The Drive welcomed Lexington reliever Euris Quezada with a three-run seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie and go on to a 5-3 victory over the Legends at Greenville, S.C.
In for starter Luis Cruz, Quezada (0-1) walked Bryan Johns to lead off the seventh, then allowed him to reach second on a balk. Johns reached third on a flyout, then scored on Garin Cecchini's double. Cecchini scored on a single by David Renfroe, who moved to third on a Keury De La Cruz single that chased Quezada. Renfroe then scored on a force-out.
Quezada was called up from spring training just this week
A Legends rally in the ninth inning was short-lived. Matt Duffy, who had a double and later scored in the fourth inning, led off with his third double of the game. Duffy moved to third on a groundout, then scored on Brandon Meredith's sacrifice fly.
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Drew Muren singled and stole second, but Roberto Pena popped out to first baseman David Renfroe in foul territory to end the game and even the series at a game apiece.