Lexington Legends

Muren homers in 7th inning to carry Legends past Power

Right fielder Drew Muren hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Lexington Legends past the West Virginia Power 3-2 in a minor-league baseball game Tuesday night at Whit-aker Bank Ballpark.

The Power had taken a 2-1 lead in the top of seventh, the big hit a double by Dan Gamache.

The Legends, who had only three hits in the game, scored without a hit in the first inning. Delino DeShields walked, went to second on a wild pitch and stole third. He scored when Zach Johnson hit a ground ball to third base.

Lexington didn't get a hit until third baseman Matt Duffy singled to lead off the fourth inning. DeShields hit a double to lead off the eighth but got no farther than third.

Lexington starter Nicholas Tropeano pitched a strong 61⁄3 innings, allowing just one run on four hits and striking out eight.

Carlos Quevedo got the win to run his record to 3-1. Jason Chowning got his eighth save, striking out three in a row after allowing a single to start the top of the ninth inning.

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