Although none of them appeared on either side of the field in the American League’s 8-6 win in Tuesday’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game, players with ties to Kentucky are scattered throughout the majors.
Former University of Kentucky golfers Cooper Musselman and Tyler “Chip” McDaniel, who graduated this spring, will make their PGA Tour debuts in the Barbasol Championship this week at Keene Trace Golf Club.
Add right-hander Kyle Cody to the list of Texas Rangers prospects to need Tommy John surgery this year. As the Rangers try to produce players for future seasons, losing three prospects is a blow to an already thin farm system.
Phoenix Suns star guard Devin Booker and his friends came to the defense of teammate Tyler Ulis after he was attacked on an elevator, according to TMZ Sports. Booker played at Moss Point MS High School on the Gulf Coast.
Former University of Kentucky player Tristan Pompey contributed an RBI single, a run and a sacrifice bunt in his second day on the job for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, helping his team rally to defeat Lexington Sunday.
Former University of Kentucky baseball star Tristan Pompey tweeted on Friday that he'll be joining the Miami Marlins' Single-A affiliate Greensboro Grasshoppers for their game against the Lexington Legends on Saturday.
A ball-dominant guard not known for his outside shot, former Kentucky Wildcats guard Rajon Rondo seems like an odd fit to play alongside LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers. But could the unconventional pairing actually work?