MiLB Roundup: Bats, Legends, Hot Rods lose; Revere tallies 4 hits, steals 3 bases; Shaffer, Wilson homer

Minor League Baseball

Ben Revere; Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Highlights from Saturday Kentucky MiLB action:

  • The Louisville Bats opened their three-game series against Toledo with an 8-3 loss. First baseman Todd Frazier was 2-3 with a run scored.
  • The Lexington Legends couldn’t salvage a series split in its final road game of the season after suffering a 6-5 loss to Kannapolis. Catcher Ben Heath was 2-3 with a triple and two RBI.
  • The Bowling Green Hot Rods opened their four-game series with Fort Wayne with a 3-2 loss. No Hot Rods batter tallied multiple hits in the game.
  • Lexington Catholic alum Ben Revere was 4-5 with a run scored and three stolen bases for AA New Britain.
  • Former UK outfielder Antone DeJesus was 3-4 with a double, triple and two runs scored.
  • Former UofL outfielder Boomer Whiting was 3-4 with a run scored for AAA Syracuse.
  • Former NKU outfielder Jake Shaffer slugged his ninth home run of the season for high A High Desert.
  • Covington native Neil Wilson slugged his fifth home run of the season for AAA New Orleans.
  • St. Mary’s alum Shawn Roof was 3-4 with two RBI and a run scored for AAA Toledo.
  • Louisville native Stephen Shackleford earned his second win of the season after throwing three scoreless innings for short-season Salem-Keizer.
  • Former Murray St. first baseman and 2010 Padres draftee Wes Cunningham singled in four at-bats to extend his hitting streak to 11 games for short-season Eugene.
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