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Legends Release 2017 Schedule; Home Opener April 13

October 21, 2016 - Lexington, Ky.-Lexington Legends fans can mark their calendars for Thursday, April 13, 2017. That's when the Legends will play their first home game of the 2017 season at Whitaker Bank Ballpark against the West Virginia Power. The first homestand will include seven games. The Legends, going into their fifth year as an affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, will take on the Power, an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, in a four-game series, followed by a three-game set with the Greenville Drive, an affiliate of the Boston ... Full Story

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Legends' Burt, Ogando Honored by Royals

September 29, 2016 - The Kansas City Royals have named infielder D.J. Burt and pitcher Emilio Ogando as Player and Pitcher of the Year for the Lexington Legends. The Legends are the class A affiliate of the Royals. Burt, 20, led the Legends in games played (125), hits (122), runs batted in (59), triples (five), runs scored (74), walks (51) and stolen bases (43). He tied for second in the South Atlantic League in stolen bases and was fourth in runs scored. Burt had a 12-game hitting streak from June 14-28, during which he had 20 hits in 51 ... Full Story

Hickory Wins Season Finale, 3-2

September 5, 2016 - The Hickory Crawdads took an early three-run lead and then held on for a 3-2 win over the Lexington Legends Monday afternoon in Hickory in the final game of the 2016 season. With one out in the bottom of the second inning, Frandy De La Rosa reached second on a throwing error by pitcher Gerson Garabito and scored on a single by Ricardo Valencia. A two-run homer by Brallan Perez in the third gave Hickory a 3-0 lead. The Legends scored both of their runs in the fifth. Colton Frabasilio led off with a single and stole s... Full Story

Legends Win 3-1 Behind Puckett, Bullpen

September 4, 2016 - A.J. Puckett pitched five shutout innings and Chase Vallot hit his 13th home run of the season as the Lexington Legends won their second straight game over the Hickory Crawdads 3-1 Saturday night in Hickory, North Carolina. The Legends took the lead in the top of the third on a double by Ben Johnson, a single by Tanner Stanley and a ground out by D.J. Burt. Vallot's two-run homer in the sixth gave the Legends a 3-0 lead. Hickory scored its only run in the bottom of the ninth on a walk to Frandy De La Rosa and a doub... Full Story

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Lexington Legends Minor League Baseball

League: South Atlantic League
Home: Lexington, Kentucky
Class: A
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Website: Lexington Legends site
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