Category Archives: Lake County Captains

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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South Bend slugger shines in All-Star Futures Game

South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez shone in another showcase game Sunday, less than a month after being named the Top Star in this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game. Jimenez didn’t enter the All-Star Futures Game until the 6th inning, … 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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Hidden ball trick seals win for Captains

The Lake County Captains won their fourth consecutive game Monday, but their latest win surely was the most interesting. That’s because the game ended when Captains second baseman Angel Miguel successfully pulled off the ol’ hidden ball trick. Here is a … Continue reading

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Lugnuts lefty added to All-Star Futures Game roster

Lansing Lugnuts LHP Angel Perdomo was added Thursday to the All-Star Futures Game roster for the World Team. The Toronto Blue Jays prospect replaces Jackson Generals RHP Dylan Unsworth, who is on the disabled list because of a hamstring injury. Unsworth, a Seattle Mariners prospect from South … Continue reading

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Jimenez, Mejia, Rios on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Three prospects who played in the Midwest League this year are on the World roster for the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. (None are on the U.S. roster.) Only one — South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez — currently plays … Continue reading

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Esparza, Pena named MWL players of the week

Fort Wayne TinCaps outfielder Jhonatan Pena and Lake County Captains RHP Matt Esparza respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 20-26. In four games during that time, Pena batted .313 … Continue reading

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Mejia extends hitting streak to 24 games

Lake County’s Francisco Mejia went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer as the Captains beat the Great Lake Loons 6-3 Sunday at Classic Park. That extended Mejia’s hitting streak to 24 games, passing teammate Tyler Krieger’s 23-game hitting streak (which ended earlier … Continue reading

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First-half playoff berths determined on final day of half

The fourth and final playoff team from the first half was determined Sunday, as were the playoff berths that each team claimed. Although three playoff teams were determined Saturday, the final day of the first half held the drama of … Continue reading

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