Behind the Jim Ramsey criticism at UofL

Post from: Reassuring to see three of the community’s most influential leaders reaffirm their support for Jim Ramsey as the University of Louisville President in a letter to the Courier-Journal on Monday. Shouldn’t have been necessary in light of what has been accomplished at UofL under his leadership since 2002. The letter was signed by Jim Patterson, founder of Rally...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Patterson for drama, Slugger Field for relaxing

Post from: Baseball is a slow sport, always has been, with long drawn out games. The baseball park is a good place to relax without an interest in the outcome of the game. Like going to a Louisville Bats game, I couldn’t care less about who wins or loses at Slugger Field. Those games are simply an escape from the frantic pace of life. Great food, good people watching. The...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball claims ACC record 25th win

Post from: Another four hours hanging on every pitch, the University of Louisville pitchers making just enough of them to hang on to an 8-5 win over the North Carolina State baseball team. A North Carolina State team, by the way, that is going to create problems for some teams in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament next week. Like Florida State and Clemson, loaded with good hitters...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

McDonnell goes after 400th win against Vanderbilt

Post from: Dan McDonnell just keeps doing what he does best, developing University of Louisville baseball players and winning games. In nine seasons, his teams have won 399 games. A College World Series in his very first season, with back-to-back trips to Omaha the past two seasons. Winning the regular season league title in UofL’s very first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball is ACC Atlantic Division champion

Post from: Assistant AD Mark Jurich presents the ACC Atlantic Division hardware to Louisville Coach Dan McDonnell. The University of Louisville baseball team had a night to think about the crushing loss to Florida State on Friday, deciding that FSU might be human after all, coming out ready to play on Saturday. With Brendan McKay throwing no-hit baseball for six and a third innings...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Greg Brohm Joins In, Mother Day Moments & Bill Simmons Leaves ESPN

If you missed Friday’s edition of Inside The Press Box on 1450 The Sports Buzz, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. On Friday’s show we were joined by Greg Brohm who was out at Jim Patterson stadium for the FSU-Louisville baseball game. We touched on a few different topics with Greg. With it being Mother’s Day weekend, we shared some special...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Awestruck Louisville bows to Florida State

Post from: All the talk about Florida State’s past successes apparently getting to some members of the University of Louisville baseball team, tripping over their shoe laces in a 13-4 loss to FSU before a record crowd of 6,169 fans at Jim Patterson Stadium. Even the best teams have bad losses. But this was one that could haunt the Cardinals as the season winds down, needing to...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

College Baseball Top 16: May 5th

It was a pretty uneventful week in the world of college baseball, but luckily, that’s all about to change as most teams only have two weeks left of regular season play before conference tournaments begin. Even though there were no enormous matchups around the country, some surprising results still happened, resulting in some shifting around in this week’s rankings. In case you...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball faces resurging UK

Post from: Good news for UofL baseball who hung on to their soggy tickets from the UK game. The Louisville vs. Kentucky baseball game is back on, having been rescheduled again for Tuesday at Jim Patterson Stadium at 6 p.m. after the game on April 8th was rained out. The UofL and UK coaches obviously wanted this game back on the schedule even though they will meet again in Lexington...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelsi Worrell hurls first pitch for UofL

Post from: Kelsi Worrell Kelsi Worrell, winner of two NCAA championships for the University of Louisville in the 100-  and 200-meter butterfly swimming competition two weeks ago, prepares to throw out the opening pitch for the University of Louisville vs. Kentucky baseball game Wednesday at Jim Patterson Stadium. She threw a fast ball for a strike but the game was postponed...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball sets sights on Virginia

Post from: Time to start seriously following the University of Louisville baseball team with the wintery weather and basketball behind us.  The Cards will be taking on Virginia in a three-game series Saturday through Monday at Charlottesville. Dan McDonnell winning again. A series between two of nation’s top 10 teams, an opportunity for one team to move up, to improve positioning...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball opener reset for Friday

Post from: The baseball field is clear at Jim Patterson Stadium, but the stadium is surrounded by snow and ice, with temperatures hovering in the 20’s, forcing the postponement of the home opener. The University of Louisville vs. Eastern Kentucky baseball game has been postponed. They will play the makeup game on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at  3 p.m. UofL’s home opener is now set...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Cards get ready for 2015 season

Post from: Practice began Friday for the University of Louisville baseball team, ranked in pre-season polls from No. 9 to No. 15. The Cardinals will open the 2015 season in the ClearwateR Tournament against Alabama State (Feb. 13), South Florida (Feb. 14) and Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 15) at Bright House Field. Louisville’s 33-game home slate at Jim Patterson Stadium is set...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Post from: The new baseball video board will have similar dimensions to the one at Lynn soccer stadium. Bigger and better. A new LED video board is in the works for the University of Louisville baseball team and will be ready for the opening game against Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday, Feb. 18th. UofL is partnering with ANC Sports for the installation of the new...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Jurich gets a lot of help from son Mark as Louisville breaks new ground

