BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY- The Lake County Captains (12-20) used two home runs and a two-hitter by the pitching staff to take game one over the Bowling Green Hot Rods (21-12) by a final score of 6-1 on Saturday night.
The starting pitching matchup was a right-handed matchup between Dylan Baker (0-2, 3.81 ERA) for the Captains and Edgar Quinonez for the Bowling Green (2-1, 7.54 ERA).
Both pitchers traded zeroes through the first three innings until the Captains broke with three runs in the fourth inning.
Centerfielder Logan Vick and first baseman Nellie Rodriguez opened the frame with back-to-back singles. Vick attempted to score on a sacrifice fly but was thrown out at the plate by right fielder Marty Gantt. Catcher Eric Haase reached on a throwing error by the shortstop. Enter left fielder Jorge Martinez, who launched his first homerun of the year, a three-run bomb to right field.
Third baseman Erik Gonzalez added a run in the fifth inning with his first homerun of the season. The Ca...