CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Lexington Legends recorded their first win of the 2010 season Friday night, a 7-2 over the Charleston RiverDogs.
After an opening-night loss, Rodney Linares notched his first win as manager of the Legends.
Right fielder J.D. Martinez was 4-for-4, including a two-run homer and three singles. Martinez' homer was part of a three-run rally in the fifth inning.
The Legends sent nine men to the plate in the seventh, when they added three more runs.
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Winning pitcher Arcenio Leon came on in the fourth inning in relief of starter Juan Minaya. Leon pitched 31⁄3 innings, allowed no runs, struck out four and walked two.
The third game of the four-game series is scheduled Saturday at 7:05 p.m.