September 28, 2010 - 1:01pm
Take a look back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. This is the third part of a series that will recap Louisville's drive for a third straight International League West title.
This is the third part in a series that looks back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. By Josh Cook  The Cincinnati Reds went into Spring Training looking for a leftfielder. The Reds were set in right field with former Bat Jay Bruce, while Drew Stubbs had the inside...
September 24, 2010 - 4:31pm
Take a look back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. This is the second part of a series that will recap Louisville's drive for a third straight International League West title.
By Josh Cook On July 1, 2009 a 21-year-old Cuban pitcher with rocket for left arm walked out of a hotel in Rotterdam, Netherlands and stepped into a waiting car driven by a friend. Aroldis Chapman, arguably the best southpaw pitching prospect in the world, was defecting.
September 21, 2010 - 12:24pm
Take a look back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. This is the first part of a series that will recap Louisville's drive for a third straight International League West title.
This is the first part in a series that looks back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. By Josh Cook The Louisville Bats were done, stick a fork in them.
August 31, 2010 - 12:15am
Aroldis Chapman (left), the left-handed pitching phenom for the Louisville Bats, is expected to be called up by the parent Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. At least he left some lasting memories for Louisville fans, including his going-out-in-a-blaze-of-glory 105-mile-per-hour fastball in his last appearance for the Bats.
By Josh Cook At least Aroldis Chapman left Louisville with something to remember him by...a 105-mile-per-hour fastball. The Louisville Bats' left-handed pitching phenom hit that triple-digit number on the radar gun at Louisville Slugger Field last Friday night in the ninth inning against the...
July 21, 2010 - 9:01pm
Louisville Bats second baseman Chris Valaika will represent his team Wednesday night in the Triple-A All-Star Game in Allentown, Penn. He's a posterboy for hard work and resilience.
By Josh Cook Chris Valaika didn't know that he had a Wikipedia page.  "Do I really?" he asked, surprised, one day last week as he relaxed in the Louisville Bats dugout before a game. "Yes," I tell him, then add that it also says that he is known for "a wide stance...