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The three Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams combined for a 1-2 record Friday, and one former WKU pitcher continued his impressive season. You can see those stories and more below in the daily BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup:
Rome scored eight runs in the eighth inning to send the Lexington Legends to a 17-8 loss. Legends second baseman Chan Jong Moon was 2-4 with one double, two runs scored and one walk, and shortstop Nolan Fontana was 2-3 with one RBI, one run scored and two walks. Right-handed pitcher Jonas Dufek was charged with the loss after surrendering eight runs on eight hits in one and one-third innings. (Box Score)
The Bowling Green Hot Rods held Great Lakes to four hits in a 2-1 win. No Hot Rods batter tallied multiple hits, but shortstop Juniel Querecuto doubled and scored a run. Left-handed pitcher Justin Woodall earned his third win with two scoreless innings of relief, and right-handed pitcher Austin Hubbard pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his 19th save. (Box Score)
The Louisville Bats dropped their seventh consecutive game with a 2-0 loss to Charlotte. Bats first baseman Neftali Soto was 3-4 with one double. Left-handed pitcher Will Ohman was charged with a loss after surrendering one run on one hit in two-thirds of an inning. (Box Score)
Former WKU right-handed pitcher Matt Ridings earned his 10th win of the season after surrendering one unearned run on three hits in seven innings while striking out seven batters and walking one in a start for high A Wilmington.
Former Pleasure Ridge Park High School infielder Zack Cox was 3-6 for AA Jacksonville.
Former UK infielder Neiko Johnson was 2-5 with one triple and one run scored for short-season Tri-City.
Former UK outfielder Sawyer Carroll was 2-4 with one RBI for AAA Tucson.
Former UK third baseman Thomas McCarthy was 2-4 with one double, two RBI and one run scored for rookie-level Great Falls.
Former Butler High School infielder Seth Bynum was 2-4 with one double and one RBI for AA Harrisburg.
Former Butler High School and UofL infielder Adam Duvall slugged his 27th home run of the season for high A San Jose.
Former Lafayette High School and EKU infielder Jayson Langfels slugged his fourth home run of the season for high A Modesto.
Former WKU right-handed pitcher Craig Stem was promoted to low A Great Lakes, where he pitched two scoreless innings in his debut.
Former UK right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer was charged with a loss in his first poor start since being promoted to high A Potomac. Meyer surrendered six runs on seven hits in four innings while striking out three batters and walking three.