Latest links from around Kentucky baseball:
- Irv Moss of The Denver Post writes former Eastern Kentucky University left-handed pitcher and Rockies prospect Christian Friedrich is finding AA more difficult than his previous MiLB stops.
- University of Louisville second baseman Ryan Wright has been named one of 36 college players selected to compete for the 2010 USA Collegiate Team.
- Matt Linder of ESPN.com profiles Paintsville native and former University of Kentucky and MLB pitcher Willie Blair, who is the pitching coach for the independent Northern League’s Joliet Jackhammers in Illinois.
- Mark Maloney of the Lexington Herald-Leader profiles the Lexington Legends‘ “little big man,” Jose Altuve.