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Trio of Morehead State baseball players selected to summer league All-Star teams

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  A trio of Morehead State baseball players have been selected to their respective league’s All-Star teams.   Junior right-handed pitcher Tyler Keele and sophomore righty Luke Humphreys, who both play for the Florence RedWolves of South Carolina, were selected …

Legends’ Ogando retires first 14 batters, not enough to stop late surge from Tourists

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  Roberto Ramos’ three-run homer in the top of the eleventh inning gave the Asheville Tourists a 6-3 win over the Lexington Legends Monday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   With two outs in the eleventh, Luis Jean struck out …

Early lead gives Legends edge to beat Asheville Tourists 7-2, series tied at 1-1

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The Lexington Legends scored five runs in the first inning on their way to a 7-2 win over the Asheville Tourists Sunday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   After the Tourists missed a scoring opportunity in the top of the …

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

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  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

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  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

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  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

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  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 …

Two Kentucky student-athletes among national finalists for national scholar award

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Two University of Kentucky student-athletes are among the finalists for the 2014 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award given by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. The finalists were chosen from more than 600 outstanding minority student-athletes nominated by their respective …

Lexington Legends announce manager Brian Buchanan to return for second season in 2014

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Brian Buchanan will be back in 2014 for a second year as manager of the Lexington Legends. The Kansas City Royals announced the 2014 field staff Friday for each of their minor league affiliates, including the Legends.   Buchanan will …

Legends’ 2014 scheduled to feature 10 full weekend series among 70 home games

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The Lexington Legends will open their 14th season on Thursday, April 3, 2014 when they take on their nearby South Atlantic League rivals, the West Virginia Power, at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   The opening game will be the first in …

MiLB Roundup: Zach Jackson, Craig Stem earn postseason saves; Hot Rods eliminated

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See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams from Thursday in a special postseason edition of the BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see …

Legends groundskeeper is quick study as he keeps field ready for games, other events

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By John Reitman Special to KyForward   Like the thoroughbred racehorses that have become a trademark of the area, Britt Barry is on the fast track to success.   Barry, 24, is in his second season as head groundskeeper at …

MiLB Roundup: Rogers pitches nine scoreless innings in no-decision; Gott earns save

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See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams from Wednesday in a special postseason edition of the BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see …

Chris Curley, Taylor Rogers headline
2013 BluGrass Baseball All-MiLB Team

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  The regular season concluded for the majority of Kentucky Minor League Baseball players Monday, ending what was a productive step in the careers of several of the state’s best alumni.   With at least 32 former Bluegrass State starts …

MiLB Roundup: Andy Burns tallies three hits; Michael Mosby, Jayson Langfels slug HRs

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See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the final 2013 regular season edition of the BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see …