HomeComunity InformationEditorialNews ArchivesSports

Lake County Sentinel
Captains bat heat up in 13-6 pounding of Whitecaps  
​     BY TIM SHIRER
CAPTAINS BEAT WRITER
(EASTLAKE, OH) - The Lake County Captains and West Michigan Whitecaps played the third game of their three-game series on Monday night. The two teams split the first two games. The Captains won game one 6-4 and the Caps took game two 6-5. The Captains took away all doubt early with a six run first inning to roll to a 13-6 win in front of 2,549 fans at Classic Park.
The Captains jumped on Whitecaps starter Wilkel Hernandez right away. The first seven Captains reached base. The first seven reached by three singles, one ground rule double, a triple, base on balls and a fielding error. Hernandez did manage to strikeout Josh Rolette for the only out he recorded. Connor Smith then singled and the was the end of the night for Hernandez. When the dust settled, and the inning ended the Captains led 6-0. Big hits in the inning included the ground rule double by Clark Scolamiero a two RBI triple by Bo Naylor.
The Whitecaps came back with two runs in the second inning to cut the Captains lead to four runs. Captains starter Matt “Shaggy” Turner did not have his best stuff as the Whitecaps squared a lot of pitches up early.
The Captains added another run in the second inning after Scolamiero doubled to lead off the inning, moved to third on a single by Jose Fermin and the scored when Naylor grounded into a double play increasing the Captains lead to 7-2.
Turner’s night ended after the fourth inning when he gave up three more runs. His defense did let him down. None of the runs in the inning were earned. Daniel Schneemann committed a key error in the inning, Schneeman who has been on fire with the bat hitting .304 and went 3 for 4 on the night with 4 RBI.
The Captains offense kept coming when they scored two more runs in the fifth inning and four more in the sixth inning.
The Whitecaps added a run in the eighth inning off Captains reliever Luis Araujo.
Captains reliever Kellen Rholl who came on in relief of Turner to start the fifth inning pitched two scoreless frames and picked up the win. The win for Rholl was his second of the year improving to 2-4 with a 1.47 ERA. Hernandez took the loss for West Michigan and falls to 7-7 with a 4.23 ERA.
The Captains will have an off day on Tuesday and will be back in action on Wednesday at Classic Park when the host the South Bend Cubs for three games. The Cubs will send Faustino Carrera to the hill. Carrera is 6-6 with a 3.50 ERA. The Captains will send Ethan Hankins to the mound. Hankins has no record with a 2.25 ERA in one start for Lake County.
tshirer@lakecountysentinel.com or follow Tim on Twitter @IndiansTim Check out our IndiansNation fan Page
​POSTED 08/12/2019 23:33
Captains comeback falls short in 6-5 loss to Whitecaps - 08-11-2019
Captains snap skid, hold off Whitecaps 6-4 - 08-10-2019
Captains capture split with Lugnuts with 5-1 win - 08-02-2019
Captains hold off Lugnuts for 5-4 win - 08-01-2019
Captains comeback only to lose in ten innings 10-8 - 07-31-2019
Captains prevail in pitchers duel with walk off by Naylor - 07-22-2019
Captains use big sixth inning to beat Chiefs 7-0 - 07-21-2019
Captains walk to victory over Kernels 8-3 - 07-19-2019
Captains balk at victory fall to Cedar Rapids 5-4 - 07-18-2019
Kernels hold off Captains 5-4 - 07-17-2019
Captains led by Royalty shut out Lugnuts 2-0 - 07-08-2019
Captains fall in pitcher's duel 3-2 - 07-07-2019
Captains shut down by Lugnuts 8-1 - 07-06-2019
Captains squeak past TinCaps 3-2 - 07-03-2019
Captains pounded by TinCaps 10-5 on anniversary of epic storm - 07-02-2019
Captains continue domination of hapless Whitecaps with 5-2 win - 06-22-2019
Captains no-hit Whitecaps to complete doubleheader sweep - 06-21-2019
Captains get rain shortened win over Loons 4-2 - 06-13-2019
Captains shut out by Loons 5-0 - 06-12-2019
Quake County pounds Loons 9-3 to move into final playoff spot - 06-11-2019
Quake County rattles Lugnuts 10-4 - 06-10-2019
Captains rebound to stop Lugnuts 5-2 - 06-09-2019
Captains screwed by Lugnuts 9-3 - 06-08-2019
Captains lose homestand opener 6-3 - 06-07-2019
Captains split twin bill with Whitecaps - 06-02-2019
Captains stay hot smacking around Whitecaps 9-4 - 05-31-2019
Captains run over by Hot Rods 11-3 - 05-18-2019
Captains fall to Hot Rods 3-1 - 05-17-2019
Captains take over sole possession of first place with 5-4 win in ten innings - 05-16-2019
Captains rally late to knock off TinCaps 5-4 - 05-14-2019
Captains hold off TinCaps 4-3 - 05-13-2019
Captains maul Cougars 9-3 - 05-04-2019
Captains drop fifth straight falling to Cougars 8-5 in ten innings - 05-03-2019
Captains drop twin bill to River Dogs - 05-03-2019
Captains late rally falls short in 6-5 loss to River Bandits - 04-30-2019
Captains prevail in extra innings 7-6 - 04-24-2019
Captains can't stop Manzanero, fall to Dragons 7-4 - 04-23-2019
Captains complete comeback to beat Dragons 5-4 - 04-22-2019
First place Captains split twin bill with Cubs - 04-20-2019
Will Benson's historic night leads first place Captains to 12-6 win over Cubs - 04-18-2019
Captains win pitchers duel with Hot Rods 2-1 - 04-11-2019
Captains pitchers spin second shut of season, blanking Hot Rods 7-0 - 04-10-2019
Captains split wild twin bill with Hot Rods - 04-09-2019
Captains shut out by Loons 6-0 - 04-07-2019
Captains move to 3-0 with 5-3 comeback win - 04-06-2019
Captains sweep Loons with 6-1 win - 04-05-2019
Captains shut out Loons 4-0 to open 2019 season - 04-04-2019
Luke Carlin returns to lead the Captains staff in 2019 01-22-2019
Lake County Captains right fielder Clark Scolamiero.
Photo by Tim Shirer