UofL Baseball’s recruiting class was ranked 13th by Baseball America this week. You can get a first glimpse at the team this weekend. They will be playing on Friday and Saturday, with first pitch set for 2:30 each day. Admission is free this weekend and is a great way to kick off, what is sure to be an unforgettable weekend in the ville!
The University of Louisville Baseball team made SportsCenter Top 10 today. How you may ask? By pulling off a crazy pool trick shot of course! Check out the video below!
San Diego Padres pitcher Kyle McGrath. (Photo by K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune) (K.C. Alfred / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Louisville native and former UofL reliever received the call he had been dreaming of on Wednesday, he was heading to San Diego to pitch for the Padres. Kyle’s dad James McGrath was gracious enough to give Cardinal Sports Zone a look into what that moment felt like for them all.
NCAA BASEBALL LOUISVILLE SUPER REGIONAL SCHEDULE:
KENTUCKY AT LOUISVILLE
Game 1: Friday, June 9 – Noon (ESPN2)
Game 2: Saturday, June 10 – Noon (ESPN)
Game 3: Sunday, June 11 – Noon (ESPN or ESPN2) ** if necessary**
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tickets for the University of Louisville’s 2017 NCAA Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium against Kentucky are officially sold out.
If you already purchased tickets, Jim Patterson Stadium ticket windows will open at 10:30 a.m., on Friday. Will Call will be located near the main gates of the stadium. Player Pass List entrance will be located at the third base gate.
Here’s pricing for this weekend’s regional at Jim Patterson Stadium.
2017 NCAA REGIONAL – LOUISVILLE, KY. – TICKET INFORMATION
- On sale now by ordering online at GoCards.com
- Available in-person or by phone starting Tuesday 9 a.m. ET
- Reserved Chairback: $70
- College Student (with ID): $45
- On sale starting Thursday 9 a.m. ET
- Available online at GoCards.com or in-person (no phone orders) at Louisville Cardinals Ticket Office at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
- Tickets will be available at Jim Patterson Stadium starting Friday at noon ET
- Reserved Chairback: $15
- Berm/General Admission: $10
- College Student (with ID): $5
And as a reminder, here’s the schedule:
2017 NCAA Baseball Louisville Regional Schedule
Friday, June 2 | (TV: ESPN3)
Game 1: No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 3 Xavier – 2 p.m.
Game 2: No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 4 Radford – 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 3 | (TV: ESPN3)
Game 3: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser – Noon
Game 4: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner – 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 4 | (TV: ESPN3)
Game 5: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Loser – 1 p.m.
Game 6: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner – 7 p.m.
Monday, June 5 | (TV: ESPN3) – If necessary
Game 7: Game 6 Loser vs. Game 6 Winner – 7 p.m.
It’s been awhile but the time folks at CSZ have come back to the podcast airwaves. Jeremy, Matt McGavic & Justin Krueger break down the upcoming NCAA Baseball Tournament. LJ was nice enough to come in and reluctantly produce it. We talked about the bracket overall, UofL’s pod & ppl mad online about Dan McDonnell. Is it Omaha or bust for the Cards? Tune in to hear what we think.
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Louisville was named the #7 National seed & just as we assumed were matched up with Lexington in the Supers. The Cardinals will play Fri-Sun schedule. Here is the full slate of games in the Louisville regional.
The ACC Baseball Tournament starts tomorrow at Louisville Slugger Field. The Cards don’t play until Thursday night at 7pm vs ND. Today U of L Baseball had a press conference previewing that tournament. Enjoy!
This morning the complete schedule for the first ever ACC Tournament at Louisville Slugger Field was announced. Louisville is your #1 overall seed by winning the regular season by 1/2 game over Coastal Division Champion UNC. The Cards play Thursday at 7pm vs Notre Dame then Friday at 3 vs FSU.
So here’s the deal. The winner of each pool advances to a 4 team elimination bracket. Here’s how those 4 teams are determined. Each team plays both teams in their pods. The team with the best record will win that pod. If there is a tie with the same record the team with the highest ACC winning percentage advances to bracket play. Which would be the highest seeded team per Kelly Dickey. If you have any questions about the ACC Tournament feel free to contact us on Twitter at @CardSportsZone @GeneralWasp @kruegermania or @Jeremy_CSZ or on Facebook at Cardinal Sports Zone.
Despite the gloomy circumstances & ultimately the cancellation of game 3 vs FSU, the Cardinals still honored their seniors. Last year the theme of departing players was the draft. This year the theme of the Senior class is dependability. Lyman, Taylor,Summers & Sparger are the glue guys that every team needs to be champions. That was proven year after year. Congrats to all of our Seniors!
Here’s Dan the Man after today’s cone from behind 6-4 win over the #7 Tigers from Clemson.
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 same as they had the week off from conference play.
Here’s Coach Dan McDonnell after today’s series clinching win vs Duke today at Jim Patterson Stadium.
Here are today’s pressers from after game 3 vs Pitt to take the Cards to 15-0. Just a reminder: The Cards best start in history is 17-0. With wins Wednesday vs Xavier & a win vs BC on Friday, the Cards would be poised to make history. BC is no pushover in baseball with a win over #2 FSU. Good luck Cards #LetsMakeHistory
Here are today’s pressers from after game 2 vs Pitt to take the Cards to 14-0. We will add more as they become available. Just a reminder: The Cards best start in history is 17-0. With wins tomorrow vs Pitt, Wednesday vs Xavier & a win vs BC on Friday, the Cards would be poised to make history. BC is no pushover in baseball with a win over #2 FSU. Good luck Cards #LetsMakeHistory