Louisville Reigns In The Rain, Again

One of the earmarks of this college baseball season is that it has coincided with one of the wettest springs in recent memory, raining almost every weekend, home and away, over the last month or so.

However, Dan McDonnell’s has not had a game canceled because of bad weather. He has doubled up, rescheduled, worked around the elements, played during constant rain. More stormy weather expected the next couple of days, including Tuesday when U of L closes the home season out against Eastern Kentucky.

Dan McDonnell, Rainmeister

Bring an umbrella. The game will go on.

Drizzling again most of Sunday in the University of Louisville 8-4 decision over St. John’s, keeping U of L in the chase for the Big East Conference title. With three conference games to go, Dan McDonnell’s team is a half game out of first place.

Stewart Ijames, the missing element with his injured shoulder last season, unfazed by the wet bat handles or soaked baseballs, knocking two of them out of park, collecting six runs batted in. Can’t say it enough: good to see him back.

Louisville closes out the regular season this weekend with three games at Notre Dame while UConn hosts Seton Hall.

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

2 thoughts on “Louisville Reigns In The Rain, Again

  • May 17, 2010 at 1:11 pm
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    Charlie.. correction . . . The Cards finish out the year with an away series with Notre Dame. UConn finishes out with a home series against Seton Hall. GO CARDS AND GO PIRATES!!!!

    • May 17, 2010 at 9:03 pm
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      Thanks, JJ. I knew that. Guess I was thinking about last season, maybe. My day for corrections, wow.

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