Lexington Legends

Goebbert's single caps three-run, two-out rally

The Lexington Legends gave up two runs in the top of the 10th inning, then scored three in the bottom half to beat the Savannah Sand Gnats, 9-8, Saturday night at Applebee's Park.

Lexington scored all three runs with two outs.

Jacob Goebbert's only hit in six at-bats drove in the game-winning run. Goebbert singled to left off Sand Gnats reliever Guillaume Leduc to score Miguel Arrendell, whose double had tied the game 8-8.

Jiovanni Mier singled to lead off the Legends' 10th and scored on a throwing error by shortstop Robbie Shields to cut the Savannah lead to 8-7.

Savannah scored twice in the top of the 10th without getting a hit. The Sand Gnats scored on an error by first baseman Aaron Bray and a wild pitch by Wander Alvin (5-2), who got the win.

Jose Altuve went 4-for-5 for the Legends, who blew a 4-1 lead.

The Sand Gnats scored five runs in the sixth inning to go ahead 6-4. They had five hits in the inning — all singles.

Lexington scored twice in the bottom half of the sixth to tie it 6-6.

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