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In final Copa de la Diversión game, Locos surprise Dragons, 9-6

August 18, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Held to two hits and one run through six innings, the Lansing Locos (29-26, 61-63) roared to life in a six-run seventh, defeating the Dayton Dragons (23-32, 51-74), 9-6, on a Sunday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium.Lansing improved to 4-1 while wearing the Locos' jewel blue

Nearly perfect Lugnuts shut out Dragons

August 10, 2019

DAYTON, OH - Only Miles Gordon's sixth-inning triple prevented a trio of Lansing Lugnuts (24-24, 63-53) pitchers from combining on a perfect game, settling instead for a 6-0 shutout of the Dayton Dragons (21-27, 49-69), 6-0, on Saturday night at Fifth Third Field.The Lugnuts have tossed only two no-hitters in

Conine powers early offense in 5-4 win

July 18, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Griffin Conine slugged a monstrous two-run homer and added an RBI double, helping the Lansing Lugnuts (14-12, 46-49) build a five-run lead before pulling out a 5-4 victory over the Burlington Bees (11-15, 50-46) before a crowd of 6,308 on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The

Locos walk to win over Picantes in 9th, 3-2

July 7, 2019

EASTLAKE, OH - Johnny Aiello drew a tie-breaking, two-out, bases-loaded walk in the top of the ninth, and the Lansing Locos (9-8, 41-45) defeated los Picantes de Lake County (10-7, 50-36), 3-2, in a Copa de la Diversion Sunday matinee at Classic Park.Lansing has won five of its last six

Nuts end schneid, but can't avoid sweep

July 1, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Griffin Conine singled in Gabriel Moreno to end a 21-inning scoreless streak, but that was the Lansing Lugnuts' (4-7, 36-44) only run in a 4-1 loss to the Bowling Green Hot Rods (9-2, 48-33) on Monday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Izzy Wilson's two-run single capped a

Nuts Fall in 2nd Half Opener, 7-2

June 20, 2019

Dayton, Ohio - Gabriel Moreno swatted his second triple of the season, scoring Reggie Pruitt in the 5th inning, but that was the last run the Lansing Lugnuts (0-1, 32-38) would score in the second half opener. The Dayton Dragons (1-0, 29-42) pounded 11 hits and scored in three straight

Hot Rods top Lugnuts twice, 7-0 and 4-1

June 2, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Behind the pitching of first-rounders Shane Baz and Matthew Liberatore, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-23) defeated the Lansing Lugnuts (24-31) twice on Sunday afternoon at Cooley Law School Stadium, 7-0 and 4-1.In the first game, resumed after it was suspended due to rain in the middle

Snappers tip Locos, 2-1

May 4, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Trailing by a run, the Lansing Locos (13-15) loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth with no one out, but were unable to overcome the Beloit Snappers (9-16), 2-1, on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The result ended the Locos' two-game winning streak and

Lugnuts Player Spotlight: Will McAffer

April 19, 2019

LANSING, Mich. via TORONTO, Ont. - Lansing Lugnuts righty Will McAffer has moved around, a lot.Born and raised in North Vancouver, British Columbia, he went to South Dakota State for his freshman year, traveled to Central Arizona College for his sophomore year, and played out his junior year at Tulane

Late-inning Lugs rally again, 6-2 in 10 innings

April 15, 2019

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. - Jake Brodt 's RBI single catalyzed a four-run tenth inning, and the Lansing Lugnuts (5-6) came back to beat the West Michigan Whitecaps (5-6), 6-2, on Monday night at Fifth Third Ballpark.Of the Lugnuts' 41 runs scored in 2019, 29 - 71% - have been scored in

Kirk and Pruitt homer, but Nuts come up short

April 9, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Alejandro Kirk and Reggie Pruitt slugged their first home runs of the year, but a five-run deficit proved too much to overcome in a Lansing Lugnuts (3-3) 7-6 loss to the West Michigan Whitecaps (3-3) on Tuesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Whitecaps built an early 7-2