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How Well Do You Know Your Nuts?

The Great Lansing Lugnuts' Name Quiz!
September 26, 2019

Approaching the Lansing Lugnuts' 25th season, the Lugnuts have tangled with some of the best that the Midwest League has had to offer, from Mike Trout to Clayton Kershaw, and from Fernando Tatis Jr. to Wander Franco. They've also had to deal with some of the best names that the

2019 Eastern League All-Star Game Rosters Announced

Flying Squirrels host All-Star Game for first time on Wednesday, July 10 at The Diamond
June 24, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, announced the rosters on Monday for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place at The Diamond on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:05 p.m. The Flying Squirrels are hosting the event for

Knight tries all nine for Dunedin

Toronto prospect sees action from every spot on field in last game
September 2, 2018

About two weeks ago, Toronto's No. 30 prospectRiley Adams suggested Nash Knight should play all nine positions in a game to Casey Candaele. The Class A Advanced Dunedin skipper responded with a "Yeah, we'll see," and left it at that. Knight and the catcher thought the proposal was simply swept

Nuts close 2017 regular season with 10-1 loss

September 4, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - The Lansing Lugnuts closed their 22nd Midwest League season with a 10-1 loss to the Dayton Dragons in a Labor Day matinee at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts finished the season with a 63-73 record, going 37-29 in the first half and 26-44 in the second half.

Siri forces extras, Lugnuts fall in 10th

September 2, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Jose Siri's two-out RBI single in the ninth forced extra innings, and the Dayton Dragons (28-40, 69-69) went on to defeat the Lansing Lugnuts (26-42, 63-71) in ten innings, 7-6, on Saturday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Dayton built leads of 3-0 and 4-2, but a four-run

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

Lugnuts' Knight records first five-hit game

Blue Jays prospect smacks double, four singles on career night
August 26, 2017

After putting together one of the best offensive performances of his career Saturday night for Class A Lansing, Nash Knight had a hard time putting his finger on exactly what went right for him at the plate."I don't really know what it was," the Blue Jays prospect said. "There's certain

TinCaps steamroll Lugnuts, 11-3

August 25, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Buddy Reed and G.K. Young homered, helping the Fort Wayne TinCaps (38-23, 64-67) romp to an 11-3 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (22-39, 59-68) in the opener of a four-game homestand on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.The Lugnuts have lost 10 of their last 11

Murphy's Law: Lugnuts end losing streak

August 22, 2017

MIDLAND, Mich. - Patrick Murphy fired 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball, Nash Knight drove in five runs with a pair of doubles, and the Lansing Lugnuts (22-36, 59-65) halted a season-high seven-game losing streak with an 7-4 win over the Great Lakes Loons (27-31, 63-64) on Tuesday evening at

Ellenbest, Lugnuts shut out Loons

August 14, 2017

MIDLAND, Mich. - Mike Ellenbest impressed with five sharp innings, combining with two relievers on a four-hit shutout in the Lansing Lugnuts' (21-29, 58-58) 5-0 series-opening victory over the Great Lakes Loons (21-29, 57-62) on Monday night at Dow Diamond.Ellenbest (Win, 7-6), pitching in front of his Saginaw Valley State

Olivares walks off Captains, 7-6

August 12, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Edward Olivares lined a tie-breaking, bases-loaded single to right field in the bottom of the ninth, sending the Lansing Lugnuts (20-28, 57-57) to a 7-6 victory over the Lake County Captains (21-27, 48-69) before a Saturday night crowd of 7,130 at Cooley Law School Stadium.It was the

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

Late Lugs rally falls short in 3-2 loss

August 7, 2017

DAYTON, OH - The Dayton Dragons (14-30, 55-59) escaped a last-ditch Lansing Lugnuts (18-26, 55-55) rally, snapping a nine-game losing streak with a 3-2 win on Monday night at Fifth Third Field.With two outs and no one on base in the top of the ninth, Javier Hernandez lined a single

Knuckleballer Pike, Hot Rods blank Lugnuts

August 4, 2017

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Knuckleballer Chris Pike walked four, gave up four hits and hit two batters - and also pitched seven scoreless innings in the Bowling Green Hot Rods' (25-16, 56-52) 3-0 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (16-25, 53-54) on Friday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.Adrian Rondon belted a


Gutierrez fans 10 in 8-0 Lugnuts win
August 2, 2017

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Osman Gutierrez struck out 10 batters in seven dominant innings, and the Lansing Lugnuts (16-23, 53-52) shut out the Bowling Green Hot Rods (22-16, 53-52), 8-0, on Wednesday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.It was the Lugnuts' sixth shutout victory of 2017, their first since May 31st. 

