LANSING, Mich. – Delvi Cid's two-run single capped a three-run tenth inning rally, sending the Lake County Captains (9-0) to a 6-3 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (3-6) on Friday night on Jackson Field.
All of Lansing's
series this season have ended in sweeps, with
Lake County's three consecutive victories halting a three-game
streak the Lugnuts carried home from Great Lakes.
Kyle Smith and Greg
Folgia began the tenth inning with
consecutive doubles off of reliever Steve Turnbull (0-2), breaking a
tie. After two groundouts sandwiched around a Casey Frawley walk,
a bouncer up the middle to plate both Folgia and Frawley.
Rob Bryson (2-0)
notched the win for Lake County, holding the
Lugnuts off the scoreboard in the eighth and ninth innings. Cory
pitched the tenth for his league-leading fourth save.
fielder Kenny Wilson and pitcher Dustin Antolin
were both ejected from the game by home plate umpire Nick Mahrley
Wilson was called out on strikes to lead off the bottom of the
The ballgame was
scoreless through the first four-and-a-half
innings before a Ryan Schimpf RBI single and a Mark Sobolewski
single put the Lugnuts on the board in the home fifth.
Lake County answered
with three runs in the top of the sixth
against Lansing starting pitcher Chad Jenkins to tie the score.
The Captains pounded
out 15 hits in the game, three each by Bo
Greenwell and Kyle Smith, improving their league-leading team
average to .306.
On Saturday at 4:05
p.m. at Cooley Law School Stadium, the
Lugnuts welcome the Bowling Green Hot Rods to town for the opener of
three-game series. Lansing right-hander Ryan Tepera (0-0, 8.10) will
against Bowling Green left-hander Kyle Lobstein (0-0, 0.00).