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A message from the Captains regarding Tickets on Sale Day

March 12, 2020

(Eastlake, OH) – Nothing is more important to the Lake County Captains organization than the health and safety of our fans, players, coaches and employees. Earlier today, Minor League Baseball issued a statement that the start of the 2020 season will be delayed in light of the coronavirus outbreak. In

Statement from Minor League Baseball

March 12, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball (MiLB) issued the following statement today:

Captains announce 2020 daily promotions schedule

March 10, 2020

Eastlake, OH - The Lake County Captains, Class-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, will once again present popular daily promotions for the 2020 season.

Captains announce 2020 giveaways, jersey auctions & select theme nights

Fleece blanket, Santana and Bieber bobbleheads headline promo schedule
March 2, 2020

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains, the Class-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, have numerous exciting giveaways in store for fans this season. Giveaways during the 2020 season will include a fleece blanket, a backpack cooler, the ever-popular Youth Jersey, a Picantes de Lake County t-shirt and three bobbleheads

Veteran DI coach Greg DiCenzo named Captains manager

Former Holy Cross head coach to lead Captains, assisted by ex-big leaguer Vance Law
January 24, 2020

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains and the Cleveland Indians announced the 2020 Captains field staff today. Greg DiCenzo, a long-time Division I college baseball coach, has been tabbed to manage Lake County. DiCenzo's coaching staff will consist of Pitching Coach Jason Blanton, Hitting Coach Mike Mergenthaler and Bench

Former Indians pitcher Charles Nagy to be featured guest at Captains 2020 Hot Stove Dinner

December 3, 2019

Eastlake, OH - The Lake County Captains, Class-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, will host their 18 th annual Hot Stove Dinner, featuring former Cleveland Indian Charles Nagy, on Thursday, January 23rd from 6 p.m. to 9p.m. at the Holiday Inn Mentor in the Lakeshore Ballroom. The Holiday Inn is

Captains Promote Jen Yorko to General Manager

October 1, 2019

CAPTAINS PROMOTE JEN YORKO TO GENERAL MANAGERJohn Klein and Tim O'Brien Promoted to Assistant General Manager Roles(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains, the Class-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, are excited to announce the promotion of Assistant General Manager Jen Yorko to General Manager of the organization. Jen will

Loons eliminate Captains in game three

Season ends after first playoff berth since 2014
September 6, 2019

(Midland, MI) - The Lake County Captains' 2019 season came to a close on Friday night with a loss to the Great Lakes Loons in game three of the Midwest League Quarterfinals at Dow Diamond. Great Lakes shut out Lake County in the decisive third game, 5-0.

Captains survive, force game three

Schneemann's ninth-inning knock lifts Captains
September 5, 2019

(Midland, MI) - The Lake County Captains needed a win to extend their season on Thursday night and got a clutch rally in the ninth inning to beat the Great Lakes Loons in game two of the Midwest League Quarterfinals. The Captains broke a scoreless tie with a four-run ninth,

Captains drop playoff opener to Loons

Holmes, Valera carry Captains in narrow game one loss
September 4, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains (34-35, 74-63) lost game one of the Midwest League Quarterfinals on Wednesday night at Classic Park. Lake County fell to the Great Lakes Loons in the opening contest of the best-of-three series, 6-4.

Captains host postseason opener Wednesday night

Matt Loede to throw out first pitch, first 500 fans receive playoff t-shirt
September 3, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains, Class-A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, will host the opening game of the Midwest League Playoffs on Wednesday night at Classic Park. The Captains will take on the Great Lakes Loons, Class-A Affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, in the best-of-three Midwest League

Fermin honored as Player of the Week

20-year old infielder hits .500 with four multi-hit games
September 3, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The Midwest League and the Lake County Captains, Class-A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, announced today that Captains infielder Jose Fermin has been named the Midwest League Player of the Week for August 26 to September 2.

Valera's triple boosts Captains in regular season finale

Captains beat Loons in playoff preview, 6-3
September 2, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains (34-35, 74-63) wrapped up the regular season with a win against the Great Lakes Loons (38-31, 81-55), the team they will face in round one of the Midwest League Playoffs. Thanks to George Valera 's three-run triple in the seventh and four perfect

Sunday's Captains vs. Loons game cancelled

September 1, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The game between the Lake County Captains (33-35, 73-64) and the Great Lakes Loons (38-30, 81-54) on Sunday, September 1 has been cancelled due to rain. The game will not be made up.

