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The three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams were undefeated Monday, and one recently traded Kentucky high school alum made his debut for his new organization. You can see those stories and more below in the daily BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup:
The Lexington Legends held Hagerstown to five hits in a 3-1 win. Right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz earned his 13th win of the season after surrendering two hits in six scoreless innings while striking out seven batters and walking four. Right-handed pitcher Dayan Diaz surrendered one run in the ninth inning but still earned his 17th save of the season. No Legends batter tallied multiple hits in the game. (Box Score)
A five-run first inning was all the offense the Bowling Green Hot Rods needed in a 7-4 win versus Fort Wayne. Hot Rods catcher Alejandro Segovia was 3-5 with two runs scored, and first baseman Cameron Seitzer was 3-4 with one double, one RBI, one run scored and one walk. Right fielder Drew Vettleson slugged his 12th home run of the season. Right-handed pitcher Jake Floethe earned his 10th win of the season after surrendering two runs on five hits in six innings while striking out six batters and walking none. (Box Score)
The Louisville Bats won their third consecutive game with a 4-2 victory versus Toledo. Bats left fielder Willie Harris was 3-4 with one home run, one double, three RBI and two runs scored, and catcher Corky Miller was 2-2 with one RBI and one walk. Right-handed pitcher Tim Gustafson earned his fourth win after surrendering one run on five hits in six and one-third innings while striking out four batters and walking one, and right-handed pitcher Jordan Smith recorded the final two outs for his 12th save. (Box Score)
Former Pleasure Ridge Park High School infielder Zack Cox returned from the disabled list to make his Marlins organizational debut, going 2-5 with one triple, three RBI and one run scored for AA Jacksonville.
Former UK left-handed pitcher Taylor Rogers earned his first win since being promoted to low A Beloit and third win of the season after surrendering three runs on six hits in six innings while striking out seven batters and walking one.
Former Henry Clay High School and UK outfielder Collin Cowgill was 2-5 with one double for AAA Sacramento.
Former EKU infielder Richie Rodriguez was 2-3 for short-season Brooklyn.
Former Boyle County High School right-handed pitcher Blake Perry did not receive a decision after surrendering four runs, two of which were earned, on six hits in five innings while striking out three batters and walking one in a start for short-season Yakima.