Latest links from around Kentucky baseball:
- Craig Pearson of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Star Tribune reports the University of Kentucky received a commitment for the class of 2011 from Terre Haute South High School first baseman/left-handed pitcher A. J. Reed. The slugger broke a 17-year-old county record with 18 home runs this spring and features an 88 mph fastball that tops out at 91 mph on the mound.
- University of Louisville rising junior infielder Ryan Wright led Team USA to a 8-1 win over Korea with a 3-4 performance Thursday.
- Wesley Robinson of the Courier-Journal reports the Louisville Slugger Museum is hosting an exhibit honoring Negro League baseball through Sept. 6.
- Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com reports Lexington native Austin Kearns hopes the All-Star break provided the rest he needs to break out of his recent slump.