Loons Drop Finale to Cubs

Series with Tigers affiliate West Michigan begins Wednesday

37 Ryan Pepiot (Alex Seder / Great Lakes Loons)

By Matt DeVries | August 20, 2019 11:41 PM ET

The Great Lakes Loons hoped to make it a series split against the South Bend Cubs on Tuesday night. But, South Bend got the better of the Loons narrowly escaping Midland with a 4-3 win as their chase for a 2nd half Midwest League Playoff spot pushes on as they leave town.

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Back in the Win Column

Big 4th inning powers Loons to win of Chicago Cubs affiliate

By Matt DeVries | August 19, 2019 10:38 PM ET

Just what the doctor ordered! Five runs on 12 hits and some outstanding pitching helped guide the Great Lakes Loons to a 5-3 victory over the South Bend Cubs on Monday night at Dow Diamond. The win snapped a four-game skid for the Loons. It's just the second time they had lost four games all season.

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You Get a Home Run… You Get a Home Run

Loons, Cubs combine for six home runs in loss for Great Lakes

By Matt DeVries | August 18, 2019 6:41 PM ET

How about 10 extra base hits, including six home runs. How's that for action? That's what the Great Lakes Loons and South Bend Cubs combined to do on Sunday afternoon as the Cubs prevailed once again 9-5 to take the first two games of the homestand from the Loons.

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Sellout Crowd Sees Comeback Fall Short

Loons fall one run short in bottom of the 9th comeback attempt

By Matt DeVries | August 17, 2019 11:13 PM ET

The offense for the Great Lakes Loons sputtered for most of the night. Out to a 4-0 lead, the South Bend Cubs were in command heading into the bottom of the 9th inning. In front of a second straight Saturday night sellout crowd of 5,207 the Loons put three runs on the board, but fell just short losing 4-3 to open their week-long homestand.

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Loons Lose Series in West Michigan

Great Lakes returns home for seven-game homestand on Saturday

By Brad Tunney | August 16, 2019 10:26 PM ET

For the first time since late-June, the Loons have lost a series on the road. It had been six straight series' away from Dow Diamond since the Loons had been beaten and on Friday night West Michigan took them down 6-3 in a rubber match at Fifth Third Ballpark.

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'Caps Keep Series Alive

West Michigan wins game two, sets up rubber match on Friday

By Brad Tunney | August 15, 2019 10:30 PM ET

After a series-opening win on Wednesday, the Loons had set themselves up for two chances to secure their seventh straight road-series victory, but West Michigan delayed those plans with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.

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Loons Sneak Away with Extra-Inning Win

Great Lakes' domination over West Michigan continues

By Brad Tunney | August 15, 2019 12:16 AM ET

On a night where the Great Lakes Loons struggled to find offense early, they ultimately got the timely hits they needed to steal an 11-inning series-opening victory over the West Michigan Whitecaps 4-3.

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Loons Drop Series Finale

Off day Tuesday before road trip to face Tigers affiliate

1 Sam McWilliams (Alex Seder / Great Lakes Loons)

By Matt DeVries | August 12, 2019 3:58 PM ET

Despite out-hitting the Bowling Green Hot Rods, four runs in the first inning was too much to overcome for the Great Lakes Loons as they dropped the series finale 4-1 on Monday afternoon at Dow Diamond.

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Historic Grand Slam Lifts Great Lakes

Mount Morris native wins $5000 off grand slam

13 James Outman (Alex Seder / Great Lakes Loons)

By Blake Froling | August 11, 2019 5:44 PM ET

James Outman blasted an 0-1 pitch over the right-center field fence for a grand slam in the sixth inning and made history for the Great Lakes Loons in a 7-4 win over Bowling Green.

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Dark Side Finds Loons

Hot Rods snap Great Lakes' five-game winning streak in series opener

7 Tre Todd (Alex Seder / Great Lakes Loons)

By Matt DeVries | August 10, 2019 11:07 PM ET

In front of a sellout crowd of 5,211 on Star Wars Night, the Great Lakes Loons couldn't find the force needed to overcome a late deficit, falling 4-3 to the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Saturday at Dow Diamond.

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