Category Archives: Lake County Captains

Day 5 of road trip includes look at former Whitecaps

Day 5 of my Cooperstown road trip included a baseball doubleheader — a matinee game at Classic Park, home of the Lake County Captains, and a night game at Jerry Uht Park, home of the Erie SeaWolves. The latter game … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers take two from the Captains

On the fourth and fifth days of my road trip to Cooperstown, I watched the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers take two games from the Lake County Captains. The Captains have now lost eight consecutive games; the Timber Rattlers have won four … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak ends at 74 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 0-for-4 Thursday night, snapping his 74-game on-base streak four days after he broke the old minor-league record. In his last at-bat Thursday, Velazquez was robbed of a hit by Burlington Bees LF Tyler … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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Rodriguez, Underwood named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains 1B Nellie Rodriguez and Kane County Cougars RHP Duane Underwood respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 30-July 6. During that period, Rodriguez batted .407 (11-for-27) … Continue reading

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Aguilera, Perry named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees 1B Eric Aguilera and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blake Perry were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 9-15. During that period, Aguilera played in eight games, … Continue reading

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First-half playoff teams to be decided this weekend

The last series before the Midwest League All-Star Game begin today, which means the first-half playoff teams will be decided by the end of the weekend. Here’s the playoff picture as it is Friday morning: The Kane County Cougars clinched … Continue reading

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Three blowout games in MWL Sunday

There were three Midwest League games Sunday in which the winning team’s margin of victory was 10 runs or more. The most lopsided score belongs to the game at Parkview Field. The visiting West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Fort Wayne … Continue reading

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Aguilera, Aviles named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees 1B Eric Aguilera and Lake County Captains RHP Robbie Aviles were respectively named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for the seven-day period ending May 18. As usual in its announcement of its “Player of … Continue reading

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