Illinois righty Jack Crowder (Kevin Snyder/Illinois Athletics)


Lexington Regional: Wildcats outlast Broncos; Crowder, Illini fell Sycamores

At The Ballpark

Game One: Kentucky 10, Western Michigan 8

Hosting a regional for the second time in as many seasons at the state-of-the-art facility that is Kentucky Proud Park, it’s clear that Big Blue Nation has embraced baseball and the SEC Co-Champion Wildcats. The Lexington faithful was waiting for the gates to open and rushed to grab their seats to see the No. 2 national seed Wildcats. No one loves to see that more than Kentucky head coach Nick Mingione.

“When they opened the gates 90 minutes before the game, just to watch our fans rush to get to their[…]


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