KU closer on Freshman All-America team

Kansas University closer Stephen Villines earned second-team Freshman All-America honors, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced Monday.

Five more Jayhawks drafted

Five Kansas University baseball players were drafted on the final day of the Major League Baseball amateur draft on Saturday.

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Rangers take KU pitcher Benjamin in fifth round of MLB Draft

With the 156th pick of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, the Texas Rangers selected Kansas University baseball’s junior left-handed pitcher Wes Benjamin Friday afternoon.

Column: Triple-A hasn’t changed ex-KU player Robby Price

The third of the baseball Price sons is watched in a very modern way, but it’s Robby Price's old-school qualities as a ballplayer that keep him moving steadily up the Tampa Bay Rays farm system. Column by Tom Keegan

One city product in super regionals

Four city high school products earned trips to the NCAA Baseball Tournament, but just one advanced out of the regional round Sunday.

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KU baseball season ends with 8-6 loss to Kentucky

Kansas University battled back from an eight-run deficit, but the Jayhawks’ first NCAA Tournament trip in five seasons ended with an 8-6 regional setback to Kentucky on Sunday at Jim Patterson Stadium.

Former LHS, FSHS standouts continue play at NCAA baseball regionals

Former high school baseball standouts from the city of Lawrence continued play in NCAA regionals on Saturday.

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Louisville beats Kansas, 6-3, at NCAA regional

Jayhawks have rematch Sunday with Kentucky

After defeating Kentucky on Friday in its NCAA Tournament opener, Kansas University’s baseball team lost, 6-3, to host Louisville — the regional’s top seed — Saturday at Jim Patterson Stadium.

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KU-Louisiville NCAA baseball game to be shown on ESPN2

On the heels of its 10-6, opening-day victory over No. 22 Kentucky in NCAA Baseball regional action, the KU baseball program announced early Saturday morning that today's game vs. No. 13 Louisville would be shown on ESPN2.

LHS, FSHS grads go 3-1 at NCAA baseball

Three of the four Lawrence high school products playing in the NCAA Baseball Tournament won opening-round regional games on Friday.

Kansas outfielder Tucker Tharp ascends from walk-on to captain

Throughout his youth, Kansas University senior Tucker Tharp watched his two older brothers play important roles for their collegiate teams and always figured that he, too, one day would travel down that path. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks weather rain delays, upend UK; Louisville next

Kansas vs. Louisville to air live on ESPN 2

After Ritch Price’s program went five seasons without an NCAA Tournament appearance, the coach’s Kansas University baseball players didn’t mind spending long stretches of Friday afternoon killing time at Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium.

City well represented in NCAA Baseball Tournament

When the 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament begins today, Lawrence will be well represented, and not just because of Kansas University making its first appearance in five years. By Benton Smith

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The right stuff: KU baseball pitchers rely on ‘D,’ not heat

None of the Jayhawks who step on the mound this weekend at the NCAA Tournament regional in Louisville, Kentucky, will do so with the intention of going all Nolan Ryan against Kentucky, Louisville or Kent State. By Benton Smith

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Get Ritch: KU baseball coach Price bonds with players to build program

Baseballs hang from every branch of the Price family tree. Ritch Price is in his 12th season as Kansas University’s baseball coach. His son, Ritchie, is the third-base coach. Ritchie and his brothers, Ryne and Robby, also played for KU. Price’s days of coaching his sons are over, but to hear his players tell it, he’s not done blurring the lines between father and coach. By Tom Keegan

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