Morehead drops series finale in 12-5 blowout to Mercer

College Baseball

Morehead State University dropped the finale of its opening series 12-5 to finish the series with a split against Mercer. Senior outfielder J. D. Ashbrook, sophomore pitcher/left fielder Cameron Flynn and senior shortstop Drew Lee each homered for the Eagles in the game. Two different Morehead pitchers allowed at lead five runs in the game. (Box Score)

BluGrass Baseball POG: Drew Lee — Lee was 2-5 with a home run, RBI and run scored in the game. The senior shortstop and preseason All-American finished the series against Mercer 5-14 with five runs scored, four RBI and two home runs.

Weekend Schedule: College Opening Day

College Baseball

The college season officially kicks off this afternoon with four of the Division 1 Kentucky programs in action. Check out the composite weekend schedule below with information about where you can listen or watch the game. Gametracker links will take you to the livestream of the radio broadcast. I’ve also included each teams probable starting pitcher and Baseball America ranking in parentheses when applicable. Clicking on each team’s name will take you to the university’s preview of the series.

University of Louisville (13)

  • Friday — 2:00 p.m. — vs. Bowling Green — RHP Thomas Royse — Gametracker — Cards TV — Watch
  • Saturday — 1:00 p.m. — vs. Bowling Green — LHP Dean Kiekhefer — Gametracker — Cards TV — Watch
  • Sunday — 1:00 p.m. — vs. Bowling Green — RHP Tony Zych — Gametracker — Cards TV — Watch

University of Kentucky

  • Friday — 12:00 p.m. — vs. Virginia Tech (in Myrtle Beach) — RHP Alex Meyer — Gametracker — UK AA LiveBlog
  • Saturday — 12:00 p.m. — vs. West Virginia (in Myrtle Beach) — LHP Taylor Rogers — Gametracker
  • Sunday — 3:00 p.m. — vs. Coastal Carolina (12) (in Myrtle Beach) — LHP Logan Darnell — Gametracker

Western Kentucky University

  • Friday — 4:00 p.m. — vs. Kent State — RHP Matt Ridings — Live stats (available at start time)
  • Saturday — 3:00 p.m. — vs. Kent State — LHP Tanner Perkins
  • Sunday — 1:00 p.m. — vs. Kent State — RHP Shane Cameron

Murray State University

  • Friday — 5:00 p.m. — @ Lipscomb — RHP Chris Craycraft — Live Stats (available at first pitch)
  • Saturday — 3:00 p.m. — @ Lipscomb — LHP Jake Donze —
  • Sunday — 2:00 p.m.  — @ Lipscomb — RHP Marc Harmon —

Morehead State University

  • Friday — 4:00 p.m. — @ Mercer — RHP Michael Bottoms — Live Stats (Available at first pitch)
  • Saturday (1) — 1:00 p.m. – @ Mercer — RHP Jeff Arnold
  • Saturday (2) — After GM 1 — @ Mercer — RHP Trey Smith
  • Sunday — 1:00 p.m. — @ Mercer — RHP Quentin Morgan