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Buffo sparkles in debut for Dunedin

Blue Jays righty allows three hits over eight scoreless frames
July 9, 2018

Maverik Buffo found out Friday he was getting called up to the Florida State League. He arrived in Dunedin the following day and was informed he would take the hill for the first time Monday.The Toronto right-hander met with his new staff and immediately resumed the routine he had followed

Buffo picks up 9th win, sends Loons to 0-9

June 29, 2018

MIDLAND, Mich. - Maverik Buffo fired seven scoreless innings and the Lansing Lugnuts (8-1, 51-28) used a three-run fifth inning to beat the Great Lakes Loons (0-9, 24-53), 3-1, on Friday night at Dow Diamond.The Lugnuts have won 11 of their last 12 games; the Loons have lost 13 straight.

Nuts open 2nd half with four-game sweep

June 24, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - All-Star Maverik Buffo allowed one run in six innings to become the second Midwest League pitcher to reach eight wins, and the Lansing Lugnuts (4-0, 47-27) completed a four-game sweep of the Great Lakes Loons (0-4, 24-48), 4-3, on Sunday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts have

Thrilling 10th-inning walkoff ends Midwest League All-Star Game

June 19, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - With two outs in the bottom of the 10th, the Dayton Dragons' Montrell Marshall lined a game-winning RBI single into right-center, giving the Eastern Division All-Stars a thrilling 3-2 victory over the Western Division before a crowd of 9,396 in the 54th annual Midwest League All-Star Game

Lugs' magic number at 2 after 6-3 win

June 9, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Reggie Pruitt spurred a three-run tie-breaking rally in the ninth with an RBI triple, pushing the Lansing Lugnuts (39-23) past the Fort Wayne TinCaps (27-33), 6-3, on Saturday night at Parkview Field.Thanks to a doubleheader split between South Bend and West Michigan, the Lugnuts narrowed their

Lugnuts' Young, Vicuña, Buffo and Castillo named MWL All-Stars

June 6, 2018

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Midwest League's Eastern Division All-Star Team will feature the Lansing Lugnuts' Chavez Young starting in the outfield, Kevin Vicuña starting at second base, and Maverik Buffo and Maximo Castillo among the pitching corps for the 54th annual Midwest League All-Star Game presented by LAFCU at

Buffo goes seven, wins 7th, in Lugnuts' 10-1 rout

May 29, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Maverik Buffo tossed a career high seven innings to become the first Midwest League pitcher to reach seven wins, and the Lansing Lugnuts (33-19) romped past the Lake County Captains (21-31), 10-1, in the opener of a three-game series on Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The

Grudzielanek lifts Lugnuts in 9th, 6-4

Buffo strikes out nine in dominating start
May 24, 2018

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Brandon Grudzielanek crushed a two-run go-ahead double in a three-run ninth-inning rally, and the Lansing Lugnuts (30-17) clinched a split of a four-game series with a come-from-behind 6-4 win over the South Bend Cubs (19-26) on Thursday afternoon at Four Winds Field.AUDIO: Grudzielanek's go-ahead double

Nuts score early, stop Hot Rods late

May 19, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Kevin Smith swatted a two-run homer in a three-run first inning, and the Lansing Lugnuts (28-14) held off the Bowling Green Hot Rods (25-16), 3-2, on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The win restored the Lugnuts' 2 ½-game lead over the Hot Rods atop the Eastern

Lugnuts end skid with 11-4 laugher

May 8, 2018

APPLETON, Wisc. - Kevin Smith notched four hits, Yeltsin Gudino drove in four runs, and the Lansing Lugnuts (19-13) enjoyed an 11-4 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (13-18) on Tuesday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.The win ended a season-high four-game Lugnuts losing streak.The Nuts put

Swinging in the Rain

Lugnuts rally to top Cougars, 6-5
May 3, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - The Lansing Lugnuts (18-9) rallied from two different deficits, scoring three runs in a rainy sixth inning to knock off the Kane County Cougars (11-12), 6-5, on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts won two of three games in the series, the only regular season

Williams's two HRs lift Lugnuts, 4-2

April 22, 2018

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Christian Williams drilled a pair of opposite-field home runs, helping the Lansing Lugnuts (9-6) take the rubber match of a three-game series, 4-2, from the South Bend Cubs (7-7) on Sunday afternoon at Four Winds Field.Facing left-hander Brendon Little (Loss, 0-1), the 27th overall pick in

Donnie Baseball supplies relief

Sellers strikes out 12 in 10-1 Nuts rout
April 9, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Donnie Sellers notched 12 strikeouts in five scoreless innings in relief, and Kevin Smith and Cullen Large homered in a 10-1 romp for the Lansing Lugnuts (3-2) over the Fort Wayne TinCaps (0-4) in the opener of a four-game series on Monday night at Parkview Field.The

MiLB announces August Players of the Month

September 6, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced its August Player of the Month Award winners for all leagues. Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.

Lugnuts win 2017 Showdown with MSU, 5-1

September 5, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State Spartans scored an unearned run in the first inning but were blanked the rest of the night, leading to a Lansing Lugnuts 5-1 win in the 11th annual Crosstown Showdown presented by Auto-Owners Insurance, held on Tuesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.A crowd