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The two active Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams were 1-1 on Wednesday, and several former Kentucky college standouts posted multi-hit efforts for their respective teams. You can see those stories and more below in the daily BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup:
Right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz earned his ninth victory of the season after leading the Lexington Legends to a 9-2 win versus West Virginia. Foltynewicz surrendered two runs on five hits in six and one-third innings while striking out four batters and walking three. Second baseman Delino DeShields Jr. was 2-5 with one double and two runs scored, and right fielder Mike Kvasnicka was 2-5 with one double and one run scored. Shortstop Chan Moon slugged his second home run of the season and drove in four runs. (Box Score)
A four-run third inning was enough offense for West Michigan to send the Bowling Green Hot Rods to a 4-2 loss. Hot Rods first baseman Jeff Malm was 3-4 with one home run, one RBI and one run scored, and designated hitter Todd Glaesmann was 2-4 with two doubles. Former WKU catcher Matt Rice was 2-3 with one double. Hot Rods right-handed pitcher Andrew Bellatti was charged with the loss after surrendering four runs on two hits in three innings. Left-handed pitcher Jacob Partridge surrendered three hits in six scoreless innings of relief while striking out five batters and walking one. (Box Score)
The Louisville Bats were off Wednesday.
Former UK second baseman Chris Bisson was 2-3 with two runs scored for high A Lake Elsinore.
Former Lafayette High School and EKU infielder Jayson Langfels was 2-3 with two RBI, one run scored and one walk for high A Modesto.
Former UK outfielder Lance Ray was 2-4 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored for high A Fort Myers.
Former UofL infielder Ryan Wright was 2-5 with one double and one RBI for low A Dayton.
Former WKU infielder Terrence Dayleg was 2-5 with one RBI and one run scored for low A Greensboro.
Former Boyle County High School right-handed pitcher Patrick Cooper did not receive a decision after surrendering two runs on five hits in four innings while striking out three batters and walking none in a start for AA Erie.
Former UK left-handed pitcher Logan Darnell was charged with a loss after surrendering one run on two hits in four and two-third innings while striking out five batters and walking four in a start for AA New Britain.