(Eastlake, OH) – Luis Morel (5-3) pitched 5.2 scoreless innings in relief and helped the Captains (27-25) defeat South Bend (31-22) by a final of 1-0. Morel allowed just two hits and he walked two and struck out six. The Captains now have thrown eight shutouts on the season. Lake County has won five straight games.
Lake County scored first when Dorssys Paulino hit his fifth home run of the season into the left field bleachers and the Captains led 1-0. The Captains had just four hits in the ballgame.
The Captains will be back in action on Friday. South Bend will be in Eastlake for the finale of a three game series. The Captains will start RHP Dylan Baker (7-6, 3.95) and South Bend will counter with RHP Rob Coe (3-1, 3.25). First Pitch will be at 7:00 PM from Classic Park.