Category Archives: Lexington Legends

Pro Baseball – Lexington Legends Crowned South Atlantic League Champions in 2-1 Victory

Legends win SAL Title – Photo by Lexington Legends

FIRSTENERGY PARK (Lakewood, NJ) – With a 2-1 victory over the Lakewood BlueClaws, the Lexington Legends are 2018 South Atlantic League Champions. This is the first time since 2001 that the Legends have been crowned SAL Champions. Continue reading Pro Baseball – Lexington Legends Crowned South Atlantic League Champions in 2-1 Victory

Lexington Legends Drops Game Three To Asheville, But Take Series Over Tourists

Legends Charlie Neuweiler – Photo Submitted by Legends

WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends fell in game three to the Asheville Tourists 6-3, but take the important series overall over the Tourists. The Legends are now tied with the Greenville Drive for first place in the Southern Division.  Continue reading Lexington Legends Drops Game Three To Asheville, But Take Series Over Tourists

Lexington Legends and BUSH’S Beans Are Teaming Up Against Hunger

The two organizations are coming together with God’s Pantry Food Bank to fight hunger in the Lexington, KY community

LEXINGTON, KY and KNOXVILLE, Tenn.  –  July 26th, 2018 – The Lexington Legends and BUSH’S® Beans are working with God’s Pantry Food Bank to “Team Up Against Hunger.” In its second year, this program encourages fans to bring non-perishable food donations to Whitaker Bank Ballpark and, in turn, fans will receive a $9 Box Seat for helping to feed the local community through the Food Bank. Ninety Minor League Baseball™(MiLB) clubs across the country will “Team Up Against Hunger” throughout the month of July. The month is significant as it marks the middle of summer break and a crucial time when millions of children are not receiving free or reduced-price meals at their schools as they do when school is in session. Continue reading Lexington Legends and BUSH’S Beans Are Teaming Up Against Hunger

Lexington Legends Walk It Off in the Bottom of the Tenth Against Asheville Tourists

 

Charlie Neuweiler

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.

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Legends Swept By Tourists in Doubleheader

Legend’s Rivero

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