The Augusta GreenJackets pounded four home runs, including a grand slam by Luke Anders, on their way to a 10-2 victory over the Lexington Legends on Monday night at Applebee's Park.
Lexington held a 2-1 lead after one inning, but Augusta took charge with five runs in the third. With one out, Nick Liles and Ryan Cavan singled, putting runners at first and second. Former Louisville star Chris Dominguez walked to load the bases, and Anders followed with his slam over the wall in right field to put the GreenJackets in front 5-2. The next batter, Tommy Joseph, hit a solo homer to make it 6-2.
Two more homers in the eighth helped Augusta stretch its lead to 10-2. Ydwin Villegas hit his first as a professional with one out and a runner on base. With two outs, Liles singled and Cavan followed with another two-run shot.
Kody Hinze drove in one of the Lexington runs to increase his RBI total to 65, which leads the South Atlantic League.