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Duvall Q&A highlights Diabetes Day at GABP; Reds outfielder diagnosed as Type 1 in 2012

During the 2016 baseball season, Reds left fielder Adam Duvall was on deck at Busch Stadium in St. Louis when a fan from the stands started yelling at him. “Why do you have your cell phone in your back pocket?” the man shouted. Duvall calmly turned around and responded: “It’s an insulin pump. I’m diabetic.” Adam Duvall The following day, before Cincinnati’s next game against the Cardinals,...

Reds’ Duvall grew up with Type 1 Diabetes and learned to deal with it to play in the Majors

Adam Duvall, Cincinnati Reds left fielder, visited with patients at St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s Total Joint Center in Northern Kentucky this week. As a professional athlete, Duvall understands what it takes to be world class. Together with St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Duvall is committed to the health and wellness of his fellow Kentuckians.

Keith Taylor: Dakari Johnson enjoying success in summer league; Duvall honored to be an All-Star

The NBA season has been over for more than two weeks but that doesn’t stop players from competing in the summer months. Two summer leagues began this week in Orlando and Utah, giving players an opportunity to earn roster spots and further develop their skills. Several former Kentucky standouts are playing in the two leagues, including Dakari Johnson and Trey Lyles. Dakari Johnson is enjoying...

Sports Notes: UofL athletics may be betting that some recruits will want to see the money

Louisville’s athletics department announced that its cost of attendance scholarship was among the most generous in the nation (UofL Athletics Photo)   Most schools from the so-called “Power Five” conferences downplayed the impact that new cost of attendance scholarships would have on recruiting, particularly in football.   The prevailing argument seemed to be that a player...

Chris Curley, Taylor Rogers headline 2013 BluGrass Baseball All-MiLB Team

Chris Curley bats for Kannapolis in 2012. (File photo by Jon Hale)   The regular season concluded for the majority of Kentucky Minor League Baseball players Monday, ending what was a productive step in the careers of several of the state’s best alumni.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] With at least 32 former Bluegrass State starts set to participate in MiLB postseason play,...

MiLB Roundup: Jack Snodgrass earns 12th win; Patrick Brady, Adam Duvall slug HRs

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Sunday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Bowling Green Hot Rods scored seven runs in the eighth inning en route to a 9-4 win versus Lake County. Hot Rods first baseman Ryan Dunn was 2 for 3 with...

MiLB Roundup: James Paxton earns eighth win, strikes out seven in eight innings

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Tuesday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends opened a three-game series at Augusta with a 6-2 loss. Legends catcher Cameron Gallagher was 2 for 3 with one run scored. Left-handed...

MiLB roundup: Taylor Rogers posts fifth straight quality start; Duvall slugs 15th HR

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Sunday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends clinched a series victory with a 4-2 win versus Greenville. Legends left fielder Terrance Gore was 2 for 3 with two runs scored, one...

MiLB Roundup: Jack Snodgrass earns 11th win; Adam Duvall tallies three hits

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Thursday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Bowling Green Hot Rods scored a single run in the eighth inning to earn a 4-3 win versus West Michigan. Hot Rods third baseman Tyler Goeddel was 3 for...

MiLB Roundup: Ty Young tallies three hits; Jeff Arnold, Adam Duvall slug home runs

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Thursday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Bowling Green Hot Rods opened a three-game series versus West Michigan with a 9-1 win. Hot Rods third baseman Tyler Goeddel was 4 for 4 with one double,...

MiLB roundup: Rogers' complete game, several hitting streaks highlight week

The BluGrass Baseball MiLB Roundup returns from a week-long vacation with a bang today. See below for a roundup of the best performances from Kentucky minor leaguers during the roundup’s hiatus (Aug. 2-11). As always, you can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends were 5-5 in the last 10 games with all five wins coming during a winning streak from Monday to Friday....

MiLB roundup: Adam Duvall slugs home run in third straight game; Andy Burns homers

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Thursday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends opened a four-game series versus Rome with a 5-1 win. Legends center fielder Bubba Starling was 2 for 3 with one double, two RBI and...

MiLB roundup: Albers goes eight in loss; Peterson extends scoreless streak to 25 IP

Andrew Albers. (Photo from UK Athletics)   See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Wednesday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Bowling Green Hot Rods earned their fourth shutout of the season in a 5-0 win versus Dayton. Hot Rods...

MiLB roundup: Hunter Green posts scoreless start in longest professional outing to date

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Tuesday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends earned their league-high 14th shutout of the season with a 1-0 win versus Kannapolis. Right-handed starter Greg Billo earned his first...

MiLB roundup: Chris Curley tallies four hits; Clark, Duvall, Richmond slug home runs

Chris Curley. (File photo by Jon Hale)   See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Wednesday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends scored four runs in the top of the 10th inning to earn a 6-2 win versus Rome to open...

MiLB roundup: Jonathan Roof tallies three hits; Jerad Grundy earns first pro win

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Sunday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   A four-run fifth inning sent the Lexington Legends to a 5-4 win versus Delmarva. Legends second baseman Kenny Diekroeger was 2 for 4. Left-handed starter Daniel...

MiLB roundup: Andy Burns slugs two HRs; Jonathan Roof tallies four hits, six RBI

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Sunday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   Consecutive three-run innings led the Bowling Green Hot Rods to a 7-1 win versus Lansing. Hot Rods right fielder Joey Rickard was 2 for 2 with one run scored....

MiLB roundup: Cowgill, Dominguez tally four hits; Koch, Rusin post quality starts

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Friday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends rallied for three runs in the ninth inning to earn a 3-2 win versus Hagerstown. Legends first baseman Mark Threlkeld slugged a two-run...

MiLB roundup: Ty Young slugs two HRs; Jack Snodgrass earns seventh victory

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Thursday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   A four-run sixth inning sent the Louisville Bats to a 5-1 win versus Charlotte. Bats left fielder Felix Perez was 2 for 4 with one run scored, and right...

MiLB roundup: Chad Wright tallies three hits; Isler, Grana earn wins in relief appearances

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Monday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Lexington Legends opened a seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 win versus Hickory. Legends shortstop Raul Mondesi was 2 for 4 with one run scored. Right-handed...