All posts tagged "baseball"

  • Pitching staff reloaded, ready to roll

    By Derek Brightwell– In years past, Louisville’s success has been predicated on the strength of its pitching. As 2015 comes into fruition, nothing has changed. Led by juniors Kyle Funkhouser and Anthony Kidston, Louisville’s pitching staff will...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • NCAA’s New Baseballs fly further, travel faster

    By Derek Brightwell– Fans going to a college baseball game may notice a change in the style of the game, but may have a hard time finding what’s different. Starting in the 2015 season, the NCAA is...

    • Posted March 12, 2015
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  • 2015 Baseball: Destination Omaha

    By Derek Brightwell– Three years ago, Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell sat in front of his team and told them that they would make the trip to Omaha the next three years. That may have seemed like...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Update: Louisville Baseball’s first month

    By Derek Brightwell– The start of the 2015 season for the Louisville Cardinal baseball team has been a rough one. Cold weather at home has caused three games to be postponed, and lead to three double-headers in...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Baseball goes 2-1 in weekend series with Xavier

    By Derek Brightwell– Saturday After cold temperatures postponed Friday’s game against Xavier, the Cards took advice from Chicago Cubs great, the late Ernie Banks, and played two. In game one, the Cards fell 2-1 to the Musketeers,...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • A Farewell to Derek Jeter’s 20-Year legacy

    My first vivid memory of postseason baseball was the first pitch of Game 4 in the 2000 World Series. Derek Jeter sent Bobby Jones’ delivery deep into the New York night air for a home run, putting...

    • Posted September 28, 2014
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  • Rain or shine play ball, U of L baseball defeats UK to advance to Super Regional

    By Derek Brightwell An almost four hour rain delay on Sunday did not dampen the Louisville Cardinals’ bats nor the crowds excitement. U of L defeated their bitter rivals, the University of Kentucky, in the NCAA Regional...

    • Posted June 2, 2014
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  • Jeff Gardner profile

    By Lilly Trunnell Senior Outfielder Jeff Gardner doesn’t remember one particular instance where baseball became part of his life. Baseball was easy for him to pick up, came naturally, and Gardner developed a passion for it young....

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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  • Tenth ranked Cardinals’ baseball sweeps Samford

    By Annie Moore Cardinals’ baseball swept Samford University this past weekend, 20-10, 18-2 and 4-2. The 42-run sweep marked the highest-scoring three-game series for the Cardinals since a 1991 series victory against rival Cincinnati. The sweep started...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • Baseball sweeps Toledo, falls to Indiana Hoosiers

    By Annie Moore Louisville baseball recorded yet another 2-1 weekend as Mother Nature did a little schedule re-arranging. The Cards couldn’t close the sweep, as it faced Toledo on Friday winning 6-2, and Indiana and Toledo again...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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