UofL BASEBALL | Cards Less Than a Month Away from 2018 Regular Season

01/17/2018 06:26 PM

The Louisville baseball team is less than a month away from beginning its 2018 regular season.

The Cards’ season opener is in Charleston, S.C. on Feb. 16 at 12 p.m. ET against Richmond.

Earlier this week, D1Baseball ranked UofL 15th in the D1Baseball Preseason Top 25. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with head coach Dan McDonnell on Wednesday to get his thoughts on the ranking:

Before the season starts though for the Cards, they are hosting a couple of big events.

On Saturday, Jan. 20 and Sunday, Jan. 21, the program is hosting its annual winter camps for kids in grades 1-12. The camp runs from 9 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET each day and costs $125/player per day, which also includes lunch.

To learn more about the camps, call (502)-852-5791.

Meanwhile, the Cards will host their annual “Louisville Baseball Leadoff Dinner” on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

This year’s event starts at 7 p.m. ET and will have UofL baseball alumni Adam Engel, Chicago White Sox outfielder, and Kyle McGrath, San Diego Padres pitcher, as the featured guests.

To learn more about the Leadoff Dinner, email Ronee Baxter at ronee@gocards.com.

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.

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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