Sorry if you put off buying reserved seats for the upcoming baseball game between the University of Louisville and Kentucky. All 1,500 reserved seats have been sold.

Standing room is available, however, along with berm seating. Tickets are $5 for the game Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Jim Patterson Stadium.

U of L currently ranks 22nd in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers poll with a 25 -11 record while UK is ranked third with a 32-5 mark.

But first, both teams are facing major challenges this weekend. Louisville, which is 8-4 in league play, faces league-leading South Florida with a 10-2 conference mark in a three-game series in Florida. Kentucky faces LSU in a battle of the SEC’s top two teams with 11-4 conference records.

U of L won the first game over Kentucky 12-0.

Charlie Springer

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