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Louisville Prospects Get Little Recognition

A PREVIOUS VERSION OF THIS STORY IDENTIFIED THE TEAM AS BATTLE CREEK ATTACK. THE TEAM HAS NOW MOVED TO LOUISVILLE, KY AND BECOME THE LOUISVILLE SLUGGERS.

Small market Battle Creek has trouble winning games, and the players have trouble getting noticed. This is nowhere more pronounced than in the 17th ranked prospect pool, which features a succession of first round picks no one has heard of.

But that might be changing if last season is any indication. The Attack ended 2017 with their best win percentage ever, .450, finishing in 3rd place for their second time after seeing a late-season rally that saw them go 19-15 in the last two months of the year. Continue reading “Louisville Prospects Get Little Recognition”