Category Archives: Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Jones, Benson among Indians prospects assigned to Captains

The Lake County Captains’ Opening Day roster includes five players ranked among the top 30 Cleveland Indians prospects, including third baseman Nolan Jones and outfielder Will Benson. Jones, a second-round draft pick in 2016, is ranked No. 4 in Cleveland’s … Continue reading

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Former MLB catcher to manage Captains in 2018

Former major-league catcher Luke Carlin will manage the Lake County Captains this coming season, the team announced Wednesday. This will be Carlin’s third season coaching in the Cleveland Indians organization, after he managed the short-season Mahoning Valley Scrappers to a … Continue reading

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Former No. 1 pick Aiken highlights Captains roster

The Lake County Captains will start the season with six players ranked by Baseball America among the Cleveland Indians’ top 30 prospects. The most notable of them is two-time first-round draft pick, LHP Brady Aiken (No. 4). He was drafted … 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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Three top-30 Indians prospects on Captains roster

It appears the Lake County Captains will have more offense than pitching at the start of 2016 season, judging by the 25-man travel rosters put out for the Cleveland Indians’ minor-league teams Friday.* Three of Lake County’s position players — … Continue reading

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