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Early Attack Sinks Bats In 7-4 Loss

Louisville wins four of six at home from Nashville
April 28, 2024

The Nashville Sounds scored early and often, handing the Louisville Bats a 7-4 loss in the finale of their six-game series on Sunday afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field. On just the second pitch of the game, Tyler Black connected for a leadoff home run to right, putting the Sounds ahead

Mike Ford's Fleet Feet Spark Bats Streak

April 26, 2024

On a blistery cold night in Des Moines, Iowa with the wind chill brining the temperature down into the low 40s, the Louisville Bats were looking for a catalyst. Leading into a doubleheader at Principal Park on Friday, April 19, veteran first baseman Mike Ford had played in 1,040 professional

For Austin Wynns, Positivity Breeds Success

April 23, 2024

Austin Wynns, throughout all the uncertainty in this game, knows one thing: positivity is key. “In this game and this life, everyone goes through hard times and good times, and you want to weather those bad times and make sure you stay positive,” Wynns said. “With a more positive mindset,

Kennedy's Stellar Start Leads Bats To 9-3 Win

Eight Bats record at least one hit to clinch series win over Nashville
April 27, 2024

Louisville Bats starter Brett Kennedy pitched eight strong innings in the longest outing by a Bats pitcher this season and the offense did more than enough to support him in a 9-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds in front of an energetic crowd of 6,033 on Saturday night at Louisville

Details Announced for Second Annual Bats 5K

February 21, 2024

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Louisville Bats today announced details for their second annual 5K race. The race, which will take place four months from today on Saturday, June 22, provides runners the exclusive opportunity to race the final quarter mile on Louisville Slugger Field. The race will begin at 8:00

Trautwein Traut-Winning In Triple-A Debut

April 9, 2024

Michael Trautwein couldn’t have drawn up a wilder day to start his tenure with the Louisville Bats. On Friday March 29 at 7:15 p.m., he was behind the plate for his Triple-A debut at Louisville Slugger Field, backstopping his new team to a thrilling 9-8 Opening Night win in front

Bats Announce 2024 Promotional Schedule

February 6, 2024

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Louisville Bats today released their 2024 promotional schedule during the team’s annual preseason press conference. The year 2024 marks 25 years of Louisville Slugger Field in downtown Louisville and the upcoming season is packed with special events, theme nights, giveaways, fireworks and more. Opening Night at

Bats and Ali Center Unveil Limited Edition Muhammad Ali Bobblehead

December 7, 2023

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Louisville Bats, in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Center, today unveiled a limited edition Muhammad Ali bobblehead as part of a press conference in the “Train with Ali” exhibit at the Ali Center. The bobblehead is an exclusive gift available to anyone purchasing a Bats season

Balanced Attack Leads Bats To 9-5 Win

Spiers limits Sounds with seven strong innings
April 25, 2024

The Louisville Bats got back to .500 and extended their winning streak to a season-long three games with a 9-5 win over the Nashville Sounds on Thursday night at Louisville Slugger Field. Carson Spiers recorded the longest start of the season for a Bat, going seven innings with six strikeouts

Bats Comeback Falls Short To Nashville 11-8

Louisville hits two homers in defeat
April 26, 2024

Despite multiple comeback attempts to get back into the game, the Louisville Bats (13-12) dropped game four in their series against the Nashville Sounds (13-12) on Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field with a final score of 11-8. The Sounds got off to a quick start in the top of

Higgins' Homer The Difference In 2-1 Bats Win

Richardson records season-high eight strikeouts
April 24, 2024

Lyon Richardson recorded a season-high eight strikeouts and P.J. Higgins tallied his second home run of the season to lead the Louisville Bats to a 2-1 win over the Nashville Sounds in the second game of their six-game series at Louisville Slugger Field on Wednesday afternoon. Richardson had no trouble

Eight-Run Third Too Much For Bats In 11-3 Loss 

Louisville drops series finale in Iowa
April 21, 2024

The Louisville Bats couldn’t escape a disastrous bottom of the third inning, falling behind and eventually suffering a 11-3 loss to the Iowa Cubs in the finale of their six-game series on Sunday afternoon at Principal Park. Louisville quickly put runners on the corners with one out in the top

