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Seven-run ninth inning rally falls short, Legends amass season-best 22 hits in loss

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  In a game that featured 44 hits and saw the home team rally from a 12-run deficit, the Augusta GreenJackets held on for a 16-14 win over the Lexington Legends Monday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   Each team …

Legends blow three-run lead, Drive take control with six-run sixth inning burst

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  A six-run rally in the sixth inning put Greenville in front, and the Drive held on for a 7-6 win over the Lexington Legends Sunday in Greenville, South Carolina.   The Legends held a 4-1 lead before the Drive’s …

Vallot crushes three-run homer, propels Legends to 8-4 road decision over Greenville

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  Michael Hill drove in five runs with two doubles and a sacrifice fly, and Chase Vallot hit a three-run homer as the Lexington Legends took an 8-4 win over the Greenville Drive Thursday night in Greenville.   Starting pitchers …

Legends matchup with Greenville Thursday featured on CBS Sports Network broadcast

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The Lexington Legends game with the Greenville Drive Thursday night in Greenville, South Carolina will be televised by the CBS Sports Network as part of its Minor League Baseball Game of the Week package.   The Game of the Week …

Crawdads complete four-game sweep of Lexington; former Legend Zobrist dealt

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  The Hickory Crawdads built an early four-run lead and went on to a 6-2 victory over the Lexington Legends Tuesday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   The win completed a four-game series sweep for the Crawdads.   Hickory opened …

Franco, Duenez provide Legends with early lead, but Crawdads take third straight, 4-2

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  Edwin Garcia had three hits and two runs batted in as the Hickory Crawdads defeated the Lexington Legends 4-2 Monday night.   Garcia, who joined the Crawdads before Sunday’s game and went 5-for-5, extended the string to eight straight …

Legends get off to quick start, but Crawdads battle back to capture second game in series

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  Edwin Garcia had five hits and drove in four runs, and Jose Trevino was four-for-five with a home run as the Hickory Crawdads rolled to an 11-4 win over the Lexington Legends Sunday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   …

Former Lafayette star Miller produces the game-winner with fly ball in Legends’ win

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  Anderson Miller’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning broke a 3-3 tie, and behind strong relief pitching from Colin Rodgers, the Lexington Legends held on for a 4-3 win over the Rome Braves Thursday night in front of 5,374 …

Louisville will travel to Dominican Republic this October as part of fall baseball schedule

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  The Louisville baseball team’s fall practice schedule will have a new look this year as the Cardinals will visit the Dominican Republic on Oct. 2-6.   The trip, which will coincide with the university’s mid-term break, will likely include …

Lexington product Miller makes home debut as Legends cruise to easy victory over Rome

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  Samir Duenez had three hits and two runs batted in, and Pedro Fernandez allowed one unearned run in six and two-thirds innings as the Lexington Legends cruised to an 11-1 win over the Rome Braves Wednesday afternoon at Whitaker …

Legends homestand features fireworks, Big Red Dog and welcome for Lexington native

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The Lexington Legends will welcome the first Lexington native to play for the team in its 15-year history as the Legends return home for seven games beginning Wednesday.   Anderson Miller, an outfielder who played at Lafayette High School and …

Jamie Vaught: Former Paintsville star Blair has plenty of fond memories of 12-year career

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  While Willie Blair wasn’t a highly-recruited high school baseball player from Paintsville, Ky., during the early 1980s, he nevertheless did successfully pitch his way to a 12-year major league career, which concluded in 2001.   Now in his third …

Historic sweep of Cuba among highlights
for UK’s Henderson, USA Collegiate team

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Kentucky head coach Gary Henderson completed a historic summer tour with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, as the pitching coach, helping direct Team USA to series wins over Cuba and Chinese Taipei.   “I loved it. I really, really …

Two-out homer in bottom of seventh holds up as Legends drop fourth straight to Power

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  Pablo Reyes hit a tie-breaking home run with two outs in the seventh inning, and the West Virginia Power held on for an 8-7 win over the Lexington Legends Monday night in Charleston.   The win allowed West Virginia …

Sports Notes: Reds may be center of MLB universe again, but for much different reason

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  It was just a week ago that Cincinnati was the center of the Major League Baseball universe, serving flawlessly and impressively as the host for the 2015 All-Star Game.   Hometown third baseman Todd Frazier rode a late voter …