2020 Minor League Baseball season canceled

Lexington Legends will not play in 2020

Lexington Legends Education Day

WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – On June 30th, 2020, Minor League Baseball officially announced that the 2020 Minor League Baseball season has been canceled. As a result of this news, the Lexington Legends will not play in 2020.


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“While we are disappointed in losing our 2020 season, we understand why the decision was made.” Says President and CEO of the Legends, Andy Shea. “Despite the fact that there will be no Minor League Baseball this year, we look forward to rooting for the Kansas City Royals, our parent team.”


Though there will not be Minor League Baseball this year, Whitaker Bank Ballpark will play host to the College Commonwealth Baseball Club this summer, with the first game being tonight at 5:30PM.  Safety protocols and an adjusted capacity have been put into place for all upcoming games played at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com