Category Archives: Lake County Captains

Captains announce plans for new video board

Classic Park will get a new LED video board nearly triple the size of the old one in time for the start of the 2017 season, the Lake County Captains announced Thursday at their annual Hot Stove Dinner. The new … Continue reading

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Ventura, Marte die in separate car crashes in DR

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former MLB infielder Andy Marte died Sunday in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic. They were 25 and 33 years old, respectively. Both played in the Midwest League. Ventura spent the 2011 … 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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Ex-Captains skipper is BA’s MiLB Manager of the Year

Akron RubberDucks skipper Dave Wallace was named Baseball America‘s Minor League Manager of the Year on Wednesday. Among his qualifications: leading Akron to the Eastern League championship title despite losing 12 consecutive games during the regular season. Wallace managed the … 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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