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A Lugnuts Fan's Guide to the World Series

October 21, 2020

The 2020 World Series pairs the two best teams in baseball: the Tampa Bay Rays, who finished with an American League-best 40-20 record, and the Los Angeles Dodgers, who led the National League with a 43-17 mark. Both teams have affiliates in the Midwest League's Eastern Division, Tampa Bay with

Lugnuts to hold Prospect Camp on Sunday, October 25th

October 12, 2020

At Lugnuts Prospect Camp, players will have the opportunity to participate in a high-level baseball camp conducted by Major League Baseball scouts and NCAA and NJCAA coaches.

Lemonade League returns for Oct. 23 Fall Classic

October 9, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – Following a successful Lemonade League during the summer, the Lansing Lugnuts announced today that a Lemonade League Fall Classic will be held at Jackson® Field™ at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 23rd. Tickets are available HERE, by calling the Lugnuts at (517) 485-4500, or via email at

Lansing Lugnuts Have a New Home at Jackson® Field

September 1, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts have entered into a seven-year stadium naming rights agreement with Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) to play at Jackson® Field through 2027. “This is an immensely important day for us,” said Lansing Lugnuts owner Tom Dickson. “We’ve had a strong relationship with Jackson

Jon Berti, Sal Fasano, and Aaron Loup: A Lugnuts Fan's Guide to the 2nd Round

Plus a round-up of every MWLer in the playoffs
October 2, 2020

In last week's preview heading into the 2020 MLB playoffs -- read it here -- 17 former Lansing Lugnuts were listed who could potentially see action. This week, amid the American League and National League Division Series, we are down to two former Lugnuts players, one former rehabber, and one

A Lugnuts fan's guide to the 2020 MLB Postseason

September 29, 2020

If you're in the mood for days filled with meaningful baseball, hey, you're in luck! The 2020 MLB postseason is here: Tuesday - The American League gets things started. 2 p.m., Houston Astros at Minnesota Twins, Gm. 1 3 p.m., Chicago White Sox at Oakland A's, Gm. 1 5 p.m.,

A look at the Blue Jays Fall Development Roster

October 6, 2020

FutureBlueJays.com posted the Toronto Blue Jays' Fall Instructional Roster on Tuesday. Give it a look. To break down the players listed by position: - Pitchers: Jolfrank Concepcion, William Gaston, Hobie Harris, Roither Hernandez, Dany Jimenez, Justin Maese, Mitch McKown, Naswell Paulino, Luis Quiñonez, Jackson Rees, Jimmy Robbins, Graham Spraker, Curtis

How many Nuts played in the Majors in 2020? 41.

October 12, 2020

Here are all 41 former Lugnuts who played in the Major Leagues in 2020, going chronologically by what season they played in Lansing from most recent to least recent: 2019 Lansing Lugnuts:

  • Catcher Alejandro Kirk became the first of the 2019 Nuts to reach MLB, skipping Double-A and Triple-A

Patrick Murphy becomes 154th Major League Lugnut

September 23, 2020

On September 18th, 2020, Patrick Murphy made his Major League debut with a scoreless relief outing of 1 1/3 innings (and three strikeouts!) for the Toronto Blue Jays. In the process, he became the fifth former Lugnuts player to make his MLB debut this year (joining Dany Jiménez, Edward Olivares,

Check out the final Lemonade League Stats

August 26, 2020

The Lemonade League is in the books, a part of history: From July 23rd - August 22nd, 57 college baseball players in total came to Cooley Law School Stadium, were divided into the Locos and the Lugnuts (wearing the Locos' gem blue Copa De La Diversión jerseys and the Lugnuts'

The All-Time Lugnuts Roster

October 20, 2020

Every Lugnut from 1996-present: Players are listed with the season(s) they played in Lansing. Bolded players reached the Major Leagues. Of 804 total Lugnuts, 154 reached the Major Leagues while nine players listed below joined the Lugnuts on MLB rehab assignments - meaning that 20% of all Lugnuts have appeared

