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Fans Invited to Play Catch at the Ballpark

Reserve your spot today. Packages available now.
June 29, 2020

Tired of being stuck inside? Get out and head to the ballpark on Saturday, July 11 or Saturday, July 25 to play catch on the field! Fans can purchase a Play Catch on the Field package for $45. Each package includes access for two people to play catch for 45

2020 Minor League Baseball Season Cancelled

June 30, 2020

Statement from MiLB Major League Baseball™ (MLB™) has informed Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) that it will not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will not be a Minor League Baseball season in 2020. “These are unprecedented times for our

Vote for Slugger Field in "Best of Ballparks" Tournament

Louisville Slugger Field advances to final eight ballparks
June 29, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Nationally known baseball website, Ballpark Digest, which focuses on the business of baseball in Major League, Minor League and Collegiate Baseball is currently running a nationwide fan vote on their website looking for the “Best of the Ballparks 2020”. The bracket-style tournament allows fans to cast their

Take Batting Practice at Louisville Slugger Field

Private on-field experience now available for fans
June 26, 2020

Step into the batters box at Louisville Slugger Field! Have you ever dreamed of stepping into the same batter’s box and taking some cuts just like some of your favorite Bats players? Joey Votto! Adam Dunn! Deion Sanders! The Bats are excited to announce an exclusive opportunity for fans to

Thunder Over Louisville Event Cancelled

Annual event cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
June 12, 2020

Organizers for the annual 2020 Thunder Over Louisville event that was re-scheduled for Saturday, August 15 announced that the event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Q: I purchased tickets to the Thunder at Slugger game, what does this mean for me? A: Fans who purchased tickets to

Bats to host second virtual concert to benefit charity

May 28, 2020

[CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE] LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats will be hosting their second live virtual musical performance from home plate at their ballpark, Louisville Slugger Field on Sunday, May 31 to help benefit the One Louisville: Covid-19 Response Fund. The initiative, “Live At Home(Plate)” will treat fans

Bats To Re-Air Broadcast From 1995 American Association Championship

May 12, 2020

\Click here to watch on Facebook Live\ | \Click here to purchase Redbirds gear\ LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats today announced they are re-airing the original broadcast from the team’s series-clinching Game 5 of the 1995 American Association Championship this Thursday, May 14 on Facebook Live, courtesy of Texas

Louisville Bats Lend a Helping Hand

April 28, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Louisville Bats are proud to help serve the Kentuckyiana area and continue to unveil programs this offseason to provide support to those affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The team has launched six initiatives during April alone and looks forward to continuing to offer help during this

Fan Donations to Benefit Local Food Bank, Provide Free Ticket to Local Heroes

April 28, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Louisville Bats, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the launch of MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed with Feeding America® to raise funds for local food banks and honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meet Buddy Bat, Andy Armadillo for Texas Roadhouse Takeouts

April 25, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Louisville Bats and Texas Roadhouse have created a joint effort to reward fans for taking advantage of takeout orders during "Kids Night" at local Texas Roadhouse locations in Louisville. Over the next two weeks, Buddy Bat and Texas Roadhouse's Andy Armadillo will be delivering takeout orders

Bats to Stream Live Concert From Ballpark to Treat Fans to Show, Raise Money for Charity

April 21, 2020

[WATCH LIVE ON THE BATS FACEBOOK PAGE] LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats today announced an effort to raise funds for those affected by COVID-19 by hosting a live stream of a live musical performance from home plate at their ballpark, Louisville Slugger Field. The initiative, “Live At Home(Plate)” will

Bats, Hot Rods & Legends Announce “Team Kentucky” COVID-19 Relief Effort

April 16, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats, in conjunction with the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A Tampa Bay Rays) and Lexington Legends (Class-A Kansas City Royals), today announced they have formed a joint effort “Team Kentucky” campaign to benefit respective local charities that are offering assistance to those affected by COVID-19.

Bats to Re-Air Broadcast of Team's First Ever Home Game at Louisville Slugger Field

April 8, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats are celebrating what would have been Opening Day for the 2020 season by re-airing the original broadcast from the team’s first ever home game at Louisville Slugger Field on April 12, 2000. The game will be streamed on Facebook Live this Thursday as part

Bats Launch “Buddy’s Curbside Pick-Up” To Support Local Restaurants

April 2, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats today announced they are partnering with ImagineAR – a company specializing in delivering augmented reality (AR) – to help support local restaurant partners whose operations have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The “Buddy’s Curbside Pick-Up” initiative offers fans the chance to win a

Stream Bats’ Entire 2019 Season For Free On MiLB.TV

March 27, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville Bats today announced that their entire 2019 season is available to stream for free on MiLB.TV as part of a limited-time special offer from Minor League Baseball. Each of the Bats’ 140 games from last year can be watched on-demand until Opening Day of the

Q&A: Bats Manager Pat Kelly

March 24, 2020 interviewed team skipper Pat Kelly for a feature in the upcoming season's game-day program. As Kelly approaches the rare milestone of 1,800 career managerial wins in Minor League Baseball, we wanted to delve into the process of coaching in the minors for 30-plus years. The full transcript is below,

2020 Season Updates: Ticket Info & FAQ's

2020 season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
March 18, 2020

Updated 7/1/2020 Below are some frequently asked questions regarding the 2020 season & ticket purchases. The Louisville Bats staff is working hard to provide you with communication & updates regarding the 2020 season while working remotely from home. For any questions or concerns, please reach out to [email protected] or call

Weekly Wrap-Up: Reds Spring Training (3/16)

March 16, 2020

This week for the Spring Training Wrap Up, will highlight three players who stood out at Reds camp and may potentially suit up with the Louisville Bats during the upcoming 2020 season. The players chosen for this week’s iteration are outfielder Josh VanMeter, outfielder Phillip Ervin and right-hander Sal

Minor League Baseball To Delay Start Of 2020 Season

March 12, 2020

St. Petersburg, FL, March 12, 2020 — Minor League Baseball (MiLB) issued the following statement today: “In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, and after consultation with medical professionals and our partners at Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball will delay the start of the 2020 Championship Season. We will

Annual Open House To Be Rescheduled

March 9, 2020

\THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED -- WE WILL ANNOUNCE UPDATES AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE\ LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In celebration of the “Year of the Fan,” the Louisville Bats are inviting fans to attend their annual “Open House” event at Louisville Slugger Field on Saturday, March 28 from 10

Top 20 Greatest Bats Players Unveiled

March 6, 2020

Fan Vote Determined Elite Class of Bats Alum

Single Game Tickets on Sale Monday, March 2

February 28, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Louisville Bats today announced single game tickets for the 2020 season will go on sale Monday, March 2 at 10 a.m. Monday's on-sale is the first chance for fans to secure individual tickets for the Bats' exciting, promo-packed schedule for the "Year of the Fan." Ticket