Category Archives: Lake County Captains

Guide to the 2017 Midwest League coaching staffs

As the start of the 2017 Midwest League season draws near, you may be wondering who the coaches are for each team this year. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers pitching coach rest of … Continue reading

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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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Ex-MWLers star in Puerto Rico’s 11-0 win over Venezuela

Several former Midwest League players starred in Puerto Rico’s 11-0 win over Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic on Friday. The game, played in Jalisco, Mexico, featured at least two RBI from four different players, including three MWL veterans. Ex-Midwest … Continue reading

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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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