LEXINGTON, Ky. — Rick Eckstein, the hitting coach for the Washington Nationals for five seasons and most recently the player information coach for the Los Angeles Angels, has been hired as Kentucky’s new assistant coach, it was announced by UK head coach Gary Henderson on Monday.
LUBBOCK, Texas — The National College Baseball Hall of Fame is proud to announce A.J. Reed as the 2014 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year. At the plate, the Kentucky junior pitcher and first baseman had a stellar .336 batting average with 23 home runs and 73 RBIs. In the field, he recorded a […]
OMAHA, Neb. – Kentucky junior pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed, who enjoyed possibly the greatest individual season in UK history this year, is the 28th recipient of the Dick Howser Trophy, presented by Easton Foundations, as college baseball’s Player of the Year. The presentation was made Saturday during a national news conference at TD Ameritrade Park, […]
Kentucky Wildcats two-way superstar A.J. Reed was selected with the 42nd overall pick in Thursday night’s Major League Baseball draft. The junior lefty was a standout both at the plate as well as on the mound for the Wildcats, and was recently rewarded by being named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and Collegiate […]
Kentucky 4 Kent State 2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Thomas Bernal dropped a two-RBI double down the leftfield line to score the game-tying and go-ahead runs to cap a dramatic 4-2 comeback win for No. 22 Kentucky over Kent State, on a hot Saturday afternoon, in front of 2,258 at Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium.
Kansas 10 Kentucky 6 Louisville, Ky. – Three hours and 22 minutes of weather delays didn’t faze the Jayhawks as the Kansas baseball team beat Kentucky at its own game, 10-6, using its big-time offense to silence the Wildcats Friday evening at Jim Patterson Stadium in game one of the NCAA Louisville Regional. Kansas (35-24) faced a […]
Tennessee Volunteers reporter Dani Klupenger put together a report on Tennessee senior pitcher Nick Williams and former Kentucky catcher Michael Williams. The two brothers decided to go to SEC rivals schools which set up some interesting match ups in the past couple of seasons. Michael graduated last season from Kentucky and is right behind the […]