WKU defeated 9-3 by Cohen, Mississippi St.

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Former University of Kentucky head coach John Cohen and his Mississippi State Bulldogs defeated Western Kentucky University 9-3 Wednesday. Senior second baseman Matt Payton drove in two runs for WKU in the game, and sophomore center fielder Kes Carter and junior catcher Matt Rice each had two hits in the game. Sophomore right-handed reliever Craig Stem took the loss after allowing two runs without recording an out.

BluGrass Baseball POG: Kes Carter — After another two hits Wednesday, Carter is now batting .434 with one home run and 12 RBI. Carter leads the state in batting.

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If you missed it, the Yankees are now up 3-1 in the ALCS against the Angels. With New York and Philadelphia both just a victory away from the world series we may be looking at a Joe Blanton game three or four start in Philadelphia against the Yankees. But Tuesday was full of Kentucky college news, so here are some links to get you caught up:

  • Aaron Fitt at Baseball America answers a question from a Lexington reader about former UK coach John Cohen in his college recruiting chat.
  • UK Athletics has a news release about the BA recruiting class rankings.
  • The Swiss Cheese team, behind freshman Kyle Grieshaber, earned the win in game one of UofL Baseball’s Fall Pizza Bowl scrimmage.
  • WKU Baseball is continuing fall practice before its fall scrimmage on Nov. 5-7.
  • Murray State baseball has released its 2010 schedule.
  • Chris Heisey was 3-4 with two runs and a double for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League. Yonder Alonso was 1-5. Bats reliever Sean Watson pitched two scoreless innings while former Legend Daniel Meszaros surrendered two runs in one-third inning.