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David Bell to manage Louisville

In a press release from the Louisville Bats, they announce this year's coaching staff: Manager: David Bell Hitting: Ryan Jackson Pitching: Ted Power No mention in the press release of where Rick Sweet will be... Read More...
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Our Championship

Tuesday night's game was thrilling, liberating, life-affirming, and everything else. And it belongs to a whole lot of people who sweated, cried, and suffered over the last ten years. It belongs to Jay Bruc... Read More...
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Opening in Louisville rotation

From the Louisville Courier Journal: He (Chad Reineke) replaced Justin Lehr, who is out with an inflamed right elbow, in the Bats starting rotation in just his third start of the season. "Since we lost Lehr, ... Read More...
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Awwww, crud

(Editor's note: File this under "Great Minds Think Alike"; you may have seen a version of this post earlier today. Tom and I wrote similar posts on the same subject and posted them within minutes of each other.... Read More...
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Reds Minor League Coaching Staffs

Louisville Bats AAA Mgr: Rick Sweet Hitting Coach: Adrian "Smokey" Garrett Pitching Coach: Ted Power Carolina Mudcats AA Mgr: David Bell Hitting Coach: Ryan Jackson Pitching Coach: Tom Brown Lynchburg Hillcat... Read More...
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Change in Baseball

I saw these two quotes in Sunday's Louisville Courier-Journal in an article about the Louisville Bats and I feel they're a harbinger of things to come in baseball. From Louisville manager Rick Sweet discuss... Read More...
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More Havoc!!

From the Courier-Journal.com: Bats manager Rick Sweet, who will lead the IL All-Stars, said Stubbs has been solid at the top of the Louisville lineup. "He's not only stolen bases, he's hit very well," Sweet sa... Read More...