Take a look back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. This is the second part of a series that will recap Louisville's drive for a third straight International League West title.
Take a look back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. This is the first part of a series that will recap Louisville's drive for a third straight International League West title.
Louisville lost its second straight game Saturday night, falling 1-0 to host Columbus at Huntington Park. The defeat dropped the Bats (68-53) 1 1/2 games behind the Clippers (70-52) in the IL West heading into Sunday's finale of the three-game series.
The Louisville Bats' stay in first place in the International League West lasted just one day as host Columbus rode three big innings to a 12-4 win over the Bats at Huntington Park on Friday night to retake first place in the IL West and end Louisville's eight-game win streak.
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.
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.
Right-handed pitcher Edinson Volquez, making his fourth rehabilitation start with Louisville on his comeback from Tommy John surgery, gave up only one hit over seven innings as the Bats shutout Toledo 3-0 Friday night.
Michel Hernandez's grand slam keyed Norfolk's big inning Sunday afternoon in Norfolk, Va. In other news the Bats released Louisville native Chris Burke.
The Durham Bulls scored six runs over the final three innings to beat Aroldis Chapman and the Louisville Bats on Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
A half-dozen Louisville Bats pitchers held host Pawtucket to four hits on their way to a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon.
Drew Sutton's three-run homer, and Matt Maloney's three-hitter, carried Louisville over Lehigh Valley 5-2 on Friday night in Allentown, Penn.