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June 6, 2021

BBMLB: Evan White Injured, Taylor Rogers Dominates

Wynn McDonald 10:00pm June 6, 2021 6/6/21

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With two months of Major League Baseball’s regular season now in the books, it’s time for another check-in with the former Bat ‘Cats making their mark in the pros. In a happier world, we’d be talking about which current Wildcats are making their cases to MLB scouts in the NCAA tournament this week — sadly,…

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May 4, 2021

BBMLB: Ranking the best ex-Cats of April

Wynn McDonald 1:45pm May 4, 2021 5/4/21 Comments Disabled

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Last month, I took the time to catch up with the six former UK baseball stars playing in Major League Baseball, plus a host of others who had a chance to get the call this season. Now that the 2021 MLB season is a month old — and the Bat ‘Cats continue to get it…

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April 4, 2021

BBMLB: A look at Bat Cats in the pros

Wynn McDonald 10:00pm April 4, 2021 4/4/21

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Baseball is back! MLB’s opening weekend is nearly in the books, and if all goes as planned, it should be the start of a full and healthy 162-game season this year. UK Baseball is also off to a strong start at 18-7 this year, including a close win over my Bellarmine Knights last week (not…

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November 8, 2020

Today on KSR: Bye Week Blues

Ty Schadt 10:00am November 8, 2020 11/8/20

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Good morning Cats fans! It’s been a gorgeous weekend in the Bluegrass and it looks like we’re in for a beautiful 70 degree Sunday. There was no ‘Cats game to watch yesterday, but there was plenty of cool sports moments to revisit. Let’s get you set up with the news you need to know to…

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November 3, 2020

Former Bat Cat Evan White named Gold Glove award winner

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm November 3, 2020 11/3/20

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It was a historic rookie season for one former Bat Cat. Seattle Mariners first baseman and one-time Kentucky Wildcat, Evan White, has won his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award. He becomes the first rookie first baseman to win the award since its creation in 1957 and just the 11th rookie ever.  A historic first season…

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July 26, 2020

MLB Roundup: Opening Weekend

Wynn McDonald 4:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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Baseball is back! The first three days of the long-delayed 2020 MLB season are officially in the books, and while the seats remain empty, the first round of box scores have been filled. With most major sports leagues still figuring out its respective plans, the first baseball games on Thursday captured the sports-starved nation’s attention:…

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WATCH: Evan White’s family reacts to his MLB debut

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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Ready for some goosebumps? On Friday evening, former Kentucky Baseball star Evan White made his MLB debut for the Seattle Mariners, recording his first-ever big league hit. Considering the circumstances, his family was not able to physically attend the historic moment in White’s life, but they still found a way to celebrate his accomplishment. A…

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July 25, 2020

WATCH: Former Wildcat Evan White’s First Major League Hit

Nick Roush 3:30pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20 Comments Disabled

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One of the best Bat Cats to ever grace the UK Baseball diamond is now showing off his stuff at the Major League level. The 17th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft, Friday night Evan White finally made his big league debut for the Seattle Mariners. Known as a defensive specialist at first base,…

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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

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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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November 22, 2019

Evan White agrees to six-year, $24 million deal with Seattle Mariners

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm November 22, 2019 11/22/19 Comments Disabled

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Former Kentucky first baseman Evan White has made history. Today, White agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, making him the first Double-A prospect to receive a long-term extension in the history of Major League Baseball. With three club options, the deal can explode to roughly $50 million. Jim Callis of…

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