Lexington Legends

Greenville walks off with series victory over Legends

David Renfroe's single scored Henry Ramos with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Greenville Drive edged the Lexington Legends 5-4 Tuesday night in Greenville.

The win clinched the three-game series for the Drive. The Legends haven't won a series since taking three of four at Asheville from April 20-23.

The Legends struck first Tuesday with three runs in the second, including Chris Wallace's 12th home run of the year.

But Greenville matched that with three runs in the third on RBI singles by Miles Head, Brandon Jacobs and Drew Hedman.

The Legends took a 4-3 lead in the seventh inning on a single by Ben Orloff and a double by Jordan Scott, but Greenville answered with a run in the bottom of the seventh. Josue Peley was hit by a pitch, went to second on a balk, stole third and came home when Wallace's throw went into left field for an error.

In the ninth, Ramos reached second on an error by Scott, the left fielder. He went to third on an infield out by Peley, and scored when Renfroe grounded a single up the middle past the Legends' drawn-in infield.

3 Legends on All-Star team

Three Lexington Legends have been selected to play for the Southern Division team in the South Atlantic League All-Star game June 21, the league announced Tuesday.

Shortstop Jiovanni Mier, catcher/designated hitter Chris Wallace and outfielder Adam Bailey were chosen in voting by managers, coaches, executives and media.

Mier will start the game at shortstop. A first-round draft pick by the Astros in 2009, Mier is batting .249 with five home runs and 27 RBI and was named Lexington's defensive player of the month for April. Wallace is one of three Southern catchers. He is tied for fourth in the league in RBI with 42 and has 12 homers. Bailey was named a utility outfielder. Through games of June 6, he is batting .312, and is tied for third in the league with 13 home runs.

Also making the team was former Louisville player Adam Duvall, at third base for Augusta.

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