Category Archives: Lake County Captains

Former Rattler Harrison suffers broken ankle

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Monte Harrison, who began this season with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, suffered a broken ankle when he slipped on wet grass while rounding third base Tuesday. He is expected to miss the rest of the season. The 19-year-old … Continue reading

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Indians’ Swisher gets two hits in Lake County rehab start

Cleveland Indians designated hitter/outfielder Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 with a run scored in his first rehab start with the Lake County Captains on Monday. Swisher served as the DH and leadoff man for the Captains, who beat the Bowling Green … Continue reading

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Gordon extends hitting streak to 16 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a single in the bottom of the 1st inning of his team’s 3-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Friday. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .343 … Continue reading

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Midwest League pitchers perform well in Futures Game

The U.S. team won big in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game, beating the World team 10-1. None of the runs were given up by the three current Midwest League pitchers who took the mound for the World team. Kane County Cougars … Continue reading

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MWL alumni notes: Merritt pitches 7-inning no-hitter

Cleveland Indians prospect Ryan Merritt pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks on Saturday. He needed only 78 pitches for his gem, which included three strikeouts and a walk. The lefty pitched for the Lake County Captains in … Continue reading

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Paulino, Heredia named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains leftfielder Dorssys Paulino and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Angel Heredia respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 29-July 5. Paulino went 11-for-25 with two homers, four walks … Continue reading

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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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