Category Archives: Lake County Captains

Eventful MWL day highlighted by two-state doubleheader

Wednesday was eventful throughout the Midwest League, and for me personally, the highlight was being able to see a two-state doubleheader — nine-inning games in Kane County (afternoon) and Beloit (evening). The nightcap even included an inside-the-park home run! But more … Continue reading

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MWL alumni Almora, Gordon have 5-for-5 days

Midwest League alumni Albert Almora and Dee Gordon each turned in a 5-for-5 performance Saturday. Almora’s five hits and an RBI led the Tennessee Smokies to a 7-1 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The Chicago Cubs prospect batted .329 … Continue reading

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Guide to 2015 Midwest League coaches and prospects

Need help finding my posts about each Midwest League team’s prospects and coaching staff? The links below will take you right to them! Beloit Snappers Coaches Prospects Bowling Green Hot Rods Coaches Prospects Burlington Bees Coaches Prospects Cedar Rapids Kernels … Continue reading

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Gillaspie, pitchers lead way in BG’s 1-hit win over LC

Bowling Green Hot Rods pitchers Chris Pike and Kyle Bird combined to one-hit the Lake County Captains in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday, with 1B Casey Gillaspie leading the way offensively for Kentucky’s only Midwest League team. Gillaspie, younger … Continue reading

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Five top Indians prospects assigned to Lake County

Five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Cleveland Indians prospects are assigned to the Lake County Captains for the start of the 2015 season: LHP Justus Sheffield (No. 4), catcher Francisco Mejia (No. 7), infielder Yu-Cheng Chang (No. 13), … Continue reading

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Cougars announce new food items for 2015

The Kane County Cougars announced new additions to their food and drink menus Tuesday. The most unique of the new offerings is the Heart Attack Burger, which combines breakfast, lunch and dinner items into one large sandwich. It consists of a … Continue reading

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More Midwest League menu additions for 2015

Continuing the theme of my last post (about new menu items unveiled by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers) … The News-Herald recently ran an article about new food items at Classic Park, home of the Lake County Captains, for 2015. It looks like the … Continue reading

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