September 10, 2010 - 1:31am
The Durham Bulls evened the Governors’ Cup playoff series Thursday night by beating the Louisville Bats 6-2 at Louisville Slugger Field. Five Durham pitchers limited Louisville to four hits, while the Bulls scored five runs in the first five innings to tie the best-of-five series at 1-all. The series concludes in Durham over the weekend.
By Josh Cook Five Durham pitchers limited Louisville to four hits as the Bulls evened their playoff series with the Bats on Thursday night. Sparked by that pitching, and some early offense, Durham denied Louisville a 2-0 lead in the Governors’ Cup playoffs by beating the Bats 6-2 at...
September 9, 2010 - 1:30am
The Louisville Bats took a 1-0 lead in the first round of their Governors’ Cup playoff series against Durham on Wednesday night with an 8-4 win over the Bulls at Louisville Slugger Field. They got a strong start from Chad Reineke and 10 timely hits to take the first game in the best-of-five International League playoff series. The second game of the series is at 6:05 p.m. Thursday night at Slugger Field.
By Josh Cook The Louisville Bats rode the right arm of Chad Reineke and 10 timely hits to a 1-0 lead over Durham in the Governors’ Cup playoffs. Reineke pitched seven solid innings, while getting plenty of help from the Bats’ bats, as Louisville beat the Bulls 8-4 Wednesday night at...
September 6, 2010 - 10:00pm
The Louisville Bats won a game, beating the Indianapolis Indians 6-3 at Louisville Slugger Field, and also won their third straight International League West title Monday afternoon thanks to Toledo’s 5-2 win over Columbus on the final day of the IL regular season. Louisville scored five runs in the first three innings and got a solid start from Ben Jukich, left, who took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. The Bats open postseason play Wednesday against Durham at 6:05 p.m. at Louisville Slugger Field.
By Josh Cook The Louisville Bats won a game, and a division, Monday afternoon. The Bats beat the Indianapolis Indians 6-3 on Labor Day, the final day of the International League regular season, at Louisville Slugger Field. Louisville’s victory, coupled with Columbus’ 5-2 loss to Toledo,...
September 5, 2010 - 2:10am
The Louisville Bats lost 4-1 at Indianapolis on Saturday night, but they clinched an International League playoff berth thanks to Syracuse's 8-2 loss to Rochester. Louisville still has a chance at its third straight division title. The Bats trail Columbus by a half-game with two games remaining in the regular season. Louisville hosts Indianapolis on Sunday and Monday at Louisville Slugger Field.
By Josh Cook The Louisville Bats won despite losing Saturday night. That's because although Louisville lost 4-1 at Indianapolis it clinched a playoff berth with Syracuse's 8-2 loss to Rochester.
September 4, 2010 - 2:18am
The Louisville Bats bombed the Indianapolis Indians 16-6 at Victory Field on Friday night to pull within a half-game of Columbus in the International League West with three games remaining in the regular season. The Bats lead Syracuse by three games in the IL wildcard standings and can clinch a playoff spot with a Saturday victory, or a loss by the Chiefs. Michael Griffin, left, went 4-for-5 with four RBIs and four runs scored to lead Louisville at the plate.  
By Josh Cook The Louisville Bats kept their chances for a division three-peat alive Friday night. The Bats bombed the host Indianapolis Indians 16-6 at Victory Field. The win moved Louisville (78-62) within a half-game of Columbus (79-62), which lost 5-3 to Toledo on Friday, in the...