“In Lexington, the Legends have announced that Emma Tiedemann will serve as the primary play-by-play broadcaster and media contact for the 2018 season.
Tiedemann, who was the Broadcast and Media Relations Assistant for the St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) last season, will be replacing Keith Elkins who retired at the end of the 2017 season.
‘I am absolutely thrilled to have Emma on board and part of the Lexington Legends team. Going into this off-season, we made the decision to take our game broadcast off of the radio and exclusively stream them on milb.tv. When we met Emma at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida it was clear from the beginning that we had found the perfect person to lead us into this process,’ said Legends President/CEO Andy Shea. ‘As one of the very few female owned professional sports teams, we are also very proud to have the first female play-by-play analyst in the South Atlantic League and the second in all of Minor League Baseball…’”