Category Archives: Lake County Captains

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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Ex-Captains catcher homers twice in Indians’ Game 1 win

The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 in Game 1 of the World Series, getting four runs on two homers by former Lake County Captains catcher Roberto Perez to back up ex-Fort Wayne Wizards pitcher Corey Kluber’s six shutout … Continue reading

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Lindor, Kluber lead Indians to ALCS Game 1 win

The Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series thanks to a two-run homer by Francisco Lindor and a shutdown performance by ace pitcher Corey Kluber. Lindor provided all the game’s offense … Continue reading

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2016 Snappers pitcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

A 2016 Midwest Leaguer is among the nine Minor League Baseball players announced as recipients of Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Monday. The award winners were chosen from the 10 domestic-based, full-season MiLB leagues, with a player selected for each position. … Continue reading

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Wiel drives in 7 on final day to win MWL RBI title

Cedar Rapids Kernels first baseman Zander Wiel drove in seven runs on the final day of the regular season to win the Midwest League RBI title. He finished with five more RBI than Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan … Continue reading

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