Lexington Legends

Legends win second straight over Rome

Lexington pitchers Henry Villar, Arcenio Leon and Jose Trinidad teamed up on a six-hitter as the Legends beat the Rome Braves 4-2 Wednesday morning at Applebee's Park.

Villar, making his second start of the season, struck out eight in 32⁄3 innings, allowing one run on five hits. Leon (1-0) earned the win, giving up one run and no hits in 21⁄3. Trinidad finished with three scoreless innings for his first save of the year.

Rome scored in the top of the first, but Lexington's Federico Hernandez tied it with his third home run of the year leading off the bottom of the second.

The Legends made it a 3-1 lead in the fourth. Ronnie Ramirez singled and went to third on Albert Cartwright's double. Ramirez scored on Phil Disher's infield out. Hernandez then singled, driving in Cartwright from third.

In the fourth, Rome scored off Leon without the benefit of a hit. L.V. Ware was hit by a pitch, stole second, went to third on a wild pitch and scored on an infield out.

Louisville native Richard Sullivan (4-1) pitched a complete game for Rome.

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