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Sports Notes: Former Cat Reed, Legends’ O’Hearn could soon find themselves moving

Lexington Legends first baseman Ryan O’Hearn led all Kansas City minor leaguers in batting average last year and he is the top home run hitter in the South Atlantic League this season (Erin Grigson Photo)   A pair of Class A first basemen with Kentucky ties are having a major impact on their respective teams through the first half of the Minor League seasons and are playing well enough that...

Sports Notes: Former Cat Reed, Legends' O'Hearn could soon find themselves moving

Lexington Legends first baseman Ryan O’Hearn led all Kansas City minor leaguers in batting average last year and he is the top home run hitter in the South Atlantic League this season (Erin Grigson Photo)   A pair of Class A first basemen with Kentucky ties are having a major impact on their respective teams through the first half of the Minor League seasons and are playing well enough that...

Jamie Vaught: Former UK slugger A.J. Reed getting his confidence back in Astros’ chain

A.J. Reed, UK’s consensus Player of the Year last season, is playing for the Astros’ High A affiliate in California this year (UK Athletics Photo)   It wasn’t just too long ago when A.J. Reed was the face of college baseball.   A 6-4, 240-pounder from Terre Haute, Ind., Reed made the national headlines in 2014, powering the Kentucky Wildcats with his hitting and pitching...

Jamie Vaught: Former UK slugger A.J. Reed getting his confidence back in Astros' chain

A.J. Reed, UK’s consensus Player of the Year last season, is playing for the Astros’ High A affiliate in California this year (UK Athletics Photo)   It wasn’t just too long ago when A.J. Reed was the face of college baseball.   A 6-4, 240-pounder from Terre Haute, Ind., Reed made the national headlines in 2014, powering the Kentucky Wildcats with his hitting and pitching...