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McGuire spells relief in 7-5 victory

September 1, 2019

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - In a crucial pair of at-bats, reliever Andy McGuire twice retired slugger Michael Curry with the potential game-tying runs in scoring position, and the Lansing Lugnuts (35-34, 67-71) held off the Fort Wayne TinCaps (29-40, 62-75), 7-5, in 2019's penultimate game on Sunday night at Parkview

Nuts set team record for margin of victory in 19-1 steamrolling

August 16, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Griffin Conine , Ryan Gold and Rafael Lantigua each crushed two-run homers and the Lansing Lugnuts (28-25, 60-62) rolled up the largest margin of victory in franchise history in a 19-1 rout of the Fort Wayne TinCaps (22-31, 55-66) on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The

Talley triple keys 5-3 comeback win

Nuts extend winning streak to five in homestand opener
August 14, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - LJ Talley lined a two-run triple in a three-run seventh-inning rally and the Lansing Lugnuts (27-24, 59-61) won their fifth straight game, 5-3, over the Fort Wayne TinCaps (21-30, 54-65) on Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.With South Bend defeating Lake County, 6-1, the Lugnuts remained

Lugnuts take opener from error-prone Cubs

August 7, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - The Lansing Lugnuts (22-23, 54-60) took advantage of four South Bend Cubs (24-21, 61-52) and scored six unearned runs for a 9-5 victory, opening a three-game series on Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts shaved the Cubs' lead for the Eastern Division wild card down

Nuts outlast comeback Caps in extras

July 31, 2019

EASTLAKE, OH - The Lansing Lugnuts (19-19, 51-56) blew leads of 3-0, 5-3 and 8-5, but recovered to defeat the Lake County Captains (20-18, 60-47) in ten innings, 10-8,  on Wednesday afternoon at Classic Park.The game lasted four hours and 26 minutes, the Lugnuts' longest of the year, requiring 435

Watson gem helps Lugs right ship, 5-1

July 30, 2019

EASTLAKE, OH - Behind six shutout innings from Troy Watson , the Lansing Lugnuts (18-19, 50-56) erased the memory of a home sweep against South Bend with a 5-1 victory at Lake County Captains (20-17, 60-46) on Tuesday night at Classic Park, opening an eight-game road trip.The Lugnuts had been

Banfield, LumberKings double up Lugs

July 22, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Will Banfield hooked a go-ahead two-run double down the left-field line in the sixth inning, and the Clinton LumberKings (21-9, 54-45) bested the Lansing Lugnuts (15-15, 47-52), 4-2, in the rubber match of a three-game series on Monday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The result marked the

Miller, Lugnuts rally past 'Kings, 4-2

July 21, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Troy Miller whiffed seven in seven innings, and the Lansing Lugnuts (15-14, 47-51) used a three-run sixth inning to double up the Clinton LumberKings (20-9, 53-45), 4-2, on Sunday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts have split the first two games of the series with the

Lugnuts Player Spotlight: Tanner Kirwer

June 6, 2019

LANSING, Mich. via TORONTO, Ont. - There once was an outfielder who played for the Niagara University Purple Eagles.In a game against Boston College at BC's Brighton Field, this outfielder made a spectacular defensive play.After having a ball hit over his head, he sprinted back to the track, reached up,

Hiatt dazzles while Nuts coast to 10-3 win

May 25, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Josh Hiatt struck out eight batters in five innings and his offense supported him with a 15-hit attack en route to a 10-3 Lansing Lugnuts (20-27) victory over the Lake County Captains (29-19) on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts scored at least six runs

Lugs squash Loons' winning streak, 9-4

May 23, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Tanner Kirwer belted a three-run homer, piggyback tandem Fitz Stadler and Cobi Johnson combined for 14 strikeouts, and the Lansing Lugnuts (19-26) emphatically avoided a four-game sweep, rolling to a 9-4 victory over the Great Lakes Loons (28-16) on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The romp

Lugnuts' comeback bid falls short, 7-6

May 22, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - For the third straight day, the Great Lakes Loons built a sizeable lead. For the third straight day, Lansing Lugnuts rallied late. And for the third straight day, the Loons prevailed.Brett de Geus retired Ryan Gold on a pop-up to shortstop with the tying and winning runs

Loons flex muscles to stave off Lugnuts

May 21, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Niko Hulsizer hit two of the Great Lakes Loons' four home runs and the Loons (27-15) held off the Lansing Lugnuts (18-25), 11-8, in front of a Grand Slam School Day of 8,822 on Tuesday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium. Jake Brodt went 3-for-4 with a

Locos comienzan Copa con un ganado, 10-5

Locos start Copa with a win, 10-5
May 3, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - On the first day of Copa de la Diversión, the Lansing Locos (13-14) looked comfortable in their gem-blue jerseys, scoring four runs in the first and fifth innings and rolling to a 10-5 series-opening victory over the Beloit Snappers (8-16) in front of a season high crowd

Kirk promoted, Groshans placed on IL

May 3, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - In conjunction with the Toronto Blue Jays, Lansing Lugnuts catcher Alejandro Kirk was promoted to A-Advanced Dunedin, shortstop Jordan Groshans was placed on the Injured List backdated to May 1st, and infielder Rafael Lantigua and outfielder Tanner Kirwer have been transferred to the Lugnuts from Extended Spring.Kirk,