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Captains lose third in row, falling to Whitecaps 7-2
The Lake County Captains returned home on Monday from a six game road trip where they went 2-4.  The looked to right the ship against the visiting West Michigan Whitecaps.  Thing however did not go as planned with the Captains getting blown out 7-2.

​West Michigan got on the board first in the fifth inning with three runs off Captains starter Chao-Ching Chiang.

​While the Captains bats were silent.  The Whitecaps added four more runs in the eighth inning to extend their lead to 7-0.

Lake County picked up their two runs in the ninth inning.

Chiang took the loss for the Captains and falls to 1-3 with a 4.26 ERA.

Toller Boardman picked up the win for the Whitecaps.  Boardman pitched two and two thirds innings improving to 2-3 with a 1.59 ERA.

With the loss the Captains are now 19-12 and currently in their first three game losing streak of the year.

The Captains and Whitecaps play game two of the three game series at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday night.  The Whitecaps will send righthander Sandy Baez to the mound.  Baez is 0-3 with a 4.08 ERA.  The Captains will send lefty Tom Pannone to the hill.  Pannone is 2-2 with a 2.86 ERA.

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​POSTED 05/09/2016 21:13