Lexington selects 'one of a kind' name for second professional baseball team
We now know the name of that second professional baseball team that will be playing in Lexington this spring and summer. At a press conference earlier Tuesday it was announced the ballpark, formerly Lexington Legends Field, will now be known as Wild Health Field, and the newest tenant will be the Kentucky Wild Health Genomes.
Both the Lexington Legends and the Kentucky Wild Health Genomes will play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The Legends in fact are the defending champions.
The Genomes will make history from day one as Lindsey Gardner will be the first female to coach in the Atlantic League.
Lexington Legends CEO Andy Shea also announced several stadium improvements for the upcoming season including: a new larger LED screen and all-weather artificial turf.
Shea adds that a few former Lexington Legends players have already signed with the Genomes to play for the upcoming season.