Devin Hairston Drafted By Brewers

With the 174th pick of the sixth round in the MLB Draft, UofL shortstop Devin Hairston was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers. In 62 games played, Hairston is batting .306/.354/.423 with 3 home runs and 51 RBIs. Known for his defense, Hairston also won the inaugural ACC Defensive Player of the Year, posting a fielding…

McDonnell, McKay & Hairston Awarded ACC Honors

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced their 2017 Baseball Honors this afternoon, and 3 Louisville Cardinals were awarded these honors. Coach Dan McDonnell was awarded Coach of the Year for an ACC record three straight times, Devin Hairston was awarded the inaugural Defensive Player of the Year, and Brendan McKay was awarded Player of the Year.

Around the Bases: May 16, 2017

Breaking news: Louisville baseball continues to be dominant, now standing at 46-6 and again the consensus #2 team in the country. It was another stellar week for the Cardinals, as #2 Louisville got four big wins over #25 Vanderbilt and #7 Clemson. The victories against the Tigers earned U of L its third straight Atlantic Division…

Around the Bases: April 4th, 2016

Last week, the Cardinals continued their momentum by taking three of four games, one against WKU at home and then two of three on the road against Virginia. The Cards currently sit at 24-3, with a five game homestretch coming up (including the anticipated rivalry game against Kentucky). The Batting Order 1. Brief Recap of the Rivalry Entering tonight’s…

Around the Bases: March 15, 2017

With four more wins to enter St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a now 15-0 start, the Cardinals have finally reached number one in four of the six major polls. This is the first time the Cardinal Nine have reached the number one spot in their 100-year history. Up next, the Cardinals look to not only retain their number…

Final Pitch: Louisville Dials Winning Streak, Drama To 11

Louisville baseball continues to go red-hot to start 2017, opening the season with ten straight wins after a sweep against Morehead State and Eastern Michigan. For more stats from the Morehead State game, be sure to check out Matt’s recap from Wednesday. Louisville Floors EMU 13-0 to go 9-0 The Cardinals began the series with a 13-0 shutout of Eastern Michigan, moving to 9-0…

Final Pitch: Louisville Sweeps Omaha and EKU Easily

Following a successful three-game stretch in Florida, the Cardinals returned home to start their 2017 home slate, beginning their eight game home stretch at Jim Patterson Stadium. Louisville Destroys EKU 19-3 The week began with thunderous authority, as U of L downed Eastern Kentucky 19-3 in its home opener. The day was led by All-American candidates Devin Hairston (4-4,…

Louisville Opens 2017 With Dominant Sweep

  Alabama State Stung By Louisville Bats The Cardinals opened the 2017 season in style, as the Cardinals came away with a 7-0 win over Alabama State. The victory marked the Cardinals fourth straight in a season opener, and pushing Dan McDonnell’s record to 8-3 all-time in such games. Brendan McKay had a solid 2017 debut at both the plate and…

Summer Baseball Notebook

PRESS RELEASE UofL Baseball S.I.D. Garett Wall LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The 2016 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, featuring rising University of Louisville juniors Devin Hairston and Brendan McKay, split its four games against Chinese Taipei last week while also withstanding Super Typhoon Nepartak, which made landfall in Taiwan on July 8. In a series originally…