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Lugnuts fuel up for 2022 with front office promotions, additions

January 13, 2022

Lansing, Mich. – Less than three months away from the return of baseball to Jackson® Field™, the Lansing Lugnuts, the High-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, are proud to announce three staff promotions and five new additions to the Lugnuts’ staff. April Landon, entering her 19th year with the Lugnuts

Crosstown Showdown between Nuts and Spartans to return in 2022

November 16, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts, High-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, and the Michigan State University Spartans will meet up at Jackson® Field™ on April 6, 2022, resuming the Crosstown Showdown after a two-year hiatus. The Crosstown Showdown exhibition between the Lugnuts and Spartans began in 2007 as a

Lugnuts, Minor League Baseball join with Marvel Entertainment on “Defenders of the Diamond”

October 14, 2021

Chicago, Ill. – The Lansing Lugnuts will be one of 96 Minor League Baseball teams included in a three-year partnership with Marvel Entertainment, coming to Jackson® Field™ beginning in 2022. The partnership was made official in a Wednesday announcement at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry’s “Marvel: Universe of

The Athletic named its 2021 A's MiLB All-Stars, and it's loaded with Lugnuts

October 12, 2021

On October 8, The Athletic's Melissa Lockard released her picks for the Oakland Athletics' 2021 organizational All-Stars. Lansing Lugnuts fans, prepare to recognize a ton of players who were themselves recognized for their excellence this past season: The top catcher was Tyler Soderstrom, the Athletics' 2020 first-rounder who spent the

1996 Nuts manager Poldberg retires from baseball

October 11, 2021

Brian Poldberg, who managed the inaugural 1996 Lansing Lugnuts, retired from professional baseball as of the conclusion of the 2021 season, finishing with 1,415 career managerial victories in Minor League Baseball. Poldberg hung up his spikes after leading the Kansas City Royals' Triple-A affiliate, the Omaha Storm Chasers, to a

Ten Lugnuts invited to prestigious Arizona Fall League

October 8, 2021

The 2021 Arizona Fall League, a league noted for its prospect-laden rosters, will feature a healthy dose of Lugnuts when it begins play on Wednesday, October 13. 2021 Lugnuts starting pitcher Jeff Criswell, relief pitcher Brock Whittlesey and outfielder Austin Beck (pictured above) are among nine Oakland Athletics prospects scheduled

2008-2009 Nuts manager McCullough, Dodgers advance

October 7, 2021

On Wednesday night at Chavez Ravine, Chris Taylor swatted a two-run game-winning homer, launching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1, and into the National League Division Series for a best-of-5 matchup with the archrival San Francisco Giants. In the process, a pair of prominent former Lansing

Lugnuts' Díaz and Hall named High-A Central All-Stars

October 7, 2021

NEW YORK, NY – As determined in a vote of High-A Central broadcasters, executives and media members, Lansing Lugnuts third baseman Jordan Díaz and relief ace Charles Hall were named to the High-A Central Postseason All-Star Team, announced by Minor League Baseball on Thursday.The youngest player on the team roster

Former Lugnuts sluggers Noda and Nay named Double-A All-Stars

October 6, 2021

A pair of former Lansing Lugnuts sluggers — 2018 designated hitter Ryan Noda and 2014/2017 third baseman Mitch Nay — were named 2021 Double-A All-Stars, as announced Wednesday by Minor League Baseball in a vote of league executives, broadcasters and media members. Noda, a Toronto Blue Jays 15th-rounder in 2017

Trio of former Lugnuts named Triple-A All-Stars

October 5, 2021

Three former Lansing Lugnuts — 2011-2012 catcher Carlos Pérez, 2015 first baseman/designated hitter Ryan McBroom and 2018 shortstop Kevin Smith — were named 2021 Triple-A All-Stars on Tuesday, as voted on by the Triple-A East's and Triple-A West's broadcasters and executives. Pérez, the Lugnuts' star catcher for the famed Lansing

Nuts' Lawrence Butler named High-A Central Player of the Week

September 20, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Lugnuts first baseman/outfielder Lawrence Butler was honored as the High-A Central Player of the Week for the season-concluding week of September 13-19, as announced today by Minor League Baseball. In six games, the 21-year-old Butler went 11-for-22 with three doubles, one home run and three stolen

The Lansing Lugnuts’ 2022 schedule is here!

