Category Archives: Carolina Mudcats

Captains get new manager for 2017 season

The Lake County Captains will have at least two new faces on their coaching staff this year, including their manager. Former Captains hitting coach Larry Day returns to Lake County as the team’s new skipper. He served as hitting coach … Continue reading

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Former Timber Rattlers pitcher traded to Red Sox

The Milwaukee Brewers traded relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg to the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, in exchange for major-league infielder Travis Shaw and two prospects, infielder Mauricio Dubon and pitcher Josh Pennington. Thornburg went 14-9 with a 2.87 ERA, 13 … Continue reading

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Larkin to manage Captains this year

The Cleveland Indians announced today that Shaun Larkin will manage the Lake County Captains this year. Larkin was Lake County’s hitting coach last year when the team batted .246 and finished 65-74 under manager Mark Budzinski. Larkin also played for … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Captains

Merry Christmas! I’ve been saving this photo to share since the Lake County Captains tweeted it on December 8: Because of the holiday-appropriate photo, the Captains get to be the focus of my Christmas Day post. Tucker to manage Captains in … Continue reading

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Pillar ties Midwest League record with 6-for-6 game

Lansing Lugnuts LF Kevin Pillar tied the Midwest League record for most hits in a game when he went 6-for-6 during his team’s 16-4 rout of the struggling Dayton Dragons on Saturday. Pillar almost didn’t get a chance to tie … Continue reading

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