Lexington Legends

Paredes runs wild, Legends eclipse Suns with 14-hit attack

Jimmy Paredes and Rene Garcia combined for half of Lexington's 14 hits and the Legends climbed out of an early two-run hole to beat the Hagerstown Suns 10-7 Tuesday night at Applebee's Park.

Leadoff hitter Paredes had a double and three singles, drove in two runs, scored once and stole four bases. The second baseman's 4-for-5 night lifted his average to .289. His steals gave him 48 for the season.

After Hagerstown took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first, the Legends scored once in the second on Ben Heath's solo homer and took the lead for good with three runs in the third, with Jonathan Meyer driving in the last two on a two-out double to left.

Lexington got a single run in the fourth and made it 7-2 in the sixth. Paredes got the first run home in the sixth with a double, then he stole third and continued home on catcher Adrian Nieto's throwing error.

The Suns made it close with three runs in the top of the seventh, but the Legends came back with three in the bottom of the inning to put away the game.

Brad Dydalewicz (1-4) got his first victory of the year with three innings of one-hit shutout relief.

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