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The three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams were 2-1 on Friday, and a couple of former Kentucky college pitchers picked up saves for their respective teams. You can see those stories and more below in the daily BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup:
The Lexington Legends pounded out 15 hits to open a three-game series with Greensboro with a 6-2 win. Right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz earned his eighth win of the season after surrendering two runs on seven hits in seven innings while striking out three batters and walking two. Legends third baseman Matt Duffy was 3-4 with one home run, two RBI and one run scored, and five other Legends tallied two hits in the game. (Box Score)
The Bowling Green Hot Rods closed out a four-game series with Lansing with a 3-0 win. Right-handed pitcher Jake Floethe earned his sixth win of the season after surrendering five hits in seven shutout innings while striking out four batters and walking one. Right-handed pitcher Jason McEachern pitched two perfect innings for his second save. Hot Rods center fielder Todd Glaesmann was 2-4 with one double and one RBI, and former WKU catcher Matt Rice was 2-4. All three Bowling Green Runs came in the third inning. (Box Score)
The Louisville Bats lost for the seventh time in nine June games with a 7-3 loss to Syracuse. Bats right fielder Bill Rhinehart was 3-4 with one double and two runs scored, and catcher Dioner Navarro was 2-3 with one home run, two RBI and one run scored. Left-handed pitcher Ryan Feierabend was charged with the loss in his Bats’ debut after surrendering seven runs on nine hits in four and one-third innings. (Box Score)
Former Lafayette High School and EKU infielder Jayson Langfels was 2-4 with one triple and one run scored for high A Modesto.
Former UK second baseman Chris Bisson singled, walked twice, drove in two runs, scored two runs and stole one base for high A Lake Elsinore.
Former UofL right-handed pitcher Tony Zych earned his fifth save of the season with a scoreless inning of relief for high A Daytona.
Former WKU right-handed pitcher Matt Ridings earned his second save of the season with a scoreless inning of relief for low A Kane County.