The Columbus Catfish dropped their 10th game out of their last 13 contests today in Lexington, KY, falling 6-5 to the Legends (Astros).
Falling down 3-0 after 5 innings, the Catfish had a big inning in the 6th. CF Bridger Hunt led off the inning with a single, then stole second, and advanced to third on an errant throw by Lexington C David Kady. Hunt scored on SS Ivan De Jesus' grounder to second. 2B Travis Denker doubled, and moved to third on C Tony Harper's single to left field. Denker scored on DH Lucas May's sacrifice fly to center. 1B Jason Mooneyham was hit by a pitch. LF Adam Godwin singled, scoring Harper. After Lexington replaced P Sean Walker with Christopher Blazek Jason Mooneyham scoree on a balk. RF Chris Jensen singled, scoring Godwin and putting the Catfish up, 5-3.
In the bottom of the inning, Lexington tied the game on a 2-run double by 2B Eric King. In the 8th, Lexington took the lead on a bases-loaded walk.
Adam Godwin led the Catfish batters, going 3-for-4 with an RBI. No other Catfish batter had more than one hit. Lucas May's 21-game road hitting streak was snapped. He went 0-for-3 with an RBI.
The Catfish are without two all-stars for this series ... and for the rest of the year. 3B Russ Mitchell and P Marlon Arias were promoted to Vero Beach (Florida State League). The Catfish got Eduardo Perez from the Odgen Raptors. Perez began the season in Columbus. They also received Doug Brooks, a right-hander, from Ogden.