Webb, Wellemeyer are unknown quantities in FA starting pitcher market; Lueke gets second AFL save

College Baseball, Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball

Zack Cox; University of Arkansas photo

Latest links and highlights from around Kentucky baseball:

  • Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors breaks down the free-agent market for right-handed starting pitchers and lists Ashland native Brandon Webb as an injured pitcher teams will sign hoping for a rebound and Louisville native Todd Wellemeyer as a pitcher who will likely have to start in the bullpen or minor leagues to compete for innings.
  • Morehead State University senior utility man Casey Branham slugged two home runs and drove in six runs in game three of the Eagles’ fall scrimmage series.
  • The University of Kentucky has announced its 2010-11 baseball camp schedule.
  • Former UofL right-handed pitcher B. J. Rosenberg pitched a scoreless inning and struck out one for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League. Lexington Catholic alum Ben Revere was 1-4 with a run scored in the game for the Peoria Saguaros.
  • PRP alum Zack Cox, the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2010 first-round pick, was 1-3 with a triple, run scored and walk for the Surprise Rafters of the AFL.
  • Former NKU right-handed pitcher Josh Lueke earned his second save of the AFL season with two scoreless innings for the Peoria Javelinas.

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