Lexington Legends

Hernandez pushes Lexington past Power

Catcher Federico Hernandez hit a three-run homer withtwo out in the fifth inning, and the Lexington Legends won 6-3 at West Virginia Saturday night. The seven-inninggame was the first of a doubleheader. The second game ended to late for this edition.

Lexington scored five runs in the fifth. Hernandez now has four RBI in two games for the Legends, who are 2-0 to start the season.

Right-hander Ross Seaton allowed three hits and one earned run over five innings. He walked two and struck out two.

The Power jumped out to a 2-1 lead in the second inning when Calvin Anderson hit a line-drive homer to left field and scored Andrew Walker, who had reached on an error.

The Legends had six hits off Power starter Rudy Owens, who left with a one-run lead and no outs in the fifth.

Gary Amato came on in relief with a man on and gave up four runs, one earned, in one inning for the loss.

West Virginia's Calvin Anderson homered to start the seventh, but the rally ended there.