Lexington Legends

Legends find spark late to pick up win

The Lexington Legends put up five runs in the final four innings to earn a 5-1 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers Saturday night in North Carolina.

Greensboro starter Bryan Evans held Lexington at bay for five innings before giving up a pair of runs in the sixth after three straight singles. The Legends had even better luck with the Grasshopper relievers, getting five hits and three runs over the last three innings.

Legends leadoff man Craig Corrado went 2-for-5 with a double, and Eric Taylor finished 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Lexington starter Leandro Cespedes went six innings in his last outing of the season for the win. Cespedes gave up five hits and one earned run while striking out six.

The Legends play their final two games of the season Sunday and Monday in Greensboro.