Category Archives: Lake County Captains

New MWL championship trophy named after Spelius

Midwest League officials unveiled a newly-designed championship trophy for their league champions Tuesday. It is called the George Spelius Championship Trophy, a fitting tribute to the man who presided over the league for 28 seasons before handing the reins over the Dick … Continue reading

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Loons clinch Eastern Division wild-card spot

The Great Lakes Loons lost to the Lansing Lugnuts tonight, but they still clinched the Eastern Division first-half wild-card spot because the Lake County Captains lost their game, too. The entire field of first-half entrants for the Midwest League postseason … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Dragons eliminated from playoff race

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Dayton Dragons were eliminated from the first-half playoff race Friday while the Great Lakes Loons inched closer to becoming at least the Eastern Division wild-card team, with the Lake County Captains still holding … Continue reading

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Lansing Lugnuts clinch playoff berth

The Lansing Lugnuts became the first Eastern Division team to clinch a playoff spot Thursday, taking a two-game lead over the rest of the field with only three games left to play. The Lugnuts won their fourth consecutive game, completing … Continue reading

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Field set for Midwest League Home Run Derby

The field has been set for the home run derby preceding this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game on Tuesday at Dozer Park, home of the Peoria Chiefs. The Eastern Division will be represented by two Bowling Green Hot Rods players, first … Continue reading

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Kernels clinch playoff berth as race tightens in Eastern Division

The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched a Western Division playoff berth Tuesday while the two Eastern Division playoff spots remain up for grabs with five days left in the first half of the season. The Kernels have reached the postseason in all … Continue reading

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Top prospects Buxton and Lindor make MLB debuts

Two of baseball’s top prospects, Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton and Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, made their major-league debuts Sunday. Their debuts came six days after Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa played in his first MLB game, which means three … Continue reading

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