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Captains complete sweep of TinCaps with 3-0 win 
​        BY TIM SHIRER
At Classic Park on Sunday the Lake County Captains were hoping to complete a series sweep of the visiting Fort Wayne TinCaps. The festivities started out great with Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer Carlos Baerga throwing out the first pitch.

Similar to Saturday night the game was scoreless until the late innings. The Captains finally broke through in the bottom of the seventh inning off Fort Wayne starter Thomas Dorminy. Dorminy walked Martin Cervenka to start the inning. David Armendariz then ran for Cervenka. Connor Marabell then reached on a fielder's choice and Armendariz was retied at second base. Marabell then went to second base when Fort Wayne catcher Marcus Green, Jr. made an errant throw to first base while trying to pick off Marabell. Dorminy then intentionally walked Yonathan Mendoza to put men at first and second. TinCaps manager Anthony Contreras then removed Dorminy from the game and replaced him with Corey Kimber. Kimber proceeded to give up a double to Sicnarf Loopstok, the first batter he faced, the double drove in two runs and gave Lake County a 2-0 lead. Angel Miguel then grounded out to first base for the second out of the inning. Bobby Ison then singled on a groundball to shortstop Ruddy Giron. Giron made a throwing error on the play which allowed Loopstok to score the Captains third and final run of the inning and game.

Captains starting pitcher Shao-Ching Chiang was excellent in his seven innings of work, scattering five hits, striking out two hitters and issuing three base on balls. With Chiang picked up the win and improves to 5-6 on the year and lowered his ERA to 4.29. Dorminy took the loss for the TinCaps and falls to 1-2 on the year with a 3.20 ERA.

The Captains will now head on the road for an eight game road trip, starting with four games in Bowling Green against the Hot Rods. Casey Shane will start game one of the trip for the Captains. Shane, a righty is 5-6 with a 4.26 ERA. Taylor Hawkins will take the mound for the Hot Rods. Hawkins, also a righthander is 2-5 with a 4.08 ERA.
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​POSTED 07/03/2016 22:41