Latest links from around Kentucky baseball including a potential big addition for the UK baseball team:
- Matt May of The Cat’s Pause reports University of Kentucky quarterback Ryan Mossakowski will play baseball this spring. Mossakowski was a highly touted prep baseball player in Texas before having shoulder surgery as a senior.
- Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports the Texas Rangers, Washington Nationals and a mystery team continue to pursue former UK right-handed pitcher Brandon Webb. Crasnick notes the Cubs have slowed in their pursuit of Webb.
- Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com reports the Phillies may wait to trade former UK right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton until free agent Carl Pavano signs with a new team.
- Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports the Phillies should have no problem trading Blanton in a thin pitching market.
- The Lexington Legends have announced one person could win season tickets if they correctly guess the new name of the team’s ballpark.