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Mets net trio of arms from Jays for Matz

Righties Diaz, Winckowski, Reid-Foley head to New York in swap
January 27, 2021

A little over a week after the Mets parted with Endy Rodriguez to acquire big league hurler Joey Lucchesi, a trio of young arms are joining the system. The Blue Jays announced a trade Wednesday night sending No. 26 Toronto prospect Yennsy Diaz, No. 27 Josh Winckowski and fellow right-hander

Prospect Roundup: Games of September 1

Nats' Sanchez hurls seven hitless; Dodgers' Rios drives in five
September 2, 2019

Nationals RHP Mario Sanchez, Double-A Harrisburg: 7 IP, 2 BB, 10 K -- The Nationals right-hander did not give up a hit through seven innings and whiffed 10 for the second time in his last five starts as the Senators blanked Altoona, 3-0. The 10 punchouts matched the career high

Cats' Diaz scratches out seven more zeros

Blue Jays No. 23 prospect allows two hits while fanning eight
May 21, 2019

It wasn't a complete game this time, but seven scoreless innings will more than do for Yennsy Diaz. Toronto's No. 23 prospect stretched his shutout streak to 15 innings after allowing two hits in Double-A New Hampshire's 5-0 victory over Altoona on Tuesday at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. Diaz whiffed eight

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 7

Jays' Diaz dazzles in Double-A debut; O's Reyes goes 5-for-5
April 8, 2019

Blue Jays RHP Yennsy Diaz, Double-A New Hampshire: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 ER,0 BB, 5 K --  The Fisher Cats couldn't have asked for more from the 22-year-old right-hander in his Double-A debut. An international signee in 2015, his only blemish Sunday was a single by Barrett Barnes, who he eventually picked

Lugnuts edge Cubs, 2-1

May 21, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Behind a sterling effort from three pitchers, opportunistic offense from Kevin Smith , and one tremendous catch from Chavez Young , the Lansing Lugnuts (29-15) opened a four-game series with a 2-1 victory over the South Bend Cubs (17-25) on Monday night at Four Winds Field.AUDIO: Young's

Lugs' 8th straight win comes in 12-2 blowout

May 16, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - The Lansing Lugnuts (26-13) won their eighth consecutive game, scoring five runs in both the fifth and the sixth innings to thump the Dayton Dragons (18-18), 12-2, on a Winning Wednesday at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts improved to 7-0 against the Dayton Dragons in the season

Comeback Lugs strike again in 4-3 win

May 11, 2018

BELOIT, Wisc. - The Lansing Lugnuts (21-13) scored three runs in the eighth inning, topping the Beloit Snappers (13-15), 4-3, on Thursday night at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.The Lugnuts' victory, rallying from a late 2-1 deficit, came the night after the Nuts turned a 4-0 deficit at

MiLB announces April Players of the Month

Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball
May 3, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced the Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 10 full season leagues for the month of April. Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.Indianapolis Indians (Pirates) third baseman/outfielder José Osuna

Diaz dominates, Lugnuts split twinbill

April 29, 2018

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. - The first-place Lansing Lugnuts (16-8) halved a doubleheader against the West Michigan Whitecaps (14-9), winning 1-0 behind the pitching of Yennsy Diaz before dropping the second game, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Fifth Third Ballpark.The Lugnuts finished the five-game, three-day series - featuring doubleheaders on both

Behind Diaz and Smith, Lugs win 3rd straight

April 24, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Yennsy Diaz fired five hitless innings and Kevin Smith plated five runs with two big swings, driving the Lansing Lugnuts (11-6) to their third straight victory, 7-0 over the Dayton Dragons (9-7) on Tuesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Dragons only collected two hits in the game: a

Diaz continues success in Lugs loss

April 19, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Yennsy Diaz turned in his third consecutive strong start, but the Lake County Captains (6-6) edged the Lansing Lugnuts (7-5), 4-3, in the rubber match of a three-game series on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.All four Captains runs were unearned, aided by four Lugnuts errors

Eight-run seventh sinks Lugs, 9-4

April 11, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Yennsy Diaz tossed his second straight gem and Samad Taylor tripled and homered, but the Fort Wayne TinCaps (1-6) used an eight-run seventh inning to down the Lansing Lugnuts (4-3), 9-4, in a Wednesday matinee at Parkview Field.The Lugnuts are undefeated in night games - but

