MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL | Bats Ready for Season Opener

04/05/2017 06:24 PM

The Louisville Bats begin their regular season on Thursday night against the Columbus Clippers.

First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. ET inside Louisville Slugger Field.

It will be first of seven straight home games for Louisville.

The Bats held Media Day on Wednesday, when manager Delino DeShields talked about his team’s upcoming season:

The Bats are coming off a year in which they finished just shy of .500 with a 71-73 record.

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 and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. 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.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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