HAGERSTOWN, Ma. — Hagerstown completed a five-game sweep of the Lexington Legends with a 6-3 victory Sunday afternoon.
The Legends took an early lead with three runs in the top of the first inning. With one out, Nolan Fontana walked. After Zach Johnson flied out, Matt Duffy singled, sending Fontana to second. Justin Gominsky followed with a double down the right field line, scoring Fontana and sending Duffy to third. Mike Kvasnicka's single brought home Duffy and Gominsky.
The Suns answered in the bottom of the first. Billy Burns led off with a single, and with two outs, Matt Skole hit his South Atlantic League-leading 21st home run of the season. Steven Souza Jr. followed with a home run of his own and the game was tied 3-3.
The Suns added three runs in the fourth inning. Justin Miller led off with a home run. Sam Palace followed with a single and moved to second on a wild pitch. After Bryce Ortega walked, Burns grounded into a force play at second, leaving runners at first and third. Palace scored on a base hit by Caleb Ramsey as Burns moved to third, and Burns came home on a ground out by Cutter Dykstra.
Richie Morowski (2-0), who relieved starter Bobby Hansen Jr. in the fifth and worked two scoreless innings, got the win. Legends starter Jonas Dufek (5-2) took the loss.
The Legends, who have now lost six straight, open an eight-game homestand Tuesday night.