Revere tallies first MLB hit; Ellis lines walk-off single

Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball, Youth Baseball

Ben Revere; Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Latest links from around Kentucky baseball:

  • Lexington Catholic alum Ben Revere tallied his first two MLB hits while batting leadoff for the Twins on Sunday.
  • Also on Sunday, Paul Laurence Dunbar alum A. J. Ellis lined a walk-off single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to send the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-6 win over Colorado.
  • Ashland native and former UK right-handed pitcher Brandon Webb has another bullpen session on Saturday, and George Von Benko of MLB.com reports the Diamondbacks ace still hopes to get in a game before the end of the season.
  • Nathan Rode of Baseball America reports right-handed pitcher Ricky West of Louisville has been invited to the 14U Team USA trials.
  • J. J. Cooper of BA recaps weekend MiLB playoff action, including one-time UK outfielder Jason Kipnis‘ cycle for AAA Columbus.
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