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June 7, 2017

Louisville Baseball Scouting Report (By Someone Who Hates Louisville and Baseball)

Drew Franklin 11:00pm June 7, 2017 6/7/17

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The University of Louisville will play host to the University of Kentucky in baseball this weekend with a spot in the College World Series on the line. The best-of-three series will be played in front of a sold out crowd on Friday at noon, Saturday at noon, and, if necessary, Sunday at — you guessed…

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Kentucky-Louisville Postseason Matchups Usually End Well for the Cats

Nick Roush 9:30pm June 7, 2017 6/7/17 Comments Disabled

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This weekend the Kentucky baseball team needs two wins over the University of Louisville to advance to the program’s first College World Series. The stakes have never been higher.  The first Super Regional appearance by Kentucky also falls on their rivals’ home field.  It doesn’t get much bigger than that. The baseball team was in familiar…

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Wednesday’s Top 10, brought to you by the Mad Butcher of Panzano

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am June 7, 2017 6/7/17

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In a tiny town in the middle of Tuscany lies one of the most colorful characters in the world: Dario Cecchini, the “Mad Butcher of Panzano.” We visited Dario in his legendary butcher shop, Antica Macelleria Cecchini, while touring the Chianti wine region, and being in his presence for just a few minutes was one…

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June 6, 2017

UK Baseball’s turnaround one of the biggest success stories in school history

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm June 6, 2017 6/6/17

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In the wee hours of the night, something special went down at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Bolstered by a record crowd of 5,005 screaming fans, the UK Baseball team rallied to beat NC State 10-5 to advance to the Super Regional for the first time in school history. That alone is a remarkable achievement, but when…

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UK Baseball Managers Using Sharpies To Change Team’s Bat Brand To Lexington Slugger

Harold Leeder 10:00pm June 6, 2017 6/6/17

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Editor’s Note: The following was written by Harold Leeder, editor-in-chief of The New Circle Circular, Lexington’s #1 source of fake news you can’t count on. The University of Kentucky’s baseball team finished celebrating last night’s win sometime early this morning, but by the afternoon they’d already moved their focus to preparing for the school’s first…

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The KSR Baseball Podcast: Episode 15, Regional Champs Edition

KSR 9:00pm June 6, 2017 6/6/17 Comments Disabled

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After a long night ended with an historic win at Cliff Hagan Stadium, the man who helped build the place, Coach Keith Madison, reflects on the monumental victory with Trey Huntsman and Nick Roush.  The crew discusses the Bat Cats’ Regional Championship victory in detail, previews the Super Regional matchup with Louisville and… —  What Coach…

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Nick Mingione was the happiest person to ever be happy on today’s KSR

Drew Franklin 3:00pm June 6, 2017 6/6/17

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You’ll never hear a happy person than Coach Nick Mingione during his interview with Kentucky Sports Radio radio this morning. Coming off his program’s first Super Regional berth and only a couple hours of sleep, Mingione called in to talk about the win and what lies ahead next weekend. And to be completely honest with you,…

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Big markup on Super Regional tickets on the secondary market

Drew Franklin 12:00pm June 6, 2017 6/6/17

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Tickets to the Kentucky-Louisville series are long gone through the UofL ticket office, but there are plenty of options on the secondary market for those who have saved up their allowance money. A quick glance at StubHub shows it’ll cost you $173.40 for the cheapest seat in the stadium for Game 1, or around $70ish…

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Louisville Super Regional tickets already SOLD OUT

Drew Franklin 10:00am June 6, 2017 6/6/17

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According to the University of Louisville’s ticket office, the upcoming Super Regional between the Cards and Cats has already sold out. That includes all tickets, both chair back and general admission in Jim Patterson Stadium. So if you were hoping to make it to Louisville for one of the games in the best-of-three series, I’m…

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Kentucky Wins First Regional Championship In School History

Trey Huntsman 8:30am June 6, 2017 6/6/17

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Coach Mingione has mentioned all season how badly he wanted to win a regional for this team. With a 10-5 win over NC State on Monday night, Mingione helped deliver that accolade to his team. “I couldn’t control myself. I was crying because I’ve been around these guys for 11 months now. I know how…

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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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