Baseball

Evan White discusses being drafted by the Mariners

06/13/2017 07:30 PM

Evan White became just the fifth Wildcat in program history to be selected in the first round of the MLB Draft when he heard his name called on Monday night. The junior from Gahanna, Ohio was selected 17th overall by the Seattle Mariners. White joined Clayton Abernathy on KSTV to talk about the selection and how Kentucky helped prepare him for this next step in his career.  Read more 

De'Aaron Fox works out with the Lakers on Tuesday

06/13/2017 05:39 PM

De’Aaron Fox worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers today. L.A. owns the second overall pick, and while most draft experts project them to pick former UCLA star Lonzo Ball, Fox is still in the mix. We caught up with Fox following the workout. He discussed how it went, his relationship with the Laker’s management, how he stacks up against other point guards in the class and more. TJ Beisner and Bradley McKee discussed the possibility of Fox getting picked... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Cats' Magical Season Comes to an End

06/10/2017 07:37 PM

The Louisville Cardinals jumped out to another quick lead against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday afternoon and never looked back. The Cards (52-10) beat the Wildcats (43-23) for the second straight day to advance to the College World Series. The final score Saturday was 6-2. The Cards scored the first two runs of the game. The first run was courtesy of a Drew Ellis solo home run in the top of the second inning, giving Louisville a 1-0 lead. The Cardinals scored again three... Read more 

UK falls to UofL 5-2 in Super Regional opener

06/09/2017 05:39 PM

The UK baseball team didn’t get off on the greatest foot in Friday’s Super Regional opener. The Cats fell to Louisville 5-2, leaving them in a must-win situation for the rest of the weekend.  Read more 

Former Cat Dorian Hairston previews the UK-UofL Super Regional

06/08/2017 07:55 PM

There aren’t many people who have a more unique perspective on this weekend’s Super Regional battle between UK and UofL than Dorian Hairston. He was an outfielder at Kentucky until last season and his brother is one of the stars for the Cards this year. He joined KSTV to preview a big weekend of baseball.  Read more 

Previewing the UK-UofL Super Regional

06/08/2017 07:49 PM

The UK baseball team arrived in Louisville Thursday for their Super Regional showdown with UofL. The first game starts Friday at noon. Nick Mingione and the team met with the media earlier today to take a look at the matchup.  Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Super Regional Schedule Revealed

06/06/2017 08:38 AM

The NCAA Baseball Tournament Super Regional schedules were revealed Tuesday morning. The upcoming best-of-three series between UK and UofL will take place this weekend: June 9 – 12 p.m. ET June 10 – 12 p.m. ET June 11 – 12 p.m. ET (IF NECESSARY) All games will be played inside Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium and will be aired on either ESPN or ESPN2. The winner of this weekend’s series will advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Ne. The Wildcats punched their ticket to the Super... Read more 

Kentucky advances to Super Regional with win over NC State

06/06/2017 01:33 AM

For the first time in program history, the Kentucky Wildcats are headed to the Super Regional round of the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats beat NC State 10-5 to secure their date with Louisville this weekend at Jim Patterson Stadium. Similar to last night, Kentucky had to overcome an early 2-0 deficit to come away with the win. Zach Logue got the start for Kentucky, going 3.1 innings, allowing four runs while striking out four. Logan Salow, who recorded the save... Read more 

UK Baseball | Kentucky defeats NC State 8-6 to force game on Monday

06/05/2017 12:40 AM

UK fell behind 2-0 in the second inning but was able to pull even in the third. Marcus Carson homered to right center in the bottom of the fourth inning and the Wildcats were able to secure the lead in the bottom of the fifth when Riley Mahan singled to right field to bring in Kole Cottam to make it 4-3. UK was able to extend the lead in a crazy sixth inning with 2 outs as Tristan Pompey doubled to... Read more 

UK Baseball | Kentucky's season continues with 14-9 win over Indiana

06/04/2017 04:45 PM

With their backs against the wall, the top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats beat the two-seeded Indiana Hoosiers 14-9 to stay alive in the Lexington regional. A six-run sixth inning, highlighted by Riley Mahan’s grand slam, gave Kentucky a comfortable 10-1 lead. Mahan finished the day 4-5 with five RBIs. Kentucky’s offense didn’t let up, scoring three runs in the seventh and four in the eighth to extend the lead to 14-4. The Cats totaled 18 hits on the afternoon, including three home runs... Read more 

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