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Andrew Murphy named voice of Lexington Legends; St. Louis native to serve as media relations director

The Lexington Legends have announced Andrew Murphy will serve as their broadcaster and media relations director for the 2020 Season. Murphy, a native of St. Louis, is no stranger to the Bluegrass as he has spent the last four years studying business management and communication at the University of Kentucky. He first found a passion for calling games at the Legends’ own Whitaker Bank Ballpark, where...

Legends return for season's first home contest following loss to Greenville in series finale

Lexington starter Matt Tenuta allowed six hits and four runs in three innings Wednesday as the Legends lost to Greenville in the last of a three-game series (Legends Photo/Mary Lay)   The Greenville Drive pounded out 15 hits on their way to an 8-4 win over the Lexington Legends Wednesday night in Greenville. The Greenville win came in the final game of a three-game series after the Legends had...

Former Louisville star Sturgeon slugs two-run homer in Drive's 6-4 victory over Legends

Mauricio Ramos had a home run and a single for the Legends in a 6-4 loss Saturday (Photo from Legends Media Relations)   Tim Roberson hit two home runs, and the Greenville Drive held off a Lexington comeback in a 6-4 win over the Legends Saturday night in front of 5,818 fans at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   The Drive scored a run in the first inning on a triple by Manuel Margot and a wild pitch....

Rome uses four-run first-inning scoring outburst to complete sweep of Legends

The Rome Braves scored four runs in the top of the first inning and then held on for a 4-2 win over the Lexington Legends Wednesday night, handing the Braves a sweep of the three-game series at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   Connor Lien led off the game for Rome with a single, and Johan Camargo drew a walk. Sean Godfrey doubled to right field, scoring Lien and sending Camargo to third. Camargo came...

Greenville rallies in sixth to top Legends, 3-1; Pair of Lexington players make All-Star team

Carlos Asuaje drove in all three Greenville runs as the Drive took a 3-1 win over the Lexington Legends Tuesday night.   Greenville broke through with two runs in the sixth inning. With two outs and the bases empty, Jimmy Rider singled and moved to third on a ground-rule double by Jantzen Witte. After Jose Rodriguez relieved starter Luke Farrell, Asuaje doubled to center field, scoring Rider...

Early home run provides spark as Greenville pulls away for 7-3 victory over Legends

Samir Duenez had a single, a double and an RBI for the Legends in a 7-3 loss Monday (Photo from Lexington Legends/Mary Lay)   Jantzen Witte’s two-run homer gave Greenville the lead in the fourth inning and the Drive never trailed on their way to a 7-3 win over the Lexington Legends Monday night.   The game was scoreless until the fourth when Forrestt Allday led off with a double. Tzu-Wei...