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Minor League Baseball: Smith leads Captains in bid for postseason

Jordan Smith of Willmar leads the Lake County (Ohio) Captains in hitting entering the final four games of the regular schedule.

Smith, 22, leads Cleveland's Class A affiliate in hitting (300 or more at bats) with a .316 average, hits (143), triples (7), RBI (74) and total bases (207).

The Captains, in a fight for a Midwest League postseason berth, played their final home game Friday night against Bowling Green before beginning a three-game series against the Lansing (Mich.) Lugnuts today.