LOUISVILLE BATS | Bats Introduce Pat Kelly as New Manager

02/06/2018 05:36 PM

The Louisville Bats introduced new manager Pat Kelly on Tuesday afternoon.

Kelly replaces Delino DeShields, who led the Bats from 2015-2017, compiling a record of 191-239 (.444).

Kelly comes to Louisville after spending the past three seasons as manager of the Reds’ Double-A affiliate Pensacola Blue Wahoos. While there, he led the Wahoos to a 218-200 (.522) overall record.

The Bats begin their 2018 season on Friday, April 6 at home against the Toledo Mud Hens.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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