Loons shut out Picantes

Lake County drops opener in playoff preview
August 31, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains (33-35, 73-63), playing as the Picantes for the final time in 2019, were held scoreless on Saturday night in a preview of the opening round of the Midwest League Postseason. The Great Lakes Loons (38-30, 81-54), whom Lake County will face on Wednesday

Cardenas spoils Lingos' gem

Former Captain's solo shot sinks Lake County
August 30, 2019

(Bowling Green, KY) - Eli Lingos fired six strong innings on Friday night, but former Captain Ruben Cardenas burned his old club. Cardenas' fourth-inning solo home run represented the only run in the game, as the Lake County Captains (33-34, 73-63) lost to the Bowling Green Hot Rods (41-25, 80-56)

Hankins K's 10, winning streak ends

Captains out-hit Hot Rods in 3-1 loss
August 29, 2019

(Bowling Green, KY) - Ethan Hankins set a new career-high with 10 strikeouts over just four innings, but the Lake County Captains (33-33, 73-62) saw their four-game winning streak come to an end on Thursday night at Bowling Green Ballpark. Lake County dropped the middle game of a three game

Stellar pitching, four-run 10th propel Captains

Captains capture fourth straight win
August 28, 2019

(Bowling Green, KY) - The Lake County Captains (33-32, 73-61) got a trio of terrific pitching performances and four key runs in the 10th inning to defeat the Bowling Green Hot Rods (39-25, 78-56) on Wednesday and extend their winning streak to four games. Lake County opened a three-game series

Comeback Captains win third straight

Fermin's triple helps spark Captains
August 27, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - The Lake County Captains (32-32, 72-61) came from behind to beat the Dayton Dragons (27-37, 55-79) on Tuesday at Classic Park. The Captains won their third straight game, scoring two runs in the seventh and two in the eighth to beat the Dragons, 5-3, and win the

Naylor, Captains clobber Dragons

Captains slug three homers, tally 14 hits
August 26, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - Bo Naylor drove home six runs, including a grand slam, to help the Lake County Captains (31-32, 71-61) demolish the Dayton Dragons (27-36, 55-78) on Monday night at Classic Park. The Captains hit three homers in a 13-2 win.

Delgado carries Captains

Captains snap losing skid with 3-2 win
August 25, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - Raynel Delgado 's timely hitting helped the Lake County Captains (30-32, 70-61) snap a four-game losing streak on Sunday afternoon at Classic Park. Delgado delivered a game-tying a sacrifice fly and a go-ahead double to lift the Captains to a 3-2 win over the Dayton Dragons (27-35,

Dragons one-hit Captains

Captains drop fourth straight
August 24, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - Adrian Rodriguez and a pair of Dayton Dragons (27-34, 55-76) relievers combined for a one-hit shutout on Saturday night at Classic Park. Ulysses Cantu tallied the only knock for the Lake County Captains (29-32, 69-61) in a 3-0 loss.

Ex-Captain Cardenas stuns Lake County

Captains swept by Hot Rods
August 24, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - Former Captain Ruben Cardenas was the hero for his new ball club on Friday night. The Lake County Captains (29-31, 69-60) were one out away from securing a 2-1 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods (37-23, 76-54) when Cardenas blooped a two-run single into centerfield. Cardenas'

Benson, Arias named MWL Post-Season All-Stars

Captains outfielder slams 18 homers, lefty reliever averages 10.6 K/9
August 23, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - Richard A. Nussbaum II, President of the Midwest League of Professional Baseball Clubs, Inc., today announced the 2019 Midwest League Post-Season All-Star selections, as voted on by the Field Managers of the 16 Midwest League member clubs. Two members of the 2019 Captains, outfielder Will Benson and

McCarthy fans 10 in blowout loss

Captains fall to Hot Rods, 16-4
August 22, 2019

(Eastlake, OH) - Shane McCarthy had a stellar return from the Injured List in a game that was otherwise forgettable for the Lake County Captains (29-30, 69-59). McCarthy struck out a career-high 10 batters over just 3.1 innings, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (36-23, 75-54) overcame a 4-0 deficit