Lexington Legends

Lexington Legends

Former Lexington Legend Raul Mondesi suspended 50 games for PED use

Kansas City Royals prospect Raul Mondesi was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for Clenbuterol, a banned steroid. A positive test for a performance-enhancing drug usually results in an 80-game suspension, but Major League Baseball and the players union agreed to the reduced term for Mondesi after he showed that the steroid came from cold medicine he took.

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Kentuckians give Legends a boost in chilly home opener

Spring baseball on a cold, 38-degree night paid off for the Lexington Legends and the hearty fans in attendance at Whitaker Bank Ballpark as they won their opener 7-4 against the Lakewood BlueClaws Thursday night. The announced crowd of 3,311 and 27 dogs got a chance to see Kentucky basketball star Alex Poythress and a competitive if a little sloppy South Atlantic League game that saw both of the Legends’ native Kentuckians figure in the outcome.

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Lexington Legends: familiar faces, new food and an All-Star Game

The Lexington Legends bring back a few familiar faces, new food, promotions and fireworks, the South Atlantic League All-Star Game and thousands of dollars of improvements to Whitaker Bank Ballpark and as they open the season Thursday night. Kentucky basketball star Alex Poythress will sign autographs after the gates open at 5 p.m. leading up to his ceremonial first pitch. The game begins at 7:05 p.m.

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KC connection

It’s a long way from Lexington to Kansas City – especially if you go through Delaware, Arkansas and Nebraska -- but the path is getting a little busier each year.

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Anderson Miller a Legend for now, but will he stick around?

First home-grown player for Lexington's minor league baseball team excited about spring training and all that awaits
Megan O'Brien mobrien@herald-leader.com
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Anderson Miller a Legend for now, but will he stick around?

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Centenary United Methodist burglary

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A day in the life of the Lexington Police Mounted Unit

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Lexington's Mounted Unit played key role in video

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