BOWLING GREEN, KY- The Lake County Captains (3-1, 26-45) took advantage of two early Bowling Green errors to build an early lead and withheld a rally by the Bowling Green Hot Rods (3-1, 41-31) to win the series opener on Sunday evening 4-3.
Lake County scored the first run of the game in the third inning. Second baseman Yhoxian Medina and third baseman Erik Gonzalez hit back-to-back singles with two outs. Medina scored when Hot Rods third baseman Leonardo Reginatto could not field a groundball from shortstop Dorssys Paulino.
Another Bowling Green fielding error led to a run in the fourth inning. First baseman Joe Sever singled, moved to second on a walk and crossed the plate on a error by first baseman Patrick Leonard.
Reinaldo Lopez started the game for Bowling Green and lasted four and two-thirds innings. He gave up two unearned runs on three hits, earning the loss. He walked two and struck out five before reliever Matthew Spann entered.
Lake County built a 3-0 lead by the end of ...