Thursday was a big day for the Louisville Bats. First, infielder Irving Falu was named to the International League All-Star team. Then later in the day right-handed pitcher Robert Stephenson, the No. 1 prospect in the Cincinnati Reds' organization, tweeted that he was on his way to Louisville to join the Bats.
The Louisville Bats will host a pair of themed-home games this weekend at Louisville Slugger Field. It begins with 80's Night on Thursday and continues with Star Trek Night on Saturday.
Thirty years ago the Louisville Redbirds won the American Association title. It was the city's first minor league baseball championship in 22 years. Take a look back at the Redbirds' championship run.
The Bats start their new series tonight, but it got me thinking about what athletes would make it to an "All-Bats" team.