Baseball

GALLERY: UK Baseball and Softball host "No Limits Sports Camp"

09/18/2017 10:37 AM

The University of Kentucky baseball and softball teams spent their Saturday afternoon hanging out with kids from the Shriners Hospital. They helped them with their baseball and softball skills as part of the “No Limits Sports Camp.” KSTV’s Regina Rickert was on hand for the special day. Check out her photo gallery here:  Read more 

Kentucky Baseball brings in top 10 recruiting class

09/12/2017 11:31 AM

Kentucky baseball’s 2017 recruiting class finished ranked ninth in the country by Baseball America, it was announced on Tuesay. This is the second-highest ranking for the program by Baseball America. Last season was one of the most successful seasons in Kentucky baseball history. Under first year head coach Nick Mingione, the Wildcats made it to their first-ever Super Regional. This is Mingione’s first full recruiting class. ‚ÄúThis is a banner class for our program moving forward and very much needed... Read more 

Nick Mingione signs contract extension through 2022

09/08/2017 01:48 PM

Kentucky baseball head coach Nick Mingione has signed a contract extension that will keep him in Lexington through the end of the 2022 season, Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced on Friday. “The progress our program has made in one year under Nick’s leadership is outstanding,” Barnhart said in a UK Athletics press release. “We are committed to making Kentucky baseball a consistent winner both in the Southeastern Conference and on a national level and he is the coach to make... Read more 

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 

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