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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | June 19, 2018

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Alexis Pantoja

The Boundless Energy of Lynchburg’s Alexis Pantoja

June 9, 2018 |

If you have the chance to attend a High-A Lynchburg Hillcats game this season, you are likely to find Alexis Pantoja (pronounced Pant-Oh-huh) taking up station at one of the infield positions. He has played second base, third base, and shortstop for this edition of the Hillcats, and his glove is his calling card as a baseball player.

“My first [role] model was Derek Jeter,” said Pantoja about what player he watched growing up.

Starting at three years old, he spent every waking moment on the baseball field if possible. His older brother had played in college and he wanted to follow in his footsteps.

“My mom would say, ‘Take it easy, take it easy’, but every time I would go play,” he said. “This is the reason why I love baseball.” Read More

Aiken’s First Win, Capel’s Big Day, and More in the Captains’ Log

May 20, 2017 |

The Lake County Captains put to bed a five-game losing streak during the week by ripping off three straight wins to take their series against the Great Lakes Loons before starting their homestand against West Michigan with a 4-3 win. … Read More