The Lexington Legends maintained their hold on first place in the South Atlantic League Southern Division with a 9-6 win over the West Virginia Power. The Legends started the day with a one-half game lead over the Charleston River Dogs.
Christian Binford (7-4) pitched six shutout innings for the win and lowered his earned run average to 1.89, second in the South Atlantic League. He struck out 12 batters. Fred Ford and Michael Antonio hit solo homers for Lexington.
The Legends travel to Kannapolis tonight, where they will open a three-game series against the Intimidators Monday night. Game time is 7:05 p.m.