Lexington Legends

Eighth-inning homer lifts Lexington

Mike Kvasnicka's two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Lexington Legends a 3-1 win over the West Virginia Power on Thursday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

West Virginia's Drew Maggi led off the game with a home run to left, but the Power didn't score again.

With one out in the sixth, Lexington's Adam Bailey tied the game with his 12th home run of the season.

The tie stood until one out in the eighth. Chris Wallace walked, and Kvasnicka homered to left-center to give the Legends the winning margin.

Brian Streilein (5-1) got the win after allowing one hit and no runs in three innings of relief.

Alex Sogard, who made his first start of the year for Lexington, worked five innings, allowing one run on five hits. He struck out four.

West Virginia starter Tyler Waldron went six innings and allowed five hits, including the home run to Bailey.

Porfirio Lopez (0-1) took the loss for the Power.