May 23, 2013; Clearwater, FL, USA; Louisville Cardinals starting pitcher Chad Green (24) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the Big East baseball championship at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Louisville Baseball Regional Matchups Announced

Today at noon, we learned that Louisville will not be a national seed, due in part to the fact that they had a few disappointing losses in the Big East Tourney, paired with their weaker S.O.S. than other national seeds.  Instead, the Cards will host a region, but will also have the possibility of facing a national seed in the super regional.  And of course, that national seed for Louisville is #2 Vanderbilt, a team that beat Louisville 10-2 this season.  Louisville’s regional is as follows:

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Sickening to think that Louisville was a few wins away from earning a national seed and avoiding a Vanderbilt matchup.  Louisville just now has to look forward and they’ll face Bowling Green (24-29, 202nd in RPI) at 6 pm on Friday.  Miami (36-23, 19th in RPI) will play Oklahoma State (39-17, 52nd in RPI) will play at 2 pm on Friday.  This is going to be a tough region, and some analysts are saying it’ll be the best region pitching-wise and should be full of low-scoring games.  Anyways, it’s gonna be a fun few weeks.  GO CARDS!



Friday, May 31

  • 2 pm Game 1:  Miami vs Oklahoma State
  • 6 pm Game 2:  Louisville vs Bowling Green

Saturday, June 1

  • 12 pm Game 3:  Loser of Game 1 vs Loser of Game 2
  • 4 pm Game 4:  Winner of Game 1 vs Winner of Game 2

Sunday, June 2

  • 12 pm Game 5:  Loser of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 3
  • 4 pm Game 6:  Winner of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 5

Monday, June 3 (if needed)

  • 6 pm Game 7:  Loser of Game 6 vs Winner of Game 6

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