The Lexington Legends rallied for six runs in the sixth inning and went on to beat the host Greensboro Grasshoppers 11-8 in a South Atlantic League baseball game Thursday night.
The key hits in the rally were two-run doubles by Jordan Scott and Jay Austin. Lexington got six hits in the inning, as well as Delino DeShields' 54th stolen base of the season. The league leader had three steals in the game and scored three times.
Austin, the designated hitter, had four hits and left fielder Brandon Meredith had three hits and knocked in two runs.
The Legends added insurance runs in the ninth when Matt Duffy drove in two runs with a double.
Greensboro knocked out Legends starting pitcher Jason Dufek in the second inning, grabbing a 7-1 lead with nine hits, including a two-run homer by Aaron Senne.
Second baseman Austin Barnes had four hits, knocked in two runs and scored two runs for the Grasshoppers.
Reliever Evan Grills got the win, holding Greensboro to one run in 32⁄3 innings. Dayan Diaz allowed two hits in the ninth, but retired the side for his ninth save.
Lexington returns home Friday for the first of five games with the Asheville Tourists.