September 13, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts’ 2022 High-A Central schedule will comprise 132 games running from April 8 through September 11 at Jackson® Field™, the Lugnuts announced today. The schedule includes home games on Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and the 4th of July. The Lugnuts, the High-A affiliate of the

Lugnuts fall to Whitecaps, concluding 2021 season

September 19, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – On an ideal 80-degree day in downtown Lansing, Lester Madden, Jr., went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and the Lansing Lugnuts (58-62) concluded the 2021 season with a 19-4 loss to the West Michigan Whitecaps (58-62) on Sunday afternoon at Jackson® Field™. The Whitecaps hit seven doubles,

The Butlers did it; Nuts win fourth straight

September 18, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – Lawrence Butler homered amid a three-hit game and Jonny Butler homered to break a sixth-inning tie, serving the Lansing Lugnuts (58-61) a 5-3 victory over the West Michigan Whitecaps (57-62) in front of 6,434 on Saturday night at Jackson® Field™. The Lugnuts won their fourth straight game

Boosted by relief, Nuts rally for 5-4 win

September 17, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – Trailing 4-0 after the second inning, the Lansing Lugnuts (57-61) received seven scoreless innings from a trio of relievers and rallied for a 6-4 win over the West Michigan Whitecaps (57-61) on Friday night at Jackson® Field™. The crucial blow came in the bottom of the seventh

Super-utilityman Greer joins Lugnuts

September 17, 2021

The Lansing Lugnuts announced the following roster move today, in conjunction with the Oakland Athletics: - Infielder/outfielder Jalen Greer received from Arizona Complex League Athletics Jalen Greer, 20, was drafted in the fifth round in 2019 from St. Rita of Cascia High School by the Athletics, the same high school

Lugnuts overwhelm Whitecaps, 8-1

September 16, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – William Simoneit and Jordan Díaz homered to back a stellar pitching effort, and the Lansing Lugnuts (56-61) cruised to an 8-1 victory over the West Michigan Whitecaps (57-60) in front of 6,855 on Thursday night at Jackson® Field™. With the win, the Nuts grabbed a 201-200 edge

Lugnuts split with Whitecaps

September 16, 2021

LANSING, Michigan – The Lansing Lugnuts (55-61) lost one and won one tonight against the West Michigan Whitecaps (57-59) to open up the final week of the regular season. It was the Lugnuts' fourth straight series that opened with a Wednesday doubleheader after a weather postponement on Tuesday. One game

Lugnuts and Whitecaps postponed, to play two Wednesday

September 14, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts’ scheduled Tuesday series opener against the West Michigan Whitecaps at Jackson® Field™ has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, with gates opening at 4:30 p.m. It is the

Next Lugnuts home games: September 14-19

August 30, 2021

Only six home games remain in the 2021 season! The Lugnuts host the West Michigan Whitecaps from Tuesday, September 14, through Sunday, September 19. Purchase your tickets now! The schedule: 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, September 14 - Gates open at 6 p.m., Dollar Deal Day: Enjoy $1 hot dogs, $1 popcorn,

BROADCASTS: How to Watch or Listen to Lugnuts baseball

June 14, 2021

Watch Lansing Lugnuts games via MiLB.TV: With the exception of games at Lake County, every Lugnuts game can be watched via MiLB.TV, from the live broadcast from Tuesday through Sunday each week to archived broadcasts throughout the season. Each game is broadcasted by the home team's announcers. Listen to Lugnuts

Lugnuts close out road slate with 7-1 defeat

September 12, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Lansing Lugnuts (54-60) completed their 2021 road schedule with a 7-1 loss to the Fort Wayne TinCaps (54-60) on Sunday afternoon at Parkview Field. Six home games remain for the Lugnuts in the 2021 season, running from Tuesday, September 14, through Sunday, September 19, against

Butler, Armenteros go deep, but Lugs drop slugfest

September 11, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Lawrence Butler and Lazaro Armenteros each crushed monstrous home runs, but the host Fort Wayne TinCaps (53-60) outslugged the Lansing Lugnuts (54-59), 9-7, on Saturday night at Parkview Field. Butler’s three-run homer high up on the Parkview Field right-center pavilion in the first inning, his first

Behind Leal/Tomioka tandem, Nuts win 2-0 shutout

September 10, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – David Leal and Shohei Tomioka worked four scoreless innings apiece, Brett Harris lined a two-run double, and the Lansing Lugnuts (54-58) blanked the Fort Wayne TinCaps (52-60), 2-0, on Friday night at Parkview Field. The Lugnuts defeated Fort Wayne for the third time in four games

Birlingmair tosses gem in Nuts' 7-4 win

September 9, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Reid Birlingmair tossed seven strong innings to matched a personal professional high, and the Lansing Lugnuts (53-58) topped the Fort Wayne TinCaps (52-59), 7-4, on Thursday night at Parkview Field. Only once before 56 professional outings had Birlingmair thrown as many as seven innings in a