More honors for UK players; Boyle County alum named top Miss. Valley prospect

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A few afternoon links to pass along:

  • Baseball America ranks Boyle County High School alum and Bradley right-handed pitcher Patrick Cooper as the top newcomer and 2010 draft prospect in the Missouri Valley League. (subscription required)
  • University of Kentucky Athletics reports seven players were named as top draft prospects in their respective classes by PGCrossChecker.
  • UK also reports SEBaseball selected second baseman Chris Bisson and catcher Marcus Nidiffer to their second-team preseason All-SEC squad.
  • Florida Marlins second baseman Dan Uggla, born in Louisville, tells Joe Frisario of MLB.com that he’s happy to still be a Marlin.
  • The 2009 Western Kentucky University 2009 Sun-Belt Championship team was recognized at the WKU basketball game Thursday.