucky’s taking over the SEC Network on Monday with some of your favorite games from the past year. This morning, UK released the schedule for the takeover, which will begin with Malik Monk’s 47-point performance vs. North Carolina and end with the football team’s epic upset of Louisville. Other…

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July 10, 2017

The KSR Baseball Podcast at the All-Star Break

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After a brief mid-summer sabbatical, Keith Madison and Trey Huntsman return for discussion about action on the diamond during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Break.  They are also joined by former Major Leaguer Austin Kearns.  They discussed… —  The impact of Justin Lewis’ return to Kentucky. —  A few changes on the UK baseball staff. —  An All-SEC…

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July 6, 2017

Lewis returning to Kentucky for junior season on mound

Drew Franklin 9:30am July 6, 2017 7/6/17

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Nick Mingione will have one of his starting pitchers back next season with the return of Justin Lewis, a 2016 freshman All-American and 11th-round MLB draft pick this summer. Lewis turned down an offer from the Tampa Bay Rays for another year on the mound in Lexington. GO CATS!! #BBN #OMAHA pic.twitter.com/7W3xmbTGQK — Justin Lewis…

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June 25, 2017

UK Baseball receives commitment from Two-Way Star

Sam Gormley 5:00pm June 25, 2017 6/25/17

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The run for Nick Mingione and the UK Baseball team is continuing today with the commitment of 2-way player, Jimmy Ramsey. Ramsey is a 6’7 pitcher and first baseman from Tonka Bay, Minnesota. The future Cat was previously committed to Oregon. Ramsey has been clocked on the mound with a fastball topping out at just over…

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June 21, 2017

Kentucky’s Evan White earns his second Gold Glove award

Drew Franklin 2:40pm June 21, 2017 6/21/17

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Evan White has another Gold Glove award to go with his other Gold Glove award. Now a two-time winner, White was named the Rawlings Sports Collegiate Gold Glove First Basemen for the 2017 season. He took in the prize for the first time around this time last year following the 2016 season. White is considered one of…

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June 20, 2017

The KSR Baseball Podcast: E16 Postseason Conversation with Nick Mingione

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  Ten days after the Cats’ season ended in the Louisville Super Regional, Nick Mingione joined coach Keith Madison and Trey Huntsman on the KSR Baseball Podcast to discuss his historic first season at UK.  They touch on a variety of topics, like… —  What was going on during the Regional Championship rain delay. —  How Mingione…

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August 9, 2020

MLB Roundup, Week Three: Fish on Fire

Wynn McDonald 7:30pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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Welcome back, friends and family! I’m pleased to report that as of yet, the 2020 baseball season is in fact still happening. In this week’s edition of the MLB Roundup, we’re covering the miraculous recovery of the fightin’ “minor league” Miami Marlins, an update on the Cardinals’ coronavirus outbreak, and of course another round of “strange but…

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August 7, 2020

Another positive coronavirus test postpones this weekend’s Cardinals-Cubs series

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Major League Baseball could sure use a “Bubble” concept right about now. Earlier on Friday, it was reported that this weekend’s three-game series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs would be postponed after another Cardinals player tested positive for the coronavirus. It was later confirmed by the league. The Cubs’ three-game series with…

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August 3, 2020

Jaren Shelby returning to Kentucky Baseball for 2021 season

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Another key member of the Kentucky Baseball team is coming back for an additional season. This morning, senior outfielder Jaren Shelby announced he will take advantage of the NCAA’s COVID eligibility relief waiver for spring sports student-athletes, joining fellow seniors T.J. Collett and Zeke Lewis in returning to Lexington for a final season. “Lexington is…

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August 2, 2020

Lexington Legends take down Florence Y’alls in opener of “Battle of the Bourbon Trail”

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There were actual live sports played in Lexington on Saturday–with fans, too! In the opening game of the “Battle of the Bourbon Trail” series between the Lexington Legends and Florence Y’alls, it was the hometown Legends who came away with a tightly contested 4-3 victory at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Following the cancellation of the Minor…

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MLB Roundup, Week Two: Enjoy it while you’ve got it

Wynn McDonald 4:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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Well, that escalated quickly. After just one week and a half, the biggest news of the 2020 MLB season is that it may be almost over. But we’ll get to that in a minute. As long as there’s baseball on TV, the MLB Roundup perseveres, and the first full week of action was well worth…

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Former Wildcat Chris Rusin called up by the Braves

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A former Wildcat has found his new home in the big leagues. Chris Rusin, a Bat Cat from the 2006-09 teams, had his contract selected by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. The left-handed pitcher isn’t a total stranger to the Braves – he signed a minor league deal with the team back in January. When…

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August 1, 2020

MLB threatens to cancel season if sport doesn’t do better job managing coronavirus

Jack Pilgrim 1:30pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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After just over one week of games, Major League Baseball is on the cusp of cancellation. According to a report by ESPN, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark on Friday that if the sport can’t contain the outbreaks popping up throughout the league, it could shut down for the…

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July 31, 2020

Another MLB game postponed due to positive COVID tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:23am July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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Here we go again. According to Jon Heyman, members of the St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to the postponement of today’s game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals are currently isolating in their hotel rooms in Milwaukee. These are the first positive tests in the MLB outside of the East…

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July 28, 2020

TJ Collett will continue to hit bombs for UK Baseball

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Kentucky’s star first baseman, TJ Collett, will return to college baseball for another run with the Cats in 2021. Collett graduated back in May but will take advantage of the NCAA’s eligibility relief for spring athletes who missed their senior seasons due to the stupid coronavirus. Collett had this to say in a statement through…

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July 27, 2020

Marlins vs. Orioles game canceled after COVID outbreak

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30am July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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Just when we were getting comfortable with the possibility of sports returning, the coronavirus says, “Not so fast.” According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Miami Marlins’ home opener vs. the Baltimore Orioles tonight has been canceled after an outbreak of cases over the weekend. Eight more players and two coaches with the Marlins tested positive…

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