Mike Foltynewicz allowed one hit, a home run, in eight innings, and the Lexington Legends defeated the Rome Braves 4-1 on Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
Foltynewicz (7-1) walked two batters, both in the first inning, and struck out five. After William Beckwith's homer with two outs in the top of the fourth, Foltynewicz retired the next 13 batters before leaving the game.
Foltynewicz lowered his ERA to 2.14 after starting the day at 2.27, fourth in the South Atlantic League. His seventh victory of the season tied him for the league lead with Asheville's Ben Alsup and Daniel Winkler.
Carlos Quevedo got his first save of the season.
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Lexington took the lead with one run in the first. Delino DeShields Jr., who had two hits and four stolen bases, scored on a ground out by Zach Johnson.
DeShields leads the South Atlantic League with 36 stolen bases.
The Legends added three more runs in the second. Chris Epps and Drew Muren singled to start the inning. Chan Jong Moon doubled down the left field line, scoring Epps and Muren.
A wild pitch moved Moon to third, and he scored when DeShields singled to center.