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Campbellsville University’s Matt Payton earns top award from Kentucky Broadcasters Association

By Ariel C. Emberton Campbellsville University Matt Payton, broadcast operations coordinator and voice of Tiger basketball at Campbellsville University, has been named Broadcasting’s Best Sports Play-By-Play by the Kentucky Broadcasters Association (KBA), the largest broadcasting organization in Kentucky. The award recognizes the best locally organized sports play-by-play in Kentucky. “I’m humbled...

MiLB roundup: Legends earn fourth shutout

Highlights and recaps from the three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams’ Tuesday games: The Lexington Legends posted their fourth shutout of the season in a 2-0 win over West Virginia. Right-handed pitcher Carlos Quevedo earned his sixth win of the season after surrendering three hits in seven shutout innings while striking out three batters and walking two. Right fielder Adam Bailey slugged...

MiLB roundup: Clark homers, Marks wins

Recaps and highlights from the three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams’ Saturday games: The Lexington Legends scored four runs in the top of the tenth inning to earn a 14-10 win over Rome. All but one Legends’ hitter recorded at least one hit in the game, and five Legends tallied two hits. First baseman Tyler Burnett was 2-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored. (Box Score) Right-handed...

Recent draftees highlight Kentucky alumni On opening day short-season MiLB rosters

The short-season New York-Penn and Northwest Leagues in Minor League Baseball begin their seasons Friday, which means a host of 2011 Kentucky baseball draftees are set to make their professional debuts. Check out a list of the Kentucky alumni — including some 2010 draftees who have yet to play this season — who will play in those leagues below: RHP Braden Kapteyn — UK — Lowell...

MiLB roundup: Darnell wins second straight

Recaps and highlights from the three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams’ Sunday games: The Lexington Legends used a five-run seventh inning to rally from a three-run deficit in a 9-6 win. Right fielder Adam Bailey was 3-4 with one double, one RBI and one run scored, and center fielder Emilio King was 3-4 with two runs scored. Right-handed pitcher Chad Reineke surrendered one run on four hits...

MiLB roundup: Legends, Hot Rods win; Bats lose; Duvall, Dominguez homer

Highlights from Sunday Kentucky MiLB baseball: The Lexington Legends held off a late rally in a 5-4 win over Augusta. Designated hitter Michael Kvasnicka was 3-4  with two RBI, and shortstop Jiovanni Mier was 2-4 with two doubles and two runs scored. Louisville native and former UofL infielder Adam Duvall slugged his fourth home run of the season for Augusta. Louisville native Jason Chowning...