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Captains drop home finale 8-5

EASTLAKE – The Lake County Captains dropped the final home game of their 2013 season to the Lansing Lugnuts 8-5 on Friday night. Right-hander Luis Morel (5-5, 4.93) received the start for the Captains against Dayton righty Javier Avendano (8-6, 4.06). Both teams struck in the second inning but the Captains snagged the 4-2 lead. The Lugnuts scored first as designated hitter Chris...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Lugnuts beat up on Captains 11-2

EASTLAKE, OH- The Lansing Lugnuts (26-39, 58-76) used a six-run second inning en route to a 11-2 win over the Lake County Captains (30-35, 53-80) on Wednesday night. The Captains have lost four straight and eight of the last 10 games. Lansing touched Captains starter Robbie Aviles for six runs in the second inning. One run scored on a fielding error and shortstop Jason Leblebijian plated...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains fall 6-2 to Lugnuts

EASTLAKE - After falling to the Lugnuts on Tuesday 7-4 and dominating them 13-4 on Wednesday, the Captains could not close the series with a victory Thursday and fell to the Lugnuts 6-2.  These three games were nothing short of dramatic for both teams, both full of errors and missed opportunities from both dugouts. “It’s not really based on wins and loses, at least not...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains blow early lead in 7-4 loss

The Captains couldn’t take the victory from the Lansing Lugnuts and fell 7-4 on Tuesday. The Captains were up 3-2 over the Lugnuts after the first inning, and the team looked promising considering the 8-0 and 6-1 losses they endured to Bowling Green earlier in the week.  Tuesday’s game marked the first professional start for right hander Michael Peoples. “He threw the ball...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

On The Road To The Show With Kellen Sweeney

Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2010 MLB Amateur draft, Kellen Sweeney is a six foot tall, left hand hitting infielder, currently improving his game with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League. Kellen was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and attended Jefferson High School, becoming only the eighth baseball player(and third Blue Jay) to be drafted by a big...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains drop finale and series to Lugnuts

EASTLAKE – The Lake County Captains dropped the finale of a four-game series on Sunday as the Lansing Lugnuts and one of the Toronto Blue Jays’ top prospects put the brakes on the Captains’ bats.   Right-hander Jake Sisco took the mound for his first start of the season to counter Lansing’s Roberto Osuno. Osuno, considered the top prospect on the current Lugnuts team, is...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Positional Rankings: Corner Infielders

As the ongoing speculation rages over the Jays manager position, about which I have not enough information to add anything worthwhile except as already stated regarding the coaches, I will get back to my series and in so doing I come to the position which is likely the weakest in the system, in terms of depth of potential major leaguers. Nevertheless, it must be addressed so let...
Via The Southpaw
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect Reports: Vancouver Canadians

I’ve begun working on the off-season FanGraphs Top 15 prospect lists. While researching for the series I took in the Northwest League championship finals between the Vancouver Canadians (Toronto Blue Jays) and the Boise Hawks (Chicago Cubs) in early September. Both teams are loaded with B- and C-level prospects so it was a fun series to watchh. I’ll have observations on some...
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September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Prime Nine: Toronto Blue Jays

Alex Anthopolous  has developed an incredible reputation for his trades and his amateur drafts in recent seasons. Some of the fruit of those transactions are now being felt at the big league level. Anthony Gose would be on the prospects on the list and rated as a top ten outfield prospect in baseball. Yet, with the injury to Jose Bautista, he was needed to fill those...
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August 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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