The Complete List of Major League Lugnuts

October 16, 2020

804 ballplayers all told have donned the Lugnuts' uniform, with 154 players (19%) making it to the Major Leagues -- most recently Patrick Murphy on September 18th, 2020. Of these players:

  • 60 Lugs alumni have debuted with the Blue Jays
  • 36 with the Chicago Cubs
  • 19 with

A Historical Timeline of Baseball in Lansing

September 30, 2020

Movies at the Ballpark FAQ

October 8, 2020

What kind of safety measures are in place for these events? A: Guest safety and facility cleanliness are of the utmost importance. Guests are subjected to a health screening and temperature check before entering the facility. Each guest will receive a direct screening sent to the email used to purchase

From Lansing to MLB in a year? Alejandro Kirk becomes 22nd Nut to achieve feat

September 14, 2020

Alejandro Kirk was a Lansing Lugnut in 2019 for 21 games to start the year. He walked 18 times and struck out only eight times; he bashed 10 extra-base hits, including three homers; he even stole home in Fort Wayne. Then, when the Blue Jays called Riley Adams up to

Nitro Circus postponed until Spring 2021

August 24, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Lugnuts general manager Tyler Parsons has released the following statement with regard to the Nitro Circus “You Got This Tour”: "First, thank you for your patience and support during a very challenging year. With the loss of the Minor League Baseball season and countless events, our

Champion Locos close Lemonade League with 3-1 triumph

August 22, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – In the Lemonade League’s 20th and final game, the league champion Locos rallied with a run in the sixth and two in the seventh to edge the Lugnuts, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium. The Locos finished with a 12-8 record against the Lugnuts,

Friday Night Lights: Nuts beat Locos, 14-7

August 21, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – With NFL teams in camp across the country, the Lemonade League’s Lugnuts scored in each of the first five innings and rocked the Locos by a football-ish 14-7 score on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium. The game was played before a capacity crowd of 100

Locos’ late uprising leads to 9-3 win

August 20, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – Stymied for the first five innings, the Locos’ offense awoke with a two-run sixth and a seven-run seventh-inning rally to seize a 9-3 victory against the Lugnuts on Thursday night in the Lemonade League at Cooley Law School Stadium. The game, No. 18 in the league, was

Nuts end skid with 12-8 stunner  

August 17, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – With three innings left, the Lemonade League’s Lugnuts were trailing the Locos 8-2, appearing on the verge of losing their eighth straight game. Not so fast. The Lugnuts scored ten straight runs, including eight on only one hit in the sixth inning, and beat the Locos, 12-8,

Bradley gem leads to first Lemonade League shutout

August 16, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – Collin Bradley combined with Nick Powers (Michigan State) on a two-hitter, helping the Locos blank the Lugnuts, 3-0, on Sunday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium. It was the first shutout achieved in the Lemonade League, coming in the league’s 16th game. It was also the Locos’

McCormack powers Locos in 12-11 slugfest

August 15, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – Alex McCormack (Grand Valley State) belted a pair of long two-run homers, including one that provided important insurance, and the Locos survived a late Lugnuts comeback, 12-11, on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium in the Lemonade League. The Locos have now six straight games and

Locos steamroll, 16-2, halted by first Lemonade League mercy rule 

August 14, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – All nine Locos lineup spots batted four times in four innings, leading to a 16-2 four-inning trouncing of the Lugnuts on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium, the first time in the Lemonade League’s short history that a game was ended by mercy rule. The Locos

Patient Locos romp to 4th straight win

August 13, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – The Lemonade League’s Locos drew 12 walks, leading to three crooked innings, and coasted to an 11-3 win over the Lugnuts on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium. The Locos have won four straight games, taking a 7-6 lead in the overall series vs. the Lugnuts.

Heeke, Locos win a wild one, 9-8

August 12, 2020

LANSING, Mich. – Zach Heeke (Central Michigan University) broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single, and the Lemonade League’s Locos held off the Lugnuts in a wild final inning, 9-8, on Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium. The game, 12th on the Lemonade League docket, was played before