Category Archives: Lynchburg Hillcats

Lindor, Baez go deep for Puerto Rico in win over Mexico

Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor homered twice and Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez added a late-inning dinger to help lead Puerto Rico to a 9-4 win over Mexico in the World Baseball Classic on Saturday. Both players drove in three … Continue reading

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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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50-game hitting streak earns Mejia a MiLBY

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Mejia earned this year’s MiLBY for Best Individual Performance, for going on baseball’s longest hitting streak since 1954. Mejia’s 50-game hitting streak began May 27 when he was a member of the Midwest League’s Lake County … Continue reading

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Allen’s hitting streak ends, but TinCaps win game

Fort Wayne TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 0-for-3 Saturday, ending his franchise-best hitting streak at 24 consecutive games. But his sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th inning tied the score, setting up pinch-hitter Tyler Selesky’s walk-off single to beat … Continue reading

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Allen extends hitting streak, setting new Fort Wayne record

TinCaps catcher Austin Allen extended his hitting streak to 24 games Friday, setting a new Fort Wayne record. Allen’s first two at-bats resulted in flyouts before the San Diego Padres prospect doubled to lead off the bottom of the 4th inning. … Continue reading

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