August 4, 2010 - 12:29am
The Louisville Bats extended the franchise's longest win streak in seven years to 11 games by beating the Columbus Clippers 4-3 in 12 innings at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio. Chris Dickerson, left, led Louisville at the plate, going 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
By Josh Cook
The Louisville Bats needed 12 to win 11.
Chris Dickerson's RBI-single in the top of the 12th inning gave the Bats a 4-3 win - their 11th in a row - over host Columbus at Huntington Park on Tuesday night.
The victory, Louisville's 14th in its last 15 games and 24th in 29,...
August 3, 2010 - 4:17pm
The NEWS stations keep talking about this guy, but never explain who he is.
I had the afternoon off today and I decided to do some house cleaning. This is a chore that I loath and to get through it I always have to turn on the TV. WAVE 3 News was on and the anchors were going on and on about some guy named Rick Pitino. Apparently, there is a trial currently taking place...
August 3, 2010 - 11:35am
Snooki wasn't the only feisty one on the Jersey Shore over the weekend as Bob Baffert-trained Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky won Monmouth Park's $1 million Haskell Invitational.
Ending a layoff since winning the Preakness on May 15th, Bob Baffert's Lookin At Lucky and jock Martin Garcia rolled in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at New Jersey's Monmouth Park over Trappe Shot. In a photo finish for third, First Dude bested Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver.
August 3, 2010 - 9:21am
Louisville Bats first baseman Yonder Alonso has been named the International League Batter of the Week. From July 26-Aug. 1 - when the Bats won six straight games - Alonso led the IL in batting average, hits and slugging percentage. He was also second on-base percentage and doubles.
By Josh Cook
The Louisville Bats have been on fire recently, and Yonder Alonso has been the fire starter.
Alonso, the Bats' first baseman, has been named the International League Batter of the Week for Louisville, which is in the midst of a 10-game win streak.
August 1, 2010 - 11:33pm
Drew Sutton's RBI-single in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Louisville Bats a 3-2 win - their 10th in a row - over International League West-leading Columbus on Sunday night at Louisville Slugger Field. Louisville's third walk-off win of the season moved the Bats within 6 1/2 games of the division-leading Clippers.
By Josh Cook
Drew Sutton picked a fine time to break out of his slump.
Sutton's single in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Louisville Bats a 3-2 win - their 10th straight victory - over International League West-leading Columbus on Sunday night at Louisville Slugger Field.