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Bearcats Finish Non-Conference Baseball Schedule Against #7 Louisville

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The Cincinnati Bearcats baseball team finishes off their non-conference slate this afternoon against the Louisville Cardinals.

Louisville (16-6) is frankly a fantastic team, brimming with Major League-level talent.

This 6 PM contest at the UC Baseball Stadium will be a great test for the 10-10 Bearcats. You can watch it on the ESPN+ app if you can’t attend in person.

Over the weekend, the Bearcats had a successful time of it against St. Louis. The Bearcats won on Friday and Saturday before taking a serious beating on Sunday.

Nevertheless, the pair of wins improve Cincinnati’s season mark to 10-10. All 20 of Cincinnati’s games thus far was been non-conference affairs.

On Friday, Cincinnati took a 4-0 lead in the first inning and hung on for an 8-4 victory over St. Louis. Southpaw pitcher Dean McCarthy had a superb start for the Bearcats. He pitched 7 innings, surrendering just 2 runs in the winning effort. This was McCarthy’s first win of the season.

On Saturday, the Bearcats belted 4 homeruns in an 8-5 win. Griffin Merritt led the way for Cincinnati, going 4 for 4 and blasting two homers in the victory.