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Quickies: MLB Cats Edition

Bat Cats get selected in the MLB Draft and more.

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The Kentucky baseball team missed the NCAA Tournament this year, but they’re not coming up short in the MLB Draft.

At the end of round 10, six former Wildcats had been selected.

Pitcher Sean Hjelle, outfielder Tristan Pompey, catcher/first baseman Kole Cottam, pitcher Zac Haake, utility player Luke Heyer and infielder Luke Becker have been drafted thus far.

Kentucky was one of just three schools to have that many players taken through the first 10 rounds. Wednesday is the final day of the draft. It has a whopping 30 rounds, all in one day.

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Kentucky's Mitch Barnhart talks of changes he'd like to see in college basketball - Cats' Pause
Kentucky AD Mitch Barnhart watches a ton of college basketball. But how would Barnhart, the fan, change college basketball?

UK baseball: Here's who was drafted from UK on the second day of the MLB Draft - Cats' Pause
Five UK players were selected on the second day of the MLB Draft.

Bryan Antoine loves Kentucky's pitch, talks to current Wildcats on regular basis | Kentucky Sports Radio
2019 five-star guard Bryan Antoine was one of the early cuts at the USA Basketball U18 Training Camp held in Colorado Springs over the last week, but the consensus top-10 prospect has dominated high school basketball and the AAU circuit over the past year.

Rick Pitino is writing a book | Kentucky Sports Radio
Rick Pitino plans to release a book about his career, including how it all came crashing down at Louisville.

UKTF Set for 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships June 6-9 - University of Kentucky
The collegiate track and field season will culminate over the next four days when Kentucky competes at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.

Greatest Expectations for UK Women Come from Within - University of Kentucky
Edrick Floréal remembers this time two years ago like it was yesterday.

Oliver Luck leaving NCAA to lead XFL reboot - Yahoo Sports
A source familiar with Luck's decision making told Yahoo Sports that Luck's move is based primarily on the "special opportunity" of being involved with the launch of a professional football league.

Giants GM Dave Gettleman diagnosed with lymphoma -
New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman announced Tuesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. The 67-year-old says he intends to keep working during treatment.

LeBron James doesn't 'feel good' about another 0-2 deficit to the Warriors, but there's always tomorrow |
The Cavs have beaten Golden State twice in Game 3s over the last three years, including after losing the first two games of the 2016 Finals in Oakland, Calif.

Justify Draws Rail for Triple Crown Attempt - BloodHorse
Justify's attempt to become the 13th horse to sweep the American classics will commence June 9 out of the inside post position, with the son of Scat Daddy deemed the 4-5 morning-line favorite over nine challengers.

Rob Gronkowski considered retirement to see where his mind and body were – ProFootballTalk
Rob Gronkowski returned to work with his teammates for the first time this offseason after considering retirement. “I had to see where my body was at and where my mind was at, but now I’m out here, and I feel good," Gronkowski said, via Jeff Darlington of ESPN.

FSU softball wins first College World Series title in school history - Tomahawk Nation
The Seminoles fought back from an early deficit to claim the championship.

Sports betting no longer exclusive to Nevada as Delaware joins in - Delaware Online
Tuesday was the first time state-sanctioned, single-game sports bets occurred in the United States outside Nevada.