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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

Captains edge Lugnuts, 5-4

August 1, 2019

EASTLAKE, OH - Griffin Conine belted a two-run homer in the first inning and Johnny Aiello swatted a two-run homer in the ninth, but the Lansing Lugnuts (19-20, 51-57) came up just short in a 5-4 loss to the Lake County Captains (21-18, 61-47) on Thursday night at Classic Park.The

Encore: Lugnuts steamroll 'Caps again

July 26, 2019

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. - After suffering an excruciating loss in the series opener, the Lansing Lugnuts (17-16, 49-53) enjoyed their second consecutive rout of the West Michigan Whitecaps (13-20, 34-68), 9-1, taking the rubber match of the three-game series on Friday night at Fifth Third Ballpark.The Lugnuts improved to 9-4

Lugs go (eastbound and) down in 10th, 5-4

July 21, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - In front of 8,577 on Tribute to Burt Reynolds Night at Cooley Law School Stadium, Evan Edwards's two-run tenth-inning homer lifted the Clinton LumberKings (20-8, 53-44) to a 5-4 win over the Lansing Lugnuts (14-14, 46-51) on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Cre Finfrock (Loss, 0-1)

Nuts rally to stun Loons on Neal 9th-inning double

July 2, 2019

MIDLAND, Mich. - Down 3-0 entering the seventh inning, the Lansing Lugnuts (5-7, 37-44) rallied to seize a 4-3 victory over the Great Lakes Loons (6-6, 49-30) on D.J. Neal's two-run double in the ninth in the opener of a four-game home-and-home series on Tuesday night at Dow Diamond.The Lugnuts

Strong pitching weakens Lugnuts' bats

June 30, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Sean Wymer struck out seven batters in 5 2/3 innings and Otto Lopez extended his on-base streak to 30 games, but the Lansing Lugnuts (4-6, 36-43) were blanked by All-Star Alan Strong and the Bowling Green Hot Rods (8-2, 47-33), 3-0, on Sunday afternoon at Cooley Law

Mighty Wombats edged by Hot Rods, 4-3

June 29, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Troy Miller took a gem into the seventh inning, but the Lansing Mighty Wombats (4-5, 45-34) lost a three-run lead in a 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Bowling Green Hot Rods (6-3, 46-33) in front of a Saturday night crowd of 5,677 on Backyard Baseball

Lugnuts outlast rain for 6-4 win

June 26, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - D.J. Neal sizzled a two-out go-ahead two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning, Reggie Pruitt followed with a two-run triple, and the Lansing Lugnuts (3-2, 35-39) handed the Lake County Captains (4-1, 44-30) their first loss of the second half, 6-4, on Tuesday night at

Nuts Outscore Dragons, 9-6

June 23, 2019

Dayton, Ohio - The Lansing Lugnuts (2-2, 34-39) sent 12 batters to the plate in the fourth inning and scored a half-inning season-high seven runs. That gave the Lugnuts an 8-0 lead, and they would eventually hold on to earn a series split with the Dayton Dragons (2-2, 30-44) at

Lugnuts play spoiler, rally past Hot Rods

June 14, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - D.J. Neal lined a game-tying RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run on a Gabriel Moreno sacrifice fly, and the Lansing Lugnuts (31-36) dealt a major blow to the playoff hopes of the Bowling Green Hot Rods (38-30) with a

Lugnuts Player Spotlight: D.J. Neal

June 14, 2019

LANSING, Mich. via TORONTO, Ont. - Lansing Lugnuts outfielder D.J. Neal is thrilled that he has a good group of guys with which he can spend his first full season of minor-league baseball.For him, the transition is being made so much easier by the courtesy and companionship of his Lugnuts

Lugs' 3-Game Winning Streak Halted

June 9, 2019

EASTLAKE, OH - Rafael Lantigua collected his second double and fourth RBI of the series, but the Lansing Lugnuts (28-33) were held to two runs on five hits in a 5-2 loss to the Lake County Captains (36-26) on Sunday afternoon at Classic Park.The setback ended the Lugnuts' three-game winning

Locos celebrate Cinco de Mayo with 7-5 victory

May 5, 2019

LANSING, Mich. -Mc Gregory Contreras slugged his first home run of the year, Sean Wymer was spinning a gem, and the Lansing Locos (14-15) were rolling - before having to hang on for a 7-5 win over the Beloit Snappers (9-17) on Sunday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.5,388 attended

Neal steals the show in 10-4 Nuts romp

May 2, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Right fielder D.J. Neal went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer, drew two walks, stole two bases and scored four runs, and the Lansing Lugnuts (12-14) avoided a three-game sweep with an easy 10-4 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (12-13) on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The victory

Murray K's 10 before Cubs win in 10, 13-10

April 22, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - Joey Murray set a new career high with 10 strikeouts, but a four-run 10th inning lifted the South Bend Cubs (9-8) to a rollercoaster 13-10 series-opening victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (9-8) on Monday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The game featured 28 hits, five errors, 23 runs, two

For the first time since 2017, Dragons win in Lansing

April 19, 2019

LANSING, Mich. - The Dayton Dragons (6-9) rallied from a pair of two-run deficits, defeating the Lansing Lugnuts (8-7), 9-4, on a blustery, chilly Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Dragons snapped a 12-game losing streak in Lansing, picking up their first win in Michigan's state capital since September 4, 2017.

SWEEP: Lugnuts finish off Whitecaps, 8-2

April 17, 2019

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. - Johnny Aiello homered, Jordan Groshans collected three hits, and the Lansing Lugnuts (7-6) completed a three-game sweep at the West Michigan Whitecaps (5-8), 8-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Fifth Third Ballpark.With the win, the Lugnuts went over the .500 mark for the first time in 2019.

Lugnuts halt skid with late rally, 5-4

April 12, 2019

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - D.J. Neal singled home pinch-runner Reggie Pruitt in the ninth, and the Lansing Lugnuts (4-5) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the South Bend Cubs (4-5) on Friday night at Four Winds Field.The Cubs had brought a 4-3 lead into the eighth inning,