UK BASEBALL | Saying Goodbye To "The Cliff"

05/11/2018 03:50 PM

The No. 17 Kentucky Baseball team (31-17, 11-13 SEC) has an important weekend series ahead- both on and off the field. The Bat Cats will play host to the Mississippi State Bulldogs (27-22, 11-13 SEC). This is the final regular season homestead for UK- and what could be the final games at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky in the stadium’s 50 year history. Kentucky is still in contention to host post-season play, but this is the final regular-season series at... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Pair of Wildcats Named Preseason All-Americans

01/09/2018 12:09 PM

Kentucky baseball players Sean Hjelle and Tristan Pompey have each been recognized as First-Team Preseason All-Americans by College Baseball and Perfect Game, respectively. Pitcher Sean Hjelle was named a First-Team Preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball and a Third-Team Preseason All-American by Perfect Game. Last season, Hjelle was the SEC Pitcher of the Year after going 11-4 with a 3.89 ERA. He struck out 102 batters in the process. Outfielder Tristan Pompey was named a First-Team Preseason All-American by Perfect Game and... Read more 

Nick Mingione receives Kentucky Colonel honor

10/23/2017 06:15 PM

Kentucky baseball coach Nick Mingione was surprised Monday afternoon when he received the honor of being named a Kentucky Colonel. Being named a Kentucky Colonel is the highest title that the Governor of Kentucky can give. Mingione was named the 2017 SEC Coach of the Year and Perfect Game/Rawlings National Coach of the Year. He led Kentucky to its first-ever trip to Super Regionals. Watch Mingione accept the honor here:  Read more 

GALLERY: Kentucky Baseball's Fall World Series

10/23/2017 09:25 AM

Kentucky baseball hosted its annual Fall World Series over the weekend. The black team defeated the blue team to claim the championship. KSTV’s Regina Rickert was on hand to capture the best moments:  Read more 

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 


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