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Cleveland sports fans should not expect respect nationally
Opinion by Tim Shirer
I I was recently watching a Cavaliers game, it was either the first or second round of the playoffs and as usual the ESPN broadcasters criticized everything the Cavaliers did while praising the team (Indiana Pacers or New York Knicks) the Cavaliers eventually eliminated. Of course, listening to this irritated me, but then a thought hit me, and it made a world of sense.  Click here for the whole story
Indians Special Assistant Dave Wallace balances love of baseball and family 

​      BY TIM SHIRER
CAPTAINS BEAT WRITER
(EASTLAKE, OH) - Recently prior to a Lake County Captains game at Classic Park I sat down and talked with former Captains manager (2012) and current Cleveland Indians Special Assistant Dave Wallace.

When you talk with Wallace it becomes apparent, very quickly where his priorities are. For Wallace family is and always will be first.   Click here for the whole story
Bauer trade boosts Tribe for the present and future - Opinion by Tim Shirer
The Dolan family took a lot flak from the unknowledgeable Cleveland fan base and local media that cares more about training camp in shorts than they do about baseball over the winter when the team made some trades and shed some salary. Tuesday night the club made a trade that could increase the Cleveland Indians chances of not only contending for that seemingly unreachable World Series title this season, but acquired pieces that could keep the imaginary “window” open for several more years and frees up more salary to possibly sign superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor.  Click here for the whole story
Bilbo edges out Kelce to win Jarvis Landry Celebrity Softball game home run derby
​     BY TIM SHIRER
CAPTAINS BEAT WRITER
(EASTLAKE, OH) - Many times, people think professional athletes can only be competitive at the sport they are a professional in. Once again that was proven wrong during the home run derby at the Jarvis Landry Celebrity Softball game. A non-athlete Damarius Bilbo, who happens to be Jarvis Landry's agent won the contest with 16 home runs.  Click here for the whole story
How many top 5 players did the Jacobs sign? The answer is none, time to stop calling the Dolans cheap Opinion by Tim Shirer
With the news that the Philadelphia Phillies are the front runner to sign Bryce Harper, the debate, which I personally think is an invalid debate and driven by Cleveland sports talk radio that loves to spin everything Indians in a negative way. The debate is are the Dolan’s cheap? Click here for the whole story
High School Sports Schedule & Results
(08-23-2019)

Boys Soccer
Madison @ Orange, 7:00 p.m.

Volleyball
Perry @ Chardon, 6:45 p.m.​
Click here for all of the schedule & Results

If your school is in Lake County and you do not see their results on our scoreboard contact your school's athletic director and ask them to e-mail us a list of their coaches e-mails so we can get results and cover every school within Lake County.  High School Scoreboard Archives
Cookie Carrasco takes another step in return from Leukemia with simulated game at Lake County  
​      BY TIM SHIRER
CAPTAINS BEAT WRITER
(EASTLAKE, OH) - Today at around 2:30 Est time Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos “Cookie” Carrasco took another step in his quest to return to Indians and a Major League mound as he has been battling Leukemia. Carrasco threw a simulated game at Classic Park home of the Lake County Captains.  Click here for the whole story
Captains comeback falls short in 5-4 loss 
​      BY TIM SHIRER
CAPTAINS BEAT WRITER
(EASTLAKE, OH) - The Lake County Captains returned home from a short four game road trip against the West Michigan Whitecaps. The Captains split the series. Upon returning home on Wednesday night they welcomed the Bowling Green Hot Rods to Classic Park for three game series. The Hot Rods held on to get the victory 5-4.  Click here for the whole story