It might be 20 degrees outside and there is snow in the forecast, but you need to start thinking baseball. Kentucky baseball. Gary Henderson’s team could be prepped for a stellar season.
Baseball America thinks so. The noted publication is out with its pre-season top 25 and Kentucky is No. 11 on the list.
Experience/Intangibles: 60. Kentucky boasts admirable experience on the mound and a lineup loaded with upperclassmen and seasoned sophomores. But this program needs to prove it can get over the hump and win a regional.
Baseball America OFP: 60. Kentucky’s 45-win 2012 season was a surprise, but the Wildcats won’t catch anyone off guard this year. This has a chance to be the best team in school history, with a strong chance to finally break through to Omaha.
By the way, Louisville is ranked pre-season No. 4 by BA.