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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 19

Pilkington fans career-high 12, Cardinals' Whalen plates six
May 20, 2019

White Sox LHP Konnor Pilkington, Class A Advanced Winston-Salem: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 12 K - Chicago's 20th-ranked prospect spun a gem in the Dash's 1-0 loss to Down East, recording a career-high 12 strikeouts in his second Carolina League start after a May 11 promotion from Class A

Montero powers Peoria past Lugnuts

July 19, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Elehuris Montero belted a pair of two-run homers, and the Peoria Chiefs (15-10, 54-41) defeated the Lansing Lugnuts (13-14, 56-41), 7-3, before a crowd of 6,904 on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Ryan Noda went 3-for-3 with a walk and three singles for the Nuts, who have

Rodriguez, Whitecaps stymie Lugnuts, 6-2

July 5, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Jesus Rodriguez brought a shutout into the eighth inning, and the West Michigan Whitecaps (8-7, 44-41) topped the Lansing Lugnuts (10-5, 53-32), 6-2, on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts won the opener of the four-game home-and-home series, but the Whitecaps struck back to win

Vicuña and Young homer in 13-6 loss

June 30, 2018

MIDLAND, Mich. - Kevin Vicuña homered in the first inning and Chavez Young homered in the ninth inning, but the Lansing Lugnuts (8-2, 51-29) fell to the Great Lakes Loons (1-9, 25-53), 13-6, on Saturday night at Dow Diamond.The result ended the Loons' franchise record 13-game losing streak.

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

Home Sweet Home

Vicuña notches four hits in 6-4 Nuts homecoming
June 15, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Coming off 14 days on the road, the Lansing Lugnuts (41-27) were glad to be back at Cooley Law School Stadium, treating a crowd of 8,104 to a 6-4 victory over the South Bend Cubs (34-33) on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The night was a showcase for

Noda stays hot, but Captains win in 10th

June 12, 2018

EASTLAKE, OH - Red hot Ryan Noda homered and drove in three runs, but Todd Isaacs's walkoff single in the tenth inning lifted the Lake County Captains (27-38) to a 6-5 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (40-25) in the opener of a three-game series on Tuesday night at Classic Park.The Lugnuts' record

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

Twins' Lewis, Kirilloff lead MWL All-Stars

Kernels duo highlight West squad; Jays' Vicuna to represent host
June 6, 2018

A pair of Kernels will be bringing some pop to this year's Midwest League All-Star festivities, scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 in Lansing, Michigan. Cedar Rapids teammates Royce Lewis, Minnesota's top prospect, and sixth-ranked Alex Kirilloff headline the West Division roster, the league has announced. Brusdar Graterol, the Twins' No. 7

Dragons finally beat Lugs, 5-4 in 10 innings

June 2, 2018

DAYTON, OH - After nine consecutive losses to the Lansing Lugnuts in 2018, the Dayton Dragons (28-26) rallied in both the bottom of the ninth and the tenth to defeat the Lugnuts (36-20), 5-4, on a wild pitch by reliever Matt Shannon on Saturday night at Fifth Third Field.The score

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

Lugnuts battle back late to top TinCaps

May 25, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Kevin Vicuña lined a game-tying RBI double and scored the go-ahead run on a Samad Taylor triple in a pivotal seventh inning, sending the Lansing Lugnuts (31-17) past the Fort Wayne TinCaps (21-26), 5-4, on Friday evening at Cooley Law School Stadium, opening a seven-game homestand.The Lugnuts have

Lugnuts' winning streak ends at nine

Hot Rods take series opener, 6-3
May 18, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - The Bowling Green Hot Rods (25-15) rallied back from a two-run deficit with six late runs, ending the Lansing Lugnuts' (27-14) winning streak at nine games with a 6-3 victory on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts finished one win short of matching the longest

Nine feels fine! Lugs sweep Dayton again

May 17, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Behind the pitching of Turner Larkins and Brody Rodning , the Lansing Lugnuts (27-13) defeated the Dayton Dragons (18-19), 4-1, on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium, completing a sweep of Dayton and giving the Lugnuts their ninth straight win.The Lugnuts are within one victory of

Mr. Smith steals the show: ties game in 8th, wins it in the 9th

May 14, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Kevin Smith came through with a game-tying home run in the eighth inning followed by a game-winning single with two outs in the ninth, lifting the Eastern Division-leading Lansing Lugnuts (24-13) to a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Dayton Dragons (18-16) on Monday night at Cooley Law

Lugs ride Larkins/Spraker tandem to 5-3 win

May 12, 2018

BELOIT, Wisc. - Turner Larkins started, Graham Spraker finished, and the Lansing Lugnuts' (22-13) offense took care of the rest in a 5-3 victory over the Beloit Snappers (13-16) on Friday night at Pohlman Field.Second baseman Kevin Vicuña added a solo home run, the first roundtripper of his professional career,

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

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

Lugnuts continue Dayton dominance, 13-2

April 25, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Kevin Smith hammered three doubles, Kevin Vicuña scored three runs, Zach Logue tossed six strong innings, and the Lansing Lugnuts (12-6) cruised past the Dayton Dragons (9-8), 13-2, on a Winning Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Nuts, winners of a season-high four in a row,

Larkins and Spraker strong in 2-1 loss

April 21, 2018

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Turner Larkins and Graham Spraker pitched well, but the Lansing Lugnuts (8-6) left a slew of runners on the bases in a 2-1 loss to the South Bend Cubs (7-6) on Saturday night at Four Winds Field.The Cubs scored their only runs in the third inning

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

Lugs ride more 7th-inning magic to 4-2 win

April 13, 2018

LANSING, Mich. - A night after riding an 11-run seventh inning to victory, the Lansing Lugnuts (6-3) enjoyed a milder rally - four runs - that proved enough for a 4-2 series-opening win over the West Michigan Whitecaps (6-2) on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Through nine games, the

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

Woodman HR helps Lugs edge TinCaps

August 28, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - J.B. Woodman belted a three-run go-ahead home run to cap a five-run fifth inning, and the Lansing Lugnuts (24-40, 61-69) tipped the Fort Wayne TinCaps (39-25, 65-69), 6-5, on Monday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The win gave the Lugnuts a split in the four-game set, coming