Category Archives: Lake County Captains

TinCaps’ home winning streak ends at 17 games

The Fort Wayne TinCaps’ winning streak at Parkview Field came to an end as the Lake County Captains blanked the home team 1-0 Friday night. Captains starting pitcher Justus Sheffield improved to 9-4 with a 3.47 ERA after holding the TinCaps to two hits and two … Continue reading

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Chiefs clinch first postseason berth since 2009

The Peoria Chiefs lost their game at Quad Cities on Thursday, but still clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 thanks to a Beloit Snappers loss at Wisconsin. Peoria entered the day needing only a win or a Beloit loss to get … Continue reading

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TinCaps set new franchise record for consecutive home wins

The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts 3-2 Wednesday to win their 16th consecutive home game, a new franchise record. The previous record was set by the 2009 TinCaps, who won 15 straight home games from June 6 to July … Continue reading

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McBroom named MWL MVP; Torres prospect of the year

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman/designated hitter Ryan McBroom is this year’s Midwest League Most Valuable Player, and South Bend Cubs shortstop Gleyber Torres is the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Through Sunday, McBroom is batting .324 with 11 HR and 82 RBI in 115 … Continue reading

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Great pitching performances highlight Saturday’s MWL games

Saturday’s Midwest League game action included three great pitching performances. In Peoria, Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber struck out 10 while limiting the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to two hits and two walks in six scoreless innings. He won his 13th straight decision … Continue reading

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Bradley, Strahan named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains first baseman Bobby Bradley and Dayton Dragons RHP Wyatt Strahan respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 10-16. It’s no surprise that Bradley won for offense, … Continue reading

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Two ex-Midwest Leaguers suspended for PEDs

Two former Midwest League players — pitcher Jose Valverde and outfielder Luigi Rodriguez — each were suspended for 80 games Friday after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance. Valverde is a 12-year MLB veteran who last pitched in the … Continue reading

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