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.
The Louisville Bats set a franchise record with their 22nd victory in July on Saturday night with a 10-2 win over International League West-leading Columbus. In his second rehab start with the Bats, Homer Bailey, left, bettered local boys Marty Popham (Butler High School) and Jeremy Sowers (Ballard High School) as Louisville won its ninth game in a row.
The Louisville Bats had averaged 9.2 runs in winning six straight games, but Thursday night their pitching staff propelled them to their 11th shutout of the season. Louisville's Matt Maloney, left, gave up just two hits while striking out five over seven innings to win his third straight start.
A first-inning grand slam by Wladimir Balentien, left, got the Louisville Bats' offense going early, and it was just the beginning, as Louisville lambasted Charlotte 19-6 Tuesday night at Louisville Slugger Field. The Bats also seven runs in the fifth inning and six in the seventh on their way to their fifth straight win.
Mother Nature brought a premature end to a very successful road trip for the Louisville Bats on Monday. They won six of seven games away from Louisville Slugger Field and return there Tuesday night to begin a six-game homestand.
For the fifth time in their last seven games, all of which have been on the road, the Louisville Bats hit at least three home runs in a game. They hit four more on Sunday to beat host Gwinnett 8-3.
Louisville Bats right fielder Wladimir Balentien, left, hit a pair of three-run homers to help Louisville beat host Gwinnett and climb above .500 for the first time since April 12.
Louisville hit four home runs - giving the Bats an International League-best 110 this season - on its way to a win at Charlotte. The Bats hit 13 home runs in their four-game series against the Knights. IL All-Star Chris Valaika, left, led Louisville's 13-hit attack, going 3-for-5.
Matt Maloney pitched six solid innings before the Louisville Bats bombed the host Knights for a three-homer, eight-run ninth inning to seal their 12th win in their last 16 games.
Thirteen proved to be a lucky number for the Louisville Bats on Sunday night as Sam LeCure struck out 13 and Zack Cozart hit his 13th home run of the season - which ultimately was the difference - as they won for the 11th time in their last 15 games.
For the second night in a row the Louisville Bats rallied from an early deficit to beat Lehigh Valley. Friday night the Bats fell behind 3-0, but rallied for a 7-3 victory as highly-touted pitching prospect Aroldis Chapman picked up his first win out of the bullpen for Louisville.
Juan Francisco's two-run home run - his second of the game - in the bottom of the ninth capped the Louisville Bats' comeback from a 7-0 deficit and gave them an 8-7 win over Lehigh Valley on Thursday night at Louisville Slugger Field.