MiLB Roundup: Bats, Legends, Hot Rods all win; McClanahan, Curley homer; Lee’s streak hits 14

Minor League Baseball

Drew Lee; Morehead St. photo

Highlights from Sunday Kentucky MiLB action:

  • The Louisville Bats extended their season-high winning streak to 10 games with a 3-2 win over Charlotte. Left-handed pitcher Aroldis Chapman recorded his eighth win of the season with two scoreless innings of relief. In his last 10 games, Chapman is 3-0 with a 0.82 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 11 innings pitched.
  • The Lexington Legends broke a 2-2 tie with five runs in the seventh and eighth innings to earn a 7-2 win over Delmarva. First baseman Kody Hinze was 3-4 with two doubles, two RBI and one run scored.
  • The Bowling Green Hot Rods evened its series with Lansing at one win a piece with a 10-8 victory over the Lugnuts. Designated hitter Tyler Bortnick was 3-5 with two doubles, a triple, two RBI and three runs scored.
  • Former UofL infielder Justin McClanahan was 2-5 with a home run, four RBI and one run scored for high A Dunedin.
  • Former NKU outfielder Jake Shaffer tallied three hits in four at-bats for high A High Desert.
  • Former Morehead St. infielder and 2010 White Sox draftee Drew Lee extended his hitting streak to 14 games for rookie-level Bristol with a 1-4 performance.
  • Former Campbellsville outfielder Chris Curley slugged his second home run of the season for low A Rome.
  • Paducah native Daniel Webb took a no decision for short-season Auburn despite pitching five shutout innings. Webb struck out six and walked three in five innings.
  • London native Jon Townsend was 3-4 with a double, RBI and run scored for high A Ranch Cucamonga.
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