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Captains wallop Legends, 16-1

June 8, 2006 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Lake County Captains News Release

(Lexington, KY)--Lake County first baseman Fernando Pacheco went 4-4 with a homer and five RBI Thursday night, leading the Captains to a 16-1 win over the Lexington Legends at Applebee's Park.

The Captains (26-34) gained a split in the four-game series against the Legends (36-23), and will return to Classic Park for a seven-game homestand beginning at 7:05 Friday night against Lakewood.

On Thursday, the Captains scored a season-high 16 runs and matcher their season-high with 17 hits en route to their most lopsided victory of the season.

Pacheco, who entered the game hitting .191, went 4-4, with a three-run homer and five RBI. He also had two singles, a double, and a sacrifice fly. He finished the night hitting .212.

Pacheco's homer, his ninth of the season, came during an eight-run eighth inning when the Captains sent 12 men to the plate.

The Captains also batted around in the fifth when they scored five times against Levi Romero (5-4).

Johnny Drennen and P.J. Hiser each had three hits for the Captains. Hiser had three RBI.

Captains starter Jim Deters (4-3) worked 5 2/3 innings and scattered nine hits and one run to earn his fourth win of the season.

Chris Gimenez was activated from the disabled list prior to the game, and was the DH in the Captains lineup. Gimenez, who had been out of action with a dislocated thumb since May 6th, went 2-2, with a double, two walks, and a hit-by-pitch.

Tickets are still available for tomorrow's game, which will feature post-game fireworks, by calling (440) 954-WINS.

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