The Legends of May were not the Legends of April. Now, fans get to see what Lexington’s Class A baseball club has in store for the summer ahead.
Lexington lost six of its first 10 games this season and finished April 9-16. In May, the Legends bounced back with a 17-11 record.
Heading into June, the Legends stand at 26-27 and in fifth place in the South Atlantic League’s Southern Division, 6.5 games behind the first-place Greenville (S.C.) Drive.
Lexington has a chance to start June off right. Augusta, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, is mired in last place in the Southern Division at 14-34.
Augusta took all three games from the Legends when it visited Lexington April 24-26, but it’s been mostly downhill from there for the GreenJackets. The Legends won three of four in Augusta when the teams last met May 13-16.
The GreenJackets bring a four-game losing streak to Lexington, having just been swept by Tim Tebow’s Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies.
Game times this weekend are 7:05 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6:35 p.m. Saturday and 6:05 p.m. Sunday. After a day off Monday, the Legends head out for a seven-game road trip to Columbia and Hickory (N.C.).
Promotions this weekend at Whitaker Bank Ballpark include 3-D fireworks shows Friday and Saturday nights.