Lexington Legends

Massey's 2 homers lead Asheville in hit fest

Asheville scored seven runs over two innings and went on to beat the visiting Legends 8-5 Sunday to even the series 1-1.

The Legends took a 3-0 lead in the top of the third. Back-to-back doubles by Zach Johnson and Matt Duffy produced a run, and Mike Kvasnicka followed with his second home run of the season. Duffy has reached base at least once in 23 consecutive games.

The Tourists came back with four runs in the bottom of the third. Singles by Jose Rivera, Delta Cleary and Tyler Massey loaded the bases against Legends starter Luis Ordosgoitti (0-1). Rivera scored on a force play. Jordan Ribera's double drove in two more runs. Ribera later scored the go-ahead run on an infield error.

The Tourists added three runs in the fourth inning on back-to-back homers by Massey and Harold Riggins. Massey also homered in the sixth.

Both teams had 12 hits, but the Legends left 11 runners on base and had two errors.

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