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Diekroeger’s eighth inning squeeze bunt keys Legends to 5-2 victory over Sand Gnats


The Lexington Legends scored the go-ahead run on a squeeze bunt by Kenny Diekroeger in the bottom of the eighth inning and went on to a 5-2 win over the Savannah Sand Gnats Sunday.   The score was tied 2-2 …

Legends halt eight-game losing streak with three-hit 1-0 shutout win over Savannah


Pedro Fernandez and Matt Tenuta teamed up for a three-hit shutout, and Frank Schwindel drove in the game’s only run with a sixth-inning double as the Lexington Legends ended an eight-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Savannah Saturday …

Charleston RiverDogs pull away for
10-3 win against Lexington Legends


  Tyler Wade had four hits and two runs batted in and Miguel Andujar had two hits and three RBI as the Charleston RiverDogs took a 10-3 win over the Lexington Legends Thursday night.   After each team scored a …

Charleston defeats Lexington 6-4; All-Star Mills could not carry Legends in season debut


  Charleston broke a tie with a run in the seventh inning, and Brandon Thomas added a two-run homer in the eighth as the RiverDogs got past the Lexington Legends 6-4 Wednesday night.   The RiverDogs scored a run in …

Lucas, McKay were chosen in the 2014 MLB Draft, but will compete for Louisville in 2015


  The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign 2014 draft picks passed last Friday and the Louisville baseball team received good news as veteran infielder Zach Lucas and incoming freshman lefty pitcher/first baseman Brendan McKay chose to play …

Former NKU pitcher Jarrett Casey promoted to Triple-A, will play for the Charlotte Knights


  Former Northern Kentucky University standout pitcher Jarrett Casey has been promoted to the Charlotte Knights, the organization announced on Monday.   Casey, a lefty from Indianapolis, Indiana, began the season with the Single-A Winston-Salem Dash and played in just …

Gsellman fans 10, grabs eighth victory
as Sand Gnats outdistance Legends, 5-1


Behind strong pitching by starter Robert Gsellman, the Savannah Sand Gnats took a 5-1 victory over the Lexington Legends Friday night.   The Sand Gnats took the lead with two runs in the bottom of the second inning. Consecutive singles …

Comcast Cable reaches agreement
with ESPN to carry new SEC Network


Comcast Cable has reached an agreement with ESPN to carry the SEC Network, which will begin rolling out to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference across Comcast markets in mid August.   Comcast subscribers will also have authenticated access …

Legends head to Savannah after suffering decisive doubleheader sweep by RiverDogs


The Charleston RiverDogs swept a doubleheader from the Lexington Legends Thursday night by scores of 6-2 and 5-1.   In game one, the Legends scored a run in the second inning when Dex Kjerstad singled, stole second and scored on …

UK’s Reed completes sweep of national baseball awards by capturing Golden Spikes


  Kentucky two-way star AJ Reed has been selected as the 2014 Golden Spikes Award winner, given annually to the top amateur player in the nation by USA Baseball, making him a unanimous pick as the national player of the …

Ramos bangs out two-run single in ninth, lifting Legends to 7-5 victory over RiverDogs


  Mauricio Ramos’ two-run single in the ninth inning broke a 5-5 tie, and the Lexington Legends went on to a 7-5 win over Charleston in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader Wednesday night. Because of rain delays during …

Major League Baseball’s All-Star spotlight
will shine on Cincinnati next summer


Having waited decades to host another All-Star Game, the Reds and Cincinnati have been preparing for it even before they knew another would ever come. That preparation has jumped multiple levels this week during the 2014 All-Star Game at Target …

Lindsey Wilson’s Sebald earned All-Star nod in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League


  Lindsey Wilson baseball student-athlete Scott Sebald has been named to the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League South All-Star Team.   Sebald, a pitcher for the Blue Raider baseball team, is 4-2 in seven starts in his first season with …

Legends’ matchup with Riverdogs rained
out; doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday


The game between the Lexington Legends and Charleston RiverDogs scheduled for Tuesday has been rained out and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday night.   The first of two seven-inning games will begin at 6:05 p.m. …

Snider leaves post as Illinois associate head coach to become Cards’ recruiting coordinator


University of Louisville baseball head coach Dan McDonnell announced on Tuesday the hiring of former Illinois associate head coach Eric Snider as an assistant coach with the Cardinals.   Snider will serve as hitting coach and recruiting coordinator for Louisville …