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LouCity’s 2017 schedule released Louisville, KY., – Louisville City FC is fewer than two months away from kicking off its 2017 regular season, which will consist of 32 games announced Tuesday by the United Soccer League — 16 dates at Louisville Slugger Field and 16 more on the road. After opening March 25 against Saint Louis FC, the rest of LouCity’s home slate is highlighted by a pair of visits from rival FC Cincinnati on July 15 and Aug. 12. The defending USL champion New York Red Bulls II come to Louisville on July 29, and an extended regular season…


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Reds Caravan arrives in LouisvilleKY on January 26th

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Adam Duvall and Tim Adleman will headline the annual Reds Caravan stop at Louisville Slugger Field on Thursday, January 26 from 6-8:30 p.m. Minor League right-handed pitcher, Sal Romano, completes the player lineup. The event is free and open to the public. Other Reds personnel visiting Louisville Slugger Field include manager Bryan Price, broadcasters Jeff Piecoro and Chris Welsh, Reds Hall of Famer Tom Browning, senior director of player development Jeff Graupe and mascot Mr. Red. Duvall, 28, played in a career high 150 games for the Reds last season. The 2016 All-Star and Home Run Derby participant hit 33 home runs, tied for the sixth most in the…


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Details released for LouisvilleKY’s annual Brewfest

LIBA to Host 8th Annual Louisville Brewfest on September 23rd Louisville, KY (August 25, 2016) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 8th Annual Louisville Brewfest on Friday, September 23rd from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at the Louisville Slugger Field, 401 East Main Street. The event will feature independent local and regional beer, wine and bourbon, as well as a variety of food vendors and PureTap® from the Louisville Water Company. Admission is $5, or free for designated drivers, and includes a souvenir cup. Attendees must be 21 or older to enjoy the beer, wine and bourbon. VIP tickets are $50 and…


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Bats and Pokemon pair up this weekend at LouisvilleKY’s Slugger Field

LOUISVILLE BATS TO HOST PAIR OF POKÉMON GO NIGHTS LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats will host a pair of Pokémon Go nights this weekend at Louisville Slugger Field. On both Friday (6-9 p.m.) and Saturday (5-8 p.m.) night, fans can come to the ballpark and be guaranteed to catch Pokémon. The stadium will have three PokéStops and each will be lured for three hours both nights. The lures will begin when gates open (6 p.m.Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday) and last for three hours. Fans who wish to purchase tickets for Pokémon Night may purchase them online at www.batsbaseball.com and earn $2…


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It’s Christmas in July at LouisvilleKY’s Slugger Field this week

LOUISVILLE BATS TO HOST CHRISTMAS IN JULY, TOYS FOR TOTS TOY DRIVE LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats return from the All-Star Break with a four-game series at Louisville Slugger Field against the Indianapolis Indians beginning Thursday, July 14. The series will feature two Reds’ rehab starters pitching for the Bats, Homer Bailey (Friday) and Tim Adleman (Saturday). Saturday, the Bats will host a Christmas in July game and also wear Ugly Christmas Sweater jerseys that will be auctioned off at www.bats.milbauctions.com. The auction will begin on Wednesday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m. and will end on Wednesday July 27 at 10:00…


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LouisvilleKY’s Slugger Field voted best Triple-A Ballpark

>LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville Slugger Field has been voted the best Triple-A ballpark in America as part of Ballpark Digest’s “Best of the Ballparks 2016” contest. The bracket-style contest, which began with 30 total teams on May 11, ran for just over three weeks and lasted a total of five rounds. Louisville Slugger Field won the contest after defeating the Indianapolis Indians’ Victory Field in the final round by a difference of just 316 votes. In total, 14,356 fans voted during the final round of voting. “Louisville Slugger Field is one of the many jewels that minor league baseball has…


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Bats return to LouisvilleKY for a seven game homestand

BATS HOST COLTS, STAR WARS NIGHT LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats return home from their season-long 11-game, 10-day road trip through the division for a seven-game homestand. The homestand opens on Monday, May 16 with Scranton Wilkes-Barre making their lone trip to Louisville Slugger Field for four games. Thursday, May 19, is the third $1 Budweiser Happy Hour of the season from 5:30-7 p.m. with live music featuring “Soul Circus” on the Overlook Deck from 5:30-6:25 p.m. Friday, Columbus enters town and Colts in Motion will be at the stadium as gates will open at 5:45 p.m. with first pitch at 7:05 p.m. Two Colts players,…


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Bats to bring in 10 millionth fan to their Louisville Ky stadium tonight

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As Thunder Over Louisville approaches, the Louisville Bats are approaching their 10 millionth fan at Louisville Slugger Field since the stadium first opened its gates on April 12, 2000. Since 2000, the Bats have drawn 9,998,623, making the 1,377th fan through the gatestonight, the 10 millionth fan. The Bats have surpassed 500,000 fans in each season since 2000, including a franchise record 685,863 the year the ballpark opened, the 20th-best season attendance in Minor League baseball history at the time.   In the 11 seasons since 2005, the Bats have been in the top five in…


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Louisville Ky baseball fun at Slugger Field

Louisville, Ky., – First off, your welcome, Louisville Bats. Just by the Bentley Crew showing up, you were able to break a four game losing streak … at least that’s what we’re telling ourselves. But, in all honestly, and at the risk of journalistic integrity, we had a great time at Sunday’s face off with the Toldeo Mud Hens — even up to the bitter end at the bottom of the 11th inning. The weather was nice, the game was exciting and my kids were in good moods. What more could you ask for? “They have a mac and cheese…


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It’s time for some baseball in Louisville Ky! Bats open season Thursday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats will return home from their season opening seven-game road trip, to begin the 17th home season of Bats’ baseball at Louisville Slugger Field on Thursday, April 14 at 7:05 p.m. Louisville will face the Toledo Mud Hens, the Triple-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers.   Fans can enjoy $1 Bud and Bud Light drafts at the $1 Budweiser Beer Happy Hour on the Overlook Deck from 5:30-7:00 p.m. along with live music by the J.D. Shelburne Band. The first 1,000 fans 16-and-older will be given a Koozie presented by Etscorn Auto Collision. Also, Bats magnetic schedule will be given out at…