UK picks up Morehead St. transfer; Phillies GM says no to Blanton trade; Cox, Alonso among top infield prospects

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Joe Blanton; UK Athletics Wallpaper

Latest links from around Kentucky baseball:

  • We reported last night via Twitter that former Morehead State University outfielder and right-handed pitcher Cameron Flynn has transferred to the University of Kentucky. Flynn batted .326 with 15 home runs for the Eagles in 2010 and will have to sit out a season as a transfer.
  • Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com reports Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro said he will not trade former UK right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton before Opening Day.
  • Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com ranks Louisville Bats slugger Yonder Alonso MLB’s No. 5 first base prospect.
  • Mayo ranks PRP alum Zack Cox the No. 8 third base prospect.
  • J. J. Cooper of Baseball America reports on the Cincinnati Reds newfound organizational pitching depth, highlighted by several recent and current Louisville Bats.
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