The image lingers, one of a proud father and boss peering over the shoulder of his son and employee at still another big announcement of a major gift for another University of Louisville athletic endeavor. The father, Tom Jurich, vice president of athletics at UofL, recognized by his peers as one of the best athletic directors in the country. The son, Mark, senior associate athletic...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

One more humongous rally as Louisville enters the ACC

One more celebration for University of Louisville fans, so many of them in recent years, this one maybe the biggest of all, with thousands of fans jammed into almost every square foot of the Fourth Street Live atrium. The monumental occasion this time was UofL’s move to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Tom Jurich, who had flown in from the Colorado vacation for the day, taking advantage...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan McDonnell & The Cards Have Once Again Punched Their Ticket To Omaha

Timothy Easley | Associated Press For the second consecutive year and the third time in school history, Dan McDonnell and the Louisville Cardinal Baseball program have advanced to the College Baseball World Series. The Cards swept the Kennesaw State Owls winning the first two games in the Super Regional series this weekend at Jim Patterson stadium. The Owls put up a good fight and...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville ousts Kennesaw State to return to CWS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville coach Dan McDonnell only recently installed freshman Nick Solak as his everyday designated hitter. Even then, it was just to get the freshman some regular at-bats. Well, on the strength of Solak's bat, the Cardinals are heading back to Omaha. Solak's two-run homer in the fifth inning propelled the Cardinals to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State in the NCAA...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Solak wakes up record crowd, powers Louisville past Kennesaw in Super Regional opener

Zach Lucas, No. 11, goes into dance groove after UofL scores the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. The largest crowd in Jim Patterson Stadium, but also one of the quietest ever for seven-and-a-half innings, most of the 5,353 individuals sitting on the edge of their seats watching a defensive battle. Fans packed into the 3,500 seats in the expanded grandstand, standing on the party...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinal Closer Nick Burdi Becomes The Highest Draft Pick In Program History

Wade Payne | AP University of Louisville baseball star Nick Burdi became the highest draft pick in the history of the program on Thursday evening. Burdi was selected by the Minnesota Twins with the 46th pick in the Major League Baseball draft. The star closer has 16 saves and a 0.54 earned-run average in 28 appearances for the Cards this year. Strangly enough, the Twins picked Burdi...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Reserved seats sold out for Louisville Super Regional, general admission available

University of Louisville baseball fans got an early start on purchasing tickets for the NCAA Super Regional in Louisville, lining up at the Jim Patterson Stadium ticket windows following the 12:25 a.m. conclusion of the UofL-UK game Monday morning. All reserved seats, priced at $45 each for the entire session, had been sold out by 10:30 Tuesday morning. All-session tickets priced...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Louisville Baseball Program Advances To The Super Regional For Fourth Time In School History

Tim Easley | Associated Press For the second consecutive season and the fourth time in school history, the Louisville Baseball program will be heading to the Super Regional’s. After countless hours of weather delays over the weekend, the Cards managed to go undefeated in regional play. Louisville got a 4-1 victory over arch rival Kentucky on Sunday night. The game was delayed for...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Baseball Season Ends in Louisville Regional

Photo credit goes to UK Athletics After a nearly 4-hour rain delay from the scheduled first pitch, the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals finally  returned to the turf at Jim Patterson Stadium for the regional final, with first pitch at 8:15 p.m. ET. Louisville plated a run in the third inning, broke open the game with three runs in the seventh, and got a strong pitching...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats earn rematch with Kansas after rallying past Kent State

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher A.J. Reed is the nation’s best 2-way player. After a wild win over Kent State, the Kentucky Wildcats will now face the Kansas Jayhawks again on Sunday after they lost to the Louisville Cardinals. This, thanks to Thomas Bernal hitting a two-RBI double down the leftfield line to score the game-tying and go-ahead runs to cap a  4-2 comeback win for UK over...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Baseball Shuts Out Kent State. They’ll Take On Kansas Today At 5 PM

Timothy Easley | Associated Press Nearly 3,500 were in attendance on Friday evening at Jim Patterson Stadium as Louisville Cardinal baseball team’s post season run continued. Dan McDonnell and the Cards shutout the Kent State Golden Flashes 5-0. With the win, Louisville moves to 46-15 on the season. They’re now possibly just a couple of wins away from advancing to the Super Regional...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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