Ben Zobrist will forever be remembered as the Most Valuable Player in the 2016 World Series, in which the Chicago Cubs claimed their first championship in 108 years. He batted .357 in the Series with 10 hits in 28 at bats, and his 10th-inning double in game seven put the Cubs ahead for good. Continue reading World Series MVP, former Legend Zobrist still connected to Lexington family
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Lexington starter Yunior Marte allowed one hit in seven innings as the Legends blanked the Rome Braves 8-0 in front of 7,088 fans at Whitaker Bank Ballpark Sunday night. Reid Redman also allowed one hit over the final two innings to complete the two-hit shutout. Continue reading Legends blank Braves 8-0 behind Marte
The Lexington Legends set new season highs in runs and hits in a 13-6 victory over the West Virginia Power Monday night in Charleston. Every Legends batter had at least one hit in the game, and eight hitters had at least two hits, as the Legends collected 14 hits in the first five innings and 18 for the game. The Legends took command of the game when they sent 12 batters to the plate in a seven-run fourth inning. Continue reading Legends overpower West Virginia, 13-6
The Lexington Legends rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning and escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth to get a 6-5 win over the Augusta GreenJackets Saturday night in Augusta. Continue reading Legends score three in ninth, win 6-5
Baseball fans will find some very familiar names on this year’s roster of South Atlantic League All-Stars.
The sons of prominent big leaguers Mariano Rivera, Lenny Dykstra, Mike Matheny and Charlie Hayes will be coming to Lexington for the SAL All-Star game Tuesday, June 21 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Continue reading Lexington Legends – Big-name game; sons of big leaguers earn SAL All-Star credentials
Torey Deshazier and Jake Kalish combined for seven and two-thirds innings of shutout relief as the Lexington Legends took a 3-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators Tuesday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Continue reading Legends top Kannapolis 3-1
Nolan Watson pitched five shutout innings and earned his first victory in his professional career as the Lexington Legends blanked the Greenville Drive 6-0 Thursday night in Greenville. Continue reading Watson gets first pro win as Legends blank Drive 6-0
Corey Ray pitched seven strong innings, and Chase Vallot and Amalani Fukofuka each drove in two runs as the Lexington Legends took a 4-2 win over the Hickory Crawdads Wednesday in front of 5, at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Continue reading Legends top Hickory 4-2 behind Ray
The Kansas City Royals have promoted right-handed pitcher Jacob Bodner from class A Lexington to advanced-A Wilmington of the Carolina League. Continue reading Legends’ Bodner promoted to Wilmington