Louisville Overpowers Radford In Regional Opener

Following the disappointing end to the regular season and ACC Baseball Tournament, the Louisville Cardinals opened up their 2017 postseason back on track with a win against the Big South champion Radford Highlanders, defeating them 11-6. Breaking the normal pitching rotation, head coach Dan McDonnell opted to go down to his two-spot in the rotation, and put…

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.

Louisville Baseball Goes 5-0 In Long Week

In a longer than usual week, the Louisville Cardinals handled it with ease as they went 5-0 against the Northern Kentucky Norse & Toledo Rockets as well as the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in a rain-delay makeup game. The perfect week put them at 38-6 on the season, and their conference record of 17-4 remained the…

Around the Bases: March 21, 2017

If nothing else for the Louisville baseball team, they continue to be consistent after the first month of the season. It was another week, another four wins for the Cards as they push their undefeated streak to 19-0. The record is now the hottest in the program’s 100-year history, passing the 17-0 mark set by the 1957 team….

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 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,…

Summer Notebook: Hairston, McKay Begin Summer Tour With Team USA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The summer tour for the 2016 USA Baseball Collegiate Team, which includes rising Louisville juniors Devin Hairston and Brendan McKay, officially kicked off Monday with day one of training camp at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California. Hairston and McKay are among 29 of the nation’s top collegiate underclassmen in Southern California…