Latest links from around Kentucky baseball:
- Bob White of the Courier-Journal previews the Louisville high school baseball teams.
- David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes left-handed reliever Jonny Venters, who was born in Pikeville, is refreshed this spring after being used liberally as a rookie in 2010.
- Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports PLD alum A. J. Ellis may be at a disadvantage in the backup catcher competition with the Dodgers because he has a minor league option remaining and the other candidate, Hector Gimenez, does not.
- Kendall Rogers of Perfect Game USA touches on Western Kentucky University and the University of Louisville in his “27 Takes” column from Friday college baseball.