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New UK Ballpark on Deck

University of KentuckyAt the press conference Tuesday to introduce new head baseball coach Nick Mingione, University of Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart announced that UK Baseball will likely be getting something else new as well – a new baseball facility.  Read more here.  Watch press conference here.

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City Aims to Keep SEC Tournament at Hoover Met

SECThe five-year contract between the city of Hoover (AL) and the SEC for hosting the SEC baseball tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium ends after this year’s tournament.  With past success, recent facility upgrades, and a new $70-million events center going in next door, Hoover hopes to knock out competing bidders New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville and Jacksonville.  Read more hereRead opinion piece here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the links.

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