There has been no news from the Fayette County Circuit Court hearing scheduled to hear James Paxton’s request for a temporary injunction preventing the University of Kentucky from holding him out of competition. This morning, Kenny Colston of the Kentucky Kernel reported a judge denied UK’s motion to dismiss the case. The university tried to dismiss the case on ground that there was no controversy between the school and pitcher.
While we all wait for news of Paxton’s eligibility, The College Baseball Blog ranked the left-handed pitcher the seventh best player in college baseball. The ranking was part of the blog’s ongoing series ranking the top 100 players heading into the season.