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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 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

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

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

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

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 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

Louisville Bats Release 2024 Opening Day Roster

28-man active roster features 5 of Reds Top 30 prospects
March 27, 2024

The Louisville Bats, in conjunction with the Cincinnati Reds, today are proud to announce the full roster for the 2024 season ahead of Opening Night at Louisville Slugger Field against the Indianapolis Indians on Friday, March 29. Back to lead the Bats for his fifth season will be one of

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

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

Bats Homestand Highlights: April 9-14 

April 4, 2024

Please click the link below to see full highlights for the Bats’ first six-game homestand of the 2024 season, a series against the Columbus Clippers (Triple-A Cleveland Guardians) from Tuesday, April 9 through Sunday, April 14. Some notable promotions next week include Education Day, Thirsty Thursday, Derby 150 Night, a

 Bats Drop Finale In Gwinnett 8-2

Louisville suffers series loss in first road trip
April 7, 2024

The Louisville Bats ended their first road trip of the 2024 season with an 8-2 loss to the Gwinnett Stripers on Sunday afternoon at Coolray Field. With the win, Gwinnett takes the series victory with four wins in six games. Making his second rehab start for the Bats, Nick Lodolo

Bats Comeback Thwarted In 8-5 Loss

Trautwein homers in defeat at Gwinnett
April 6, 2024

The Louisville Bats fought hard time and time again to get back into Saturday night’s game against the Gwinnett Stripers. But the home team proved too much late in the game, handing Louisville an 8-5 loss at Coolray Field in the fifth game of their six-game series. The back-and-forth battle

Louisville Bats HBCU Classic Cancelled Due To Weather

Open house at Louisville Slugger Field still on as scheduled from 11:30-2:30
March 22, 2024

Due to the threat of continued inclement weather overnight, the inaugural Louisville Bats HBCU Classic baseball game at Louisville Slugger Field, presented by Mission Vision Partner LLC, on Saturday, March 23 has been cancelled. The Louisville Bats Open House remains on as scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The

Clutch Hit Eludes Bats In 6-5 Loss

Bats suffer first one-run loss at Gwinnett
April 5, 2024

The Louisville Bats were unable to get the timely hit when they needed it most, stranding 11 men on base as a comeback effort fell just short in a 6-5 loss to the Gwinnett Stripers on Friday night at Coolray Field. For the first time all week, it was the

Bats Win Extra-Inning Thriller Over Stripers 5-4

Capel homers twice, scores three runs in 11-inning victory
April 4, 2024

The Louisville Bats (4-2) got the clutch hits they needed to take the lead in extra innings, then held on at the end to defeat the Gwinnett Stripers 5-4 in 11 innings on Thursday night at Coolray Field. Gwinnett jumped on the board early, scoring two runs in the home

Bats Offense Silent In 7-0 Defeat 

Louisville shut out for first time in 2024
April 3, 2024

After a series opening win on Tuesday night, the Louisville Bats (3-2) were unable to produce at the plate and fell to the Gwinnett Stripers (3-2) at Coolray Field on Wednesday night by a final score of 7-0. In the bottom half of the first, Gwinnett strung together a couple

Bats Win Pitcher's Duel Over Stripers 2-1

Phillips allows one run over six innings to earn the win
April 2, 2024

The Louisville Bats turned a deficit into a lead with a pair of fourth-inning home runs, which proved to be enough to back a dominant pitching performance from Connor Phillips and two relievers in a 2-1 win over the Gwinnett Stripers on Tuesday night at Coolray Field. Making his season