Early offense, Ellenbest gem lead to 3-1 win

July 24, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. - The Lansing Lugnuts (11-20, 48-49) scored three early runs to back six scoreless innings from Mike Ellenbest in a 3-1 victory over the Cedar Rapids Kernels (14-17, 53-48) on Monday afternoon at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.The Lugnuts finished their six-game Iowa road trip with a 2-4

Jax, Kernels wax Lugnuts, 12-4

July 22, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. - Griffin Jax tossed 6 2/3 innings in his final start before reporting to active duty with the U.S. Air Force, and the Cedar Rapids Kernels (13-16, 52-47) defeated the Lansing Lugnuts (10-19, 47-48) on Saturday night at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Nuts blank Quad Cities… in the 8th inning

Bandits score in first seven innings in 14-3 rout
July 22, 2017

DAVENPORT, Ia. - The Quad Cities River Bandits (19-9, 56-40) received three-run homers from Daz Cameron and Chuckie Robinson in a 14-3 rout of the Lansing Lugnuts (10-18, 47-47) on Friday night at Modern Woodmen Park.The River Bandits scored at least one run in each of the first seven innings before Griffin

Homer-happy Bandits trounce Lugs, 20-3

July 20, 2017

DAVENPORT, Ia. - Ronnie Dawson homered twice in a nine-run second inning, and the Quad Cities River Bandits (18-8, 55-39) handed the Lansing Lugnuts (9-17, 46-46) a record-setting 20-3 loss in the opener of a three-game series on Wednesday night at Modern Woodmen Park.The Lugnuts set a dubious franchise record with

Bullpen dominates, Knight walks off

Lugnuts top Timber Rattlers in 12th, 4-3
July 17, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Rodrigo Orozco forced extra innings with an RBI double in the ninth, Nash Knight delivered a walk-off RBI single in the 12th, and the Lansing Lugnuts (9-16, 46-45) rode a masterful bullpen performance to a 4-3 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (11-14, 37-56) on Monday afternoon at Cooley Law School

Guerrero homers in 6-5 loss

July 5, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. drilled his sixth home run of the season, but the Lansing Lugnuts' (5-9, 42-38) offense fell quiet after the fifth inning in a 6-5 loss to the West Michigan Whitecaps (10-4, 55-26) on Wednesday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Both teams scored three runs in the first

Cubs survive Lugnuts, 5-4

July 1, 2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Wyatt Short struck out pinch-hitter Bo Bichette with the bases loaded, sealing a 5-4 victory for the South Bend Cubs (2-8, 41-38) over the Lansing Lugnuts (3-7, 40-36) on Saturday night at Four Winds Field.The Cubs rallied from 2-0 and 4-2 deficits to take the lead on Vimael Machin's

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.

Lugnuts eliminated in 15-8 slugfest loss

June 17, 2017

LANSING, Mich. - The West Michigan Whitecaps (44-22) collected a Midwest League record 11 doubles, tied a franchise record with 25 hits, and outslugged the Lansing Lugnuts (37-28), 15-8, on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.Coupled with the Dayton Dragons' 4-1 victory in Fort Wayne, the Lugnuts were eliminated from

Nay returns, homers in Lugs' 9-7 win

June 13, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Mitch Nay , a 2014 Midwest League All-Star, homered in his return to action, and the Lansing Lugnuts (35-26) outslugged the Fort Wayne TinCaps (23-41), 9-7, on Monday night at Parkview Field.After dropping the first two games of the series, the Lugnuts came back with a pair