DAYTON, OH- The Lake County Captains (22-25, 45-69) fell victim to a five run fifth inning that included three errors as the Dayton Dragons (26-22, 54-63) held off a late comeback to take the series finale 9-7 on Friday night.
Lake County broke through in the first inning off of Dragons’ starter Nick Travieso. Right fielder Logan Vick hit his fourth homerun of the year to left field.
With an early 1-0 lead, starter Jake Sisco struggled with control in the bottom half of the inning. He hit two batters and walked another to load the bases with one out. The ballgame was tied after a fielding error by second baseman Yhoxian Medina. Medina was activated from the disabled list before the game, after spending 13 days on the DL. Designated hitter Tanner Rahier broke the tie with a sacrifice fly to center field.
In the home half of the third inning, third baseman Seth Mejias-Brean led off with a walk and advanced to second on a balk by Sisco. Right fielder Phillip Ervin doubled home Mejias-B...