Captains fall in extras again in 1-0 pitcher's duel
Eastlake, OH – James Baldwin scored on a passed ball in the top of the eleventh inning and the Great Lakes Loons (26-41) defeated the Lake County Captains (21-43) by a final of 1-0. The Captains fall to 0-3 in extra innings this year and are now 2-2 in one to nothing games in 2013.
Blake Wood (0-0) was on rehab from the Indians and started the game for the Captains. Blake pitched two thirds of an inning, walked three and struck out one.
Robbie Aviles (1-2) entered in relief in the second inning. Aviles did not get a decision after twirling five and one third innings of scoreless baseball. Aviles did not walk anybody and struck out four.
Great Lakes saw Miguel Sulbaran (3-2) start the game. Sulbaran pitched six innings, three hits, two walks and five strikeouts. He did not allow a run. Geoff Brown pitched a scoreless inning of relief and surrendered two hits.
The Loons bullpen from there held the Captains at bay and did not allow a run. The win went to Alan Garcia (1-1). The Save went to Craig Stem his third of the season. The Loons pitchers allowed just eight hits all night.
Saturday there will be a doubleheader with the first game beginning at 6 PM.