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The three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams were undefeated Saturday, and one 2012 draftee posted a three-hit effort for his rookie league team. You can see those stories and more below in the daily BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup:
Right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz set a new Lexington Legends’ record with his 16th career win after leading the Legends to a 7-5 win versus Greenville. Foltynewicz surrendered four runs on six hits in six innings while striking out five batters and walking two to earn his 11th win of the season. Legends second baseman Delino DeShields Jr was 3-5 with two doubles, one RBI and one run scored, and outfielder Justin Gominsky was 2-3 with one triple, one double, one RBI and one run scored. Left fielder Brandon Meredith slugged his ninth home run, and right-handed pitcher Murilo Gouvea surrendered one run in one inning for his second save. (Box Score)
The Bowling Green Hot Rods used a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 11th inning to earn a walk-off 5-4 win versus Clinton. Hot Rods catcher Alejandro Segovia was 2-4 with one home run, one RBI and two runs scored, and right fielder Drew Vettleson was 2-5 with one double and one run scored. Right-handed pitcher Austin Hubbard earned his second win of the season with two scoreless innings of relief while striking out three batters and walking one. (Box Score)
Right-handed pitcher Todd Redmond pitched seven shutout innings in his Louisville Bats debut to lead the Bats to a 4-0 win versus Pawtucket. Redmond surrendered five hits in seven innings while striking out eight batters and walking one to earn his seventh AAA win of the season. Bats shortstop Didi Gregorius was 2-4 with one home run, three RBI and one run scored, and second baseman Henry Rodriguez was 2-4 with one run scored. (Box Score)
Former UK third baseman Thomas McCarthy was 3-4 with one RBI, one run scored and one walk for rookie-level Great Falls.
Former Boyle County High School right-handed pitcher Blake Perry did not receive a decision after surrendering two runs on six hits in six innings while striking out five batters and walking one in a start for short-season Yakima.
Former UK left-handed pitcher James Paxton did note receive a decision after surrendering four runs on seven hits in six innings while striking out four batters and walking three in a start for AA Jackson.
Former Henry Clay High School and Bellarmine infielder Patrick Brady was 2-3 with two RBI, one run scored, one walk and one stolen base for high A High Desert.
Former Heath High School and UK outfielder Chad Wright was 2-4 with one run scored for low A West Michigan.
Former Beechwood High School and Campbellsville infielder Chris Curley was 2-4 with one stolen base for low A Kannapolis.
Former Lafayette High School and EKU infielder Jayson Langfels slugged his second home run of the season for high A Modesto.
Former UK right-handed pitcher Jordan Cooper earned his fourth save of the season after surrendering one hit in a scoreless inning for short-season State College.