The Captains returned home Saturday night to take on the Bowling Green Hot Rods, and grabbed a 6-5 victory to start their three game home series.
The Captains started early with Jorge Martinez slamming a homer to left field, bringing home the first three runs to give the Captains the early 3-0 lead.
The Hot Rods came back with one run in the top of the third, but the Captains answered with two more off an error from Bowling Green's third basemen, giving Lake County the 5-1 lead going into the fourth.
The Hot Rods attempted to make a comeback, scoring a second run in the top of the fourth, and tacking on three more in the top of the fifth to tie up the game at 5-5 going into the bottom of the seventh.
Logan Vick broke the tie by slamming a homer to center field to start off the bottom of the seventh and grab the 6-5 lead for the Captains.
Ryan Merritt started for the Captains, pitching three innings and allowed five hits, one run and struck out four. Luis Morel came in and r...