Class A Lexington hit three home runs Wednesday and every starter had at least one RBI in an 11-2 victory at Asheville.
Designated hitter Fred Ford and left fielder Tyler Chism hit solo shots in the second inning and right fielder Elier Hernandez hit a solo homer in the fourth inning. The Legends were up 4-0 when they scored six runs in the sixth inning.
Catcher Chad Johnson had two doubles, while third baseman Carlos Garcia and Chism each had two hits and scored twice. Center fielder Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado and shortstop Humberto Arteaga also had two hits each.
Starter Luis Rico, 1-4, pitched two-hit ball over seven innings. He struck out five and walked one.
•Christian Binford struck out six in five innings, but he also allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits as Class A-Advanced Wilmington lost 3-2 to Salem. Ali Williams retired all nine batters he faced in relief with five strikeouts. Kyle Bartsch
allowed one hit in his one inning of work.
Second basemanKenny Diekroeger had two doubles and scored a run, while and center fielder Bubba Starling
doubled and scored.
• Class AA Northwest Arkansas’ game at Arkansas was rained out.