The big news of Friday was obviously James Paxton’s decision to leave the UK baseball team, but there was actually action on the field too. Kentucky division one teams finished the evening 4-2. Check out Aaron Fitt of Baseball America‘s excellent profile of the University of Louisville‘s new “Rollz Royse,” BluGrass Baseball’s pitcher of the day.
BluGrass Baseball Pitcher of Day: Thomas Royse — UofL
- Stats: 1-0, 6 IP, 2 hits, 0 runs, 2 BB, 9 SO
BluGrass Baseball Hitter of Day: Anthony Ottrando — EKU
- Stats: 2-4, 2 HR, 2 runs, 2 RBI
Athletic Department Recaps
- WKU Sports recaps the Hilltoppers win over Texas A&M.
- UofL Sports recaps the Cards shutout of Michigan.
- EKU has a recap of the loss to Western Carolina.
- Murray State highlights a key defensive play in the Racers’ victory over South Dakota State.
- Morehead State recaps its loss to Liberty.
- UK Athletics recaps the Cats victory over Bowling Green State.