On the verge of dropping a third straight game to open the season, the Lexington Legends rallied from 1 run down in the seventh inning to a 5-3 win Saturday against Greensboro in the second game of their abbreviated double-header.
Legends center fielder Drew Muren started the game-clinching rally with a one-out single off Greensboro reliever James Nygren (0-1).
Muren stole second, setting up Roberto Pena's looping single into left field which tied the game at 3.
James Howick followed with a single, putting two on for second baseman Delino DeShields. DeShields hit a shot back at the mound that deflected off Nygren's glove and rolled into right field for a hit scoring Pena.
Jordan Scott then hit a sacrifice fly to bring in Howick to finish off the rally and put Lexington up 5-3.
Dayan Diaz (1-0) pitched 21⁄3 scoreless innings to get the win for Lexington in relief of Carlos Quevedo. Jason Chowning got the last two outs, including a strikeout for his first save.
Game 1: Lexington starter Tanner Bushue (0-1) got roughed up for 7 runs on 9 hits in 21⁄3 innings in the Legends' 11-1 loss to Greensboro Saturday.