Bats Homestand Highlights: April 23-28

April 23, 2024

Please see below with highlights this week’s homestand as the Bats return home for a six-game series against the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A Milwaukee Brewers) from Tuesday, April 23 through Sunday, April 28. Some notable promotions this week include Education Day, Thirsty Thursday, Dog Day, Golf Night, Star Wars Night featuring

Bats Win Slugfest Over Sounds 14-9

Louisville produces highest run total of season in series-opening win
April 23, 2024

The Louisville Bats offense erupted for a season-high 14 runs, continually expanding their lead when they needed to most to a 14-9 win over the Nashville Sounds in the opener of a six-game series on Tuesday night at Louisville Slugger Field. The teams traded runs throughout the early portion of

Bats Attack Baffled In 4-1 Loss

Louisville held to three hits in defeat at Iowa
April 20, 2024

The Louisville Bats offense was silent for most of the game, falling 4-1 to the Iowa Cubs in the fifth game of their six-game series at Principal Park on Saturday afternoon. The afternoon began with the Cubs taking the lead in the bottom of the second against Bats righty Connor

Bats Sweep Twin Bill In Iowa 

Louisville evens series with pair of road wins
April 19, 2024

The Louisville Bats rallied from behind to earn a 9-6 win in the opener before leading from start to finish in the nightcap for a 4-1 victory and a doubleheader sweep over the Iowa Cubs on Friday night at Principal Park, evening the six-game series at two games apiece. The

Bats Drop Matinee In Iowa 4-3

Higgins hits first home run of the season against former team
April 17, 2024

The Louisville Bats’ offensive attack was stymied for most of the afternoon and couldn’t complete their late comeback attempt in a 4-3 loss to the Iowa Cubs in the second game of their six-game series at Principal Park on Wednesday afternoon. Making his fourth start of the year, Bats righty

Ninth Inning Rally Stuns Bats In 8-7 Loss

Ford hits two home runs in series opener at Iowa
April 16, 2024

The Louisville Bats offense was strong out of the gate to build a lead, but the bullpen let a three-run lead slip away in the bottom of the ninth inning to suffer an 8-7 loss to the Iowa Cubs in the series opener on Tuesday night at Principal Park. The

Bats Walk Off With Wild 3-2 Victory

Louisville bullpen throws 7.1 scoreless frames to secure split
April 14, 2024

The Louisville Bats got a dominant performance from the bullpen and great defense when it mattered most before walking off for a 3-2 win over the Columbus Clippers on Sunday afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field to earn a split of the six-game series. With the score tied at two going

Bats Split Twin Bill With Clippers

Louisville records first shutout of season in nightcap
April 13, 2024

In a pair of tightly contested contests, the Louisville Bats and Columbus Clippers each earned a victory in Friday’s doubleheader at Louisville Slugger Field, continuing the trend of alternating wins through the series’ first four games. In the first game, the Bats struggled out of the gate. Lyon Richardson allowed

Celebrate Thunder At Slugger This Saturday

Louisville Slugger Field to host full day of exciting activities
April 18, 2024

One of the city’s most popular viewing options for Thunder Over Louisville, Thunder at Slugger presented by Koorsen Fire and Security, returns to Louisville Slugger Field this Saturday, April 20. While the Louisville Bats won’t be playing a baseball game at home this weekend, the ballpark will still be the

Bats Bullpen Falters Late In 7-5 Loss

Louisville relievers allow six runs in defeat to Columbus
April 13, 2024

The Louisville Bats couldn’t break the game open when they had the opportunity in the middle innings before the Columbus Clippers stormed back late, handing the Bats a 7-5 loss on Saturday night in front of 5,769 at Louisville Slugger Field. Louisville starter Tyler Gilbert began the game in fine

Higgins The Hero In 3-2 Walk-Off Win 

Bats come from behind to beat Columbus 3-2
April 10, 2024

The Louisville Bats rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth, then won it in the tenth on a marathon at-bat in the rain from P.J. Higgins, capped with a walk-off single to finish a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Clippers on Wednesday afternoon at Louisville Slugger