As No. 2 Louisville hosts No. 7 Florida State for the first ever series between top 10 teams at Jim Patterson Stadium, ample free parking will be available throughout the weekend at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium (PJCS), home of the Louisville Cardinals football team.

Fans should park in the Bronze Lot, entering at lot D off Floyd Street on the south end of the stadium. Located just a short walk from Jim Patterson Stadium, fans can also utilize the free shuttle from PJCS with pick-up located near Gate 4. Drop-off at the ballpark will be outside the main gates of Jim Patterson Stadium.

Shuttle services, which will run every 5-8 minutes, will begin one hour prior to first pitch each day and will continue until approximately 30 minutes following the final out of the game.

Limited parking will also be available in the additional lots surrounding Jim Patterson Stadium, including the lot located at Central Avenue and Third Street across from the stadium, and the gravel lot at Tway Avenue and Second Street.

Weekend Shuttle Schedule:

Friday (5/8) – First pitch at 6 p.m.

Shuttle starts: 5:00 p.m.

Shuttle ends: 30 minutes after the final out

Saturday (5/9) – First pitch at 1 p.m.

Shuttle starts: noon

Shuttle ends: 30 minutes after the final out

Sunday (5/10) – First pitch at 1 p.m.

Shuttle starts: noon

Shuttle ends: 30 minutes after the final out

Brendan McKay Named to Golden Spikes Watch List

Louisville freshman lefty pitcher and first baseman Brendan McKay was named to the 30-player USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list released on Thursday afternoon.

McKay, from Darlington, Pa., is 7-1 with a 1.81 ERA and 82 strikeouts in 64.2 innings and 15 appearances on the mound, including eight straight weekend starts. At the plate, McKay is hitting .329 with two home runs, 26 RBI, 30 walks and 27 runs scored in 42 starts as a hitter for the No. 2 ranked Cardinals (38-11, 21-3 ACC).

Sponsored by Major League Baseball, and presented to the top amateur baseball player in the country in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, 2015 marks the 38th year of the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. The watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until May 22 — when the semifinalists for the award are announced — ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award.

On May 22, USA Baseball will announce the semifinalists for the 2015 Golden Spikes Award. The semifinalists list will be sent to a voting body consisting of past USA Baseball National Team coaches and press officers, members of the media that follow the amateur game closely, select professional baseball personnel, current USA Baseball staff and the 37 previous winners of the award, representing a group of more than 200 voters.

Fan voting will once again be a part of the Golden Spikes Award in 2015. Friday, May 22, marks the day when amateur baseball fans across the country will be able to vote for their favorite semifinalists at As part of this selection process, all voters will be asked to choose three players from the list. On Tuesday, June 2, USA Baseball will announce the finalists, and voting will once again commence that same day.

The 2015 Golden Spikes Award winner will be named on Tuesday, June 23, at a presentation in Los Angeles. The finalists and their families will be honored at the Rod Dedeaux Foundation Dinner that evening at the Jonathan Club in downtown Los Angeles. – created in 2008 and powered by MLB Advanced Media — is the online home for the award.  The website features content devoted exclusively to the GSA, including news, the weekly Golden Spikes Award spotlight, voting history and past winner photo galleries.

Up next, No. 2 Louisville will host No. 7 Florida State on Friday at 6 p.m., ET at Jim Patterson Stadium in the first game of a weekend showdown between the top two teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Cardinals and Seminoles will continue their series on Saturday at 1 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m., and admission is free throughout the weekend.


A complete list of the 30-player USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list is as follows:

Name, Position, Class, School, Conference (New players in bold)

Andrew Benintendi, OF, Sophomore, Arkansas, SEC

David Berg, RHP, Senior, UCLA, Pac 12

Phil Bickford, RHP, Sophomore, CC of Southern Nevada, Scenic West (JC)

Alex Bregman, SS, Junior, LSU, SEC

Willie Calhoun, IF/OF, Sophomore, Yavapai College, ACCAC (JC)

Taylor Clarke, RHP, RS-Junior, College of Charleston, CAA

Will Craig, 1B/RHP, Sophomore, Wake Forest, ACC

Carson Cross, RHP, RS-Senior, UConn, American Athletic

Matthew Crownover, LHP, Junior, Clemson, ACC

Bobby Dalbec, 3B/RHP, Sophomore, Arizona, Pac 12

Donnie Dewees, OF, RS-Sophomore, North Florida, Atlantic Sun

Riley Ferrell, RHP, Junior, TCU, Big 12

Michael Freeman, LHP, Senior, Oklahoma State, Big 12

Carson Fulmer, RHP, Junior, Vanderbilt, SEC

Luke Gillingham, LHP, Junior, Navy, Patriot League

Ian Happ, OF, Junior, Cincinnati, American Athletic

Kyle Holder, SS, Junior, San Diego, West Coast

Tyler Jay, LHP, Junior, Illinois, Big 10

Kevin Kaczmarski, OF, RS-Senior, Evansville, Missouri Valley

Scott Kingery, 2B, Junior, Arizona, Pac 12

Alex Lange, RHP, Freshman, LSU, SEC

Brendan McKay, IF/LHP, Freshman, Louisville, ACC

Andrew Moore, RHP, Junior, Oregon State, Pac 12

Kade Scivicque, C, Senior, LSU, SEC

Nick Sell, 3B, Senior, Seton Hill, PSAC (D2)

Mike Shawaryn, RHP, Sophomore, Maryland, Big 10

DJ Stewart, OF, Junior, Florida State, ACC

Dansby Swanson, SS, Junior, Vanderbilt, SEC

Dillon Tate, RHP, Junior, UCSB, Big West

Logan Taylor, OF, Junior, Texas A&M, SEC

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