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Stache Tank Presentations Set for January 20 and 27

January 18, 2017 - Stache Tank is back. The Lexington Legends are holding another round of Stache Tank competition, as students on the elementary, middle school and high school levels compete on a variety of project designs connected to Legends baseball at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Stache Tank follows a format similar to the popular television program "Shark Tank," in which entrepreneurs present their ideas to a panel of potential investors. The Legends call the competition "'Stache Tank" in recognition of the team's mustache logo. Team... Full Story

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Legends Coaching Staff Announced

January 10, 2017 - Former Major Leaguer Scott Thorman was the manager at rookie-level Burlington of the Appalachian League for the past two seasons, and was the bench coach in Burlington in 2014. He was a first round pick by the Atlanta Braves in 2000, and played for the Braves in 2006 and 2007. He played for the Royals triple-A affiliate in Omaha in 2009 and 2010. A first baseman and outfielder, Thorman played for Canada in the 2006 World Baseball Classic and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He resides in Kitchener, Ontario. 'HUBBY' IS BACK! ... Full Story

Thorman Named Legends Manager for 2017; Hubbard, Stetter Return

January 10, 2017 - Scott Thorman has been named manager of the Lexington Legends for 2017. He'll be joined on the Legends staff by pitching coach Mitch Stetter, hitting coach Jesus Azuaje, bench coach Glenn Hubbard, athletic trainer Saburo Hagihara and strength and conditioning coach Jon Ervin. Thorman, Azuaje, Hagihara and Ervin are all new to the Legends. Stetter returns for his second season, and Hubbard will be in his fourth season with Lexington. The field staff was announced Tuesday by the Legends parent club, the Kansas City Royals. ... Full Story

Legends Catchers Vallot, Fernandez Invited to Major League Spring Training

January 9, 2017 - Chase Vallot and Xavier Fernandez, who handled most of the catching duties for the Lexington Legends in 2016, are among 22 non-roster invitees to major league spring training with the Kansas City Royals. In all, nine former Legends are in the non-roster invitee group that will report to Surprise, Arizona in February, along with players on the Royals' 40-man roster. The 40-man roster includes 15 more former Legends. The Legends are entering their fifth year as a Royals' class A affiliate. Vallot, 20, was chosen by the Roya... 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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