Category Archives: Lynchburg Hillcats

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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Allen extends hitting streak to 20 games

TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 4-for-7 with two RBI — including the game-winner — in Fort Wayne’s 4-3 win over the South Bend Cubs in 15 innings Friday at Four Winds Field. Allen has now hit safely in 20 consecutive … Continue reading

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Ex-Captains catcher Mejia has 46-game hitting streak

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Mejia needed five at-bats and was down two strikes in the last one before he collected his first hit of the game Thursday. The importance of that hit (a double) that nearly didn’t happen? He now has one in … Continue reading

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Hernandez strikes out 13 in Quad Cities win

River Bandits RHP Jose Hernandez struck out 13 batters and walked none in six scoreless innings Saturday, leading Quad Cities to a 2-0 win over Lake County after the Captains won the first game of their doubleheader 2-1. Hernandez is … Continue reading

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Mejia named MWL player of the month for June

Minor League Baseball named former Lake County Captains catcher Francisco Mejia the Midwest League player of the month for June. During June, Mejia led the Midwest League in batting average (.429), total bases (60), slugging percentage (.714) and OPS (1.175, … Continue reading

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