Lugnuts open 2018 with 12-1 rout of Loons

April 5, 2018

MIDLAND, Mich. - Yennsy Diaz struck out 10 batters in 5 2/3 innings and the Lansing Lugnuts (1-0) piled up 13 hits in a 12-1 season-opening steamrolling of the Great Lakes Loons (0-1) on Thursday night at Dow Diamond.Kevin Vicuña, Reggie Pruitt and Chavez Young each notched three hits to

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

Lugnuts crush three more HRs in 4th straight win

August 31, 2017

EASTLAKE, Ohio - Red hot David Jacob homered amid a three-hit, three-RBI game, helping the Lansing Lugnuts (26-40, 63-69) win their fourth straight game, 7-4 over the Lake County Captains (25-41, 52-83) on Thursday night at Classic Park.Jacob joined the Lugnuts from Vancouver on August 14th, opening with only one

Fishman, Knight have nights to remember in 7-6 11-inning defeat

August 27, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Tyler Selesky's two-run double in the 11th inning lifted the Fort Wayne TinCaps (39-23, 65-67) to a 7-6 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (22-40, 59-69) on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The result offset two eye-catching performances from Lugnuts, with third baseman Nash Knight going 5-for-6

Dramatic 9th sees Captains escape Lugs

August 11, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - The Lansing Lugnuts (19-28, 56-57) came painfully close to completing a comeback from a three-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth, only to watch the Lake County Captains (21-26, 48-68) escape with a 6-5 win before a Friday night crowd of 8,739 at Cooley Law School

Diaz impresses, Lugnuts rally for 4-1 win

August 5, 2017

DAYTON, OH - Mattingly Romanin hit a game-tying single in the seventh, J.B. Woodman lined a tie-breaking two-run triple in the eighth, and the Lansing Lugnuts (17-25, 54-54) beat the Dayton Dragons (13-29, 54-58), 4-1, on Saturday night at Fifth Third Field.The Lugnuts have won six of their last seven

Romanin, balanced attack key 13-7 romp

July 31, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Mattingly Romanin collected three hits and took part in four double plays, and the Lansing Lugnuts (15-22, 52-51) rode a seven-run fifth inning to a 13-7 victory over the Great Lakes Loons (16-21, 52-54) on Monday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.With the exception of Luis Silva , every batter

Lugnuts' offense erupts, 11-7 over Dragons

July 26, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Edward Olivares finished a triple shy of a cycle and Nick Sinay had a three-run triple amid a seven-run fifth-inning rally, helping the Lansing Lugnuts (12-20, 49-49) deal the Dayton Dragons (12-20, 53-49) an 11-7 defeat on Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Nuts had scored five runs or fewer

Diaz and Orozco steal the show

Lugnuts drop River Bandits, 3-2
July 20, 2017

DAVENPORT, Ia. - Yennsy Diaz dazzled in six innings and Rodrigo Orozco contributed huge moments with his bat and his glove to lift the Lansing Lugnuts (10-17, 47-46) to a 3-2 triumph over the Quad Cities River Bandits (18-9, 55-40) on Thursday night at Modern Woodmen Park.After the Nuts fell to the Bandits in

Olivares's homer helps Nuts avoid sweep

July 14, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Edward Olivares broke a sixth-inning tie with his team-leading 15th home run of the year, and the Lansing Lugnuts (7-15, 44-44) defeated the Beloit Snappers (11-11, 43-48), 3-2, on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium, avoiding a three-game sweep.The Lugnuts' win also ended a four-game losing streak.

Yennsy and Yeltsin yield 4-2 win

June 27, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Yennsy Diaz struck out eight batters in his home debut, Yeltsin Gudino knocked in three runs, and the Lansing Lugnuts (2-4, 39-33) outpaced the Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-5, 32-41), 4-2, on Tuesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts won their seventh straight game against the Hot Rods.

Bichette reaches .400 as Lugnuts win two

June 16, 2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Bo Bichette went 4-for-4 and 3-for-4 in a jawdropping doubleheader performance, and the Lansing Lugnuts (37-27) beat the South Bend Cubs (38-28) twice, 8-5 and 6-1, on Thursday night at Four Winds Field.The 19-year-old Bichette singled twice, doubled and homered in the opener, driving in two runs, and

Lugnuts add prospect Diaz, 4th-rounder Morgan

June 8, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - In conjunction with the Toronto Blue Jays, the Lansing Lugnuts announced Thursday that pitcher Patrick Murphy and catcher Andres Sotillo have been placed on the 7-day Disabled List retroactive to June 6th. In their place, the Lugnuts received pitching prospect Yennsy ("JEN-see") Diaz and catcher Matt Morgan  from Extended Spring Training.View the Lugnuts' official roster.