baseball http://wfpl.org en Louisville Cardinals Play Kennesaw State in the Baseball Super Regionals. So, Who Is Kennesaw State? http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-play-kennesaw-state-baseball-super-regionals-so-who-kennesaw-state <p><strong>Update:</strong> The Louisville Cardinals <a href="/post/ncaa-baseball-u-l-beats-kennesaw-state-super-regional-0">won Friday's game </a>against Kennesaw State. The teams play the second game in the best-of-three series at 7 p.m. Saturday in Louisville. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Earlier: </strong>This afternoon, the Louisville Cardinals begin a best-of-three series against Kennesaw State in the NCAA baseball Super Regional. The series winner goes on to the College World Series.</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:03:05 +0000 Gail Faustyn 9512 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Play Kennesaw State in the Baseball Super Regionals. So, Who Is Kennesaw State? Here's the Schedule for the Louisville Cardinals' Next Games in the Baseball Super Regional http://wfpl.org/post/heres-schedule-louisville-cardinals-next-games-baseball-super-regional <p>The Louisville Cardinals baseball team resumes its bid for a second-straight College World Series appearance on Friday afternoon.</p><p>The NCAA has the Cardinals playing Kennesaw State at 6:30 p.m. at&nbsp;UofL's Jim Patterson Stadium.&nbsp;</p><p>Louisville and the Kennesaw State Owls will play a best of three series in the Super Regional. They'll play again at 7 p.m. Saturday. The third game, if needed, would be at 6 p.m. Sunday.&nbsp;</p><p>The series winner goes to the College World Series in Omaha.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:32:05 +0000 Joseph Lord 9476 at http://wfpl.org Here's the Schedule for the Louisville Cardinals' Next Games in the Baseball Super Regional Scheduling Concerns Lead Soccer Franchise to Ask Louisville to Adjust Its Plans http://wfpl.org/post/scheduling-concerns-lead-soccer-franchise-ask-louisville-adjust-its-plans <p>Scheduling concerns have led to a snag in the plans to bring a professional soccer team to Louisville.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Bats' schedule would force the USL Pro soccer team to play as many as a third of its matches on weeknights, which may reduce projected attendance by 50 percent, said&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wayne&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Estopinal</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a minority owner of the Orlando City SC who is leading efforts to relocate the franchise to Louisville.</span></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:40:56 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9472 at http://wfpl.org Scheduling Concerns Lead Soccer Franchise to Ask Louisville to Adjust Its Plans Corky Miller Settles Into Role as Teacher, Mentor for Louisville Bats, Cincinnati Reds http://wfpl.org/post/corky-miller-settles-role-teacher-mentor-louisville-bats-cincinnati-reds <p>Tonight &nbsp;in Reno, Nevada, baseball’s top minor league players will compete in the Triple-A All Star Game.&nbsp;&nbsp; Two members of the <a href="http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t416">Louisville Bats</a>, pitcher Greg Reynolds and outfielder Billy Hamilton, are on the International League roster.&nbsp;&nbsp; They’ll take on the all-stars of the Pacific Coast League.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 6139 at http://wfpl.org Corky Miller Settles Into Role as Teacher, Mentor for Louisville Bats, Cincinnati Reds Former Louisville Bat Homer Bailey Throws Second No-Hitter http://wfpl.org/post/former-louisville-bat-homer-bailey-throws-second-no-hitter <p>CINCINNATI — Homer Bailey has thrown his second no-hitter in 10 months and the first in the majors this season, pitching the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.</p><p>Bailey (5-6) became the third Reds pitcher with more than one no-hitter, joining Jim Maloney and Johnny Vander Meer — still the only big leaguer to toss two in a row. Bailey beat the Pirates 1-0 in Pittsburgh last Sept. 28 and got another 17 starts later.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:40:45 +0000 Associated Press 5993 at http://wfpl.org Former Louisville Bat Homer Bailey Throws Second No-Hitter AP Source: Cincinnati to Host 2015 All-Star Game http://wfpl.org/post/ap-source-cincinnati-host-2015-all-star-game <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">CINCINNATI — The Reds will host the 2015 All-Star game at Great American Ball Park, the city's first since 1988, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:36:57 +0000 Associated Press 3542 at http://wfpl.org AP Source: Cincinnati to Host 2015 All-Star Game A Year in the Life of Kentucky's Minor League http://wfpl.org/post/year-life-kentuckys-minor-league <p>A new book about Kentucky’s minor league baseball teams is out. Written by journalist Katya&nbsp;Cengel, &nbsp;“<a href="http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Bluegrass-Baseball,675245.aspx">Bluegrass Baseball</a>” (University of Nebraska Press) is an intimate look inside the 2010 baseball season, starring Kentucky’s minor league teams: the Lexington Legends, the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Florence Freedom and the Louisville Bats. The book documents the highs and lows&nbsp;of the players, groundskeepers, managers and fans of the game’s smaller outfits.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:55:43 +0000 Erin Keane 1471 at http://wfpl.org A Year in the Life of Kentucky's Minor League Louisville Slugger, Little League Baseball Will Pay $14.5 Million in Metal Bat Injury Suit http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-slugger-little-league-baseball-will-pay-145-million-metal-bat-injury-suit Louisville Slugger and Little League Baseball will pay a brain-damaged New Jersey boy $14.5 million to settle a lawsuit over the use of metal bats in youth games. <p> Steven Domalewski was struck in the chest by a line drive that stopped his heart while he was playing in a youth baseball game in 2006. <p> He was pitching in a Police Athletic League game when the batter rocketed a line drive off a metal bat. The ball slammed into his chest, just above his heart, sending him into cardiac arrest. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:35:01 +0000 The Associated Press 1419 at http://wfpl.org