Legends announce postseason plans and festivities

Posted at 4:53 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 16:53:37-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington Legends have announced postseason plans, which will serve as the conclusion for this year’s Battle of the Bourbon Trail season.

The postseason kicks off at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 16th, as eight Legends & Leyendas players will swing for the fences in the Battle of the Bourbon Trail Home Run Derby. To complement the event, fans will be treated to 25-cent hot dogs.

The festvities will continue Thursday, September 17th, with one final Stache Showdown. The Lexington Legends and Leyendas de Lexington will face off in a final exhibition game. It will also be Thirsty Thursday with drink specials including $2 domestic cans and $3 Kentucky Ale products. First pitched is scheduled for 6:50 p.m.

All-star teams from Florence and Lexington will battle out a best-of-three playoff series on September 18th and 19th in Florence and Lexington, respectively. First pitch for both games is scheduled for 6:50 pm. If a third game is necessary, the two teams will play in Lexington on Sunday, September 20th at 2:15 pm to determine the series winner and Battle of the Bourbon Trail Champion.

These events will be the last chance this year for fans to see MLB stars such as Ben Revere, Brandon Phillips, and Robbie Ross Jr. sport a Lexington uniform.

“This is a perfect way to wrap up this once in a lifetime venture. This summer has been incredible for this community, players, staff, and the game of baseball. We’re very proud of this significant accomplishment.” Said Andy Shea, Lexington Legends President & CEO.

Fans can purchase tickets by visiting Face Coverings are required at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.