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The three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams combined for a 3-1 record Sunday, and three different former Kentucky college stars posted three-hit games for their respective teams. You can see those stories and more below in the daily BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup:
The Lexington Legends posted a season-high in runs scored in a 16-6 win versus Hagerstown. Legends left fielder Brandon Meredith was 4-6 with one home run, three RBI and two runs scored, and catcher Christian Moronta was 3-5 with two doubles, three RBI, three runs scored and one walk. Six different Legends’ batters tallied multiple hits in the game. Right-handed pitcher Chris Devenski earned his seventh win of the season but first as a Legend after surrendering four runs on seven hits in five innings while striking out five batters and walking three. (Box Score)
In the completion of a game suspended due to rain Saturday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods could not overcome an early seven-run deficit in a 7-2 loss to Fort Wayne. Hot Rods center fielder Drew Vettleson was 2-3 with one home run, one RBI and one run scored, and first baseman Cameron Seitzer was 2-3 with one RBI and one walk. Left-handed pitcher Ryan Carpenter was charged with the loss after surrendering two runs in the first inning before the suspension. (Box Score)
In the second game of the day, the Hot Rods jumped out to an early seven-run lead and held off a late Fort Wayne rally to preserve a 7-4 win. Hot Rods third baseman Tyler Goeddel was 2-3 with one double, one triple, three RBI and two runs scored, and shortstop Tyler Goeddel was 2-3 with two RBI. Right-handed pitcher Parker Markel earned his eighth win of the season after surrendering three runs on six hits in six innings while striking out three batters and walking four, and right-handed pitcher Austin Hubbard recorded the last out with the possible tying run at bat for his 17th save. (Box Score)
The Louisville Bats scored single runs in three consecutive innings to come from behind in a 4-2 win versus Charlotte. Bats third baseman Mike Costanzo was 3-4 with one home run, one RBI and one run scored, and first baseman Neftali Soto was 2-3 with one double and one run scored. Second baseman Cody Puckett also homered in the game. Right-handed pitcher Chad Reineke earned his fifth win after surrendering two runs on eight hits in seven innings while striking out five batters and walking one, and right-handed pitcher J. J. Hoover pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his 10th save. (Box Score)
Former UK outfielder Sawyer Carroll was 3-5 with one triple, one RBI and one run scored for AAA Tucson.
Former Lafayette High School and EKU infielder Jayson Langfels was 3-5 with two RBI and two runs scored for high A Modesto.
Former UofL infielder Phil Wunderlich was 3-4 for high A Charlotte.
Former Butler High School and UofL infielder Adam Duvall homered for the third consecutive game and 24th time this season for high A San Jose.
Former Beechwood High School and Campbellsville infielder Chris Curley was 2-2 with two RBI and one run scored for low A Kannapolis.
Former St. Mary’s High School infielder Shawn Roof was 2-5 with one double, one RBI and one stolen base for AA New Britain.
Former Pleasure Ridge Park High School infielder Zach Osborne was 2-3 with one RBI for short-season Tri-City.
Former Trinity High School infielder Tyler Kuhn was 2-4 for AAA Charlotte while playing against his hometown Louisville Bats.
Former UofL left-handed pitcher Justin Marks pitched two scoreless innings in a rehab appearance for the rookie-level AZL Royals.