WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – It was a pitcher’s duel that propelled the game into extra innings between the Lexington Legends and Asheville Tourists. The Legends walked it off in the bottom of the tenth inning, courtesy of an RBI double by Cal Jones and Lexington took game two, 2-1.
MCCORMICK FIELD (Asheville, NC) – The Lexington Legends were swept in the second doubleheader of the series facing the Asheville Tourists. They fell in game one 7-1 and in game two, 5-3. Lexington is now 32-29 on the season and Asheville improves to 24-37.
The Tourists got to scoring early and often in game one. In the bottom of the first inning, Bret Boswell doubled to right field then scored on a throwing error by Lexington’s pitcher Nolan Watson on the sacrifice bunt by Ryan Vilade and Asheville led 1-0. With Vilade on third, Sean Bouchard lined an RBI double to left field, extending the Tourists’ lead to 2-0. Continue reading Legends Swept By Tourists in Doubleheader→
JOSEPH P. RILEY JR PARK (Charleston, SC) – The Lexington Legends were shutout for the second time this season in a 6-0 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs. Nolan Watson (2-2, 6.33 ERA) was given the loss for Lexington, tossing 3.2 innings allowing four runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out two. Garrett Whitlock (2-1, 1.06 ERA) earned the win for Charleston, throwing 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing two hits with 10 strikeouts and one free pass. Whitlock has not allowed a run in his last four starts. Andrew Beckwith pitched 2.1 innings in relief for the Legends, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out one. Julio Pinto threw two shutout innings, allowing one walk and fanning one batter. Continue reading Legends Blanked in Game Two Loss to RiverDogs→
JOSEPH P RILEY JR PARK (Charleston, SC) – After a close first two innings of play, the Lexington Legends capitalized on a five-run third inning to hold on to an 11-4 win over the Charleston RiverDogs. The Legends now improve to 14-12 on the season and the RiverDogs fall to 13-15. Andres Sotillet was awarded the win for the Legends tossing 5.0 innings while allowing four runs (three earned) on seven hits while walking one and striking out four. Daniel Ramos was given the loss, allowing seven runs (four earned) in 2.1 innings, while walking one and striking out four. Continue reading Lexington Puts Exclamation Mark On Game One Win Against Charleston→
Bluegrass Sports Nation has added the Indy 500 to their long list of events that they cover. BSN covers everything from the Lexington Legends to NASCAR racing at various tracks. BSN is proud to be the leader in the region in High School Sports coverage and unmatched in UK coverage. Continue reading Bluegrass Sports Nation has you covered→
The one great thing about minor league baseball is that every opening day truly signals a new beginning. It’s out with the old and in with the new. Nowhere does this apply more than with the Lexington Legends. The hometown affiliate of the Kansas City Royals stunk up the league last year finishing in next to last place in the Southern Division with a disappointing 62-75 record. In fact, they’ve been fairly putrid for the past several years, so I’m always looking for signs of change–morsels of hope that things have finally turned around and success is just around the corner.Continue reading Lexington Legends – A Legendary Start—By John Huang→
WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – Baseball is back in Lexington as the Lexington Legends kick off the 2018 season at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Thursday, April 5 at 7:05 p.m. The Legends will first face the Charleston RiverDogs for a four game series before the Greenville Drive roll into town on Monday, April 9. Continue reading Lexington Legends Ready to Kick off 2018 with a Bang→