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Whitecaps Win 10-0, Snap Loons Four-Game Win Streak

June 24, 2023

Comstock Park, Mich.– The Great Lakes Loons (46-21) four-game winning streak was shattered by the West Michigan Whitecaps (33-34) who scored 10 runs on 14 hits, victorious 10-0 on an 85-degree Saturday night at LMCU Ballpark. West Michigan’s Carlos Pena struck out eight Loons across 5.2 innings. The Loons left

Wisconsin Wins 10-8, Series Ends with Split  

June 18, 2023

Midland, Mich.– The Great Lakes Loons (42-20) and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (25-36) each won three games in this week's six-game series. Wisconsin were winners in the series finale 10-8 on a sunny 80-degree Sunday Father’s Day at Dow Diamond. The Loons went 7-4 in the 11 home games played

Loons Drop Opener to Timber Rattlers, Despite Late Push

June 13, 2023

Midland, MI.– The Great Lakes Loons (39-17) scored four runs in the final two innings but came up short in their series opener against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (23-33) 8-5 on a cloudy 69-degree Tuesday afternoon at Dow Diamond. Great Lakes pitching walked 10 batters, including three in the sixth,

Great Lakes Grabs Seventh Straight, Extend Season-Best Winning Streak

May 31, 2023

Beloit, Wis. – The Great Lakes Loons (32-15) struck for two runs in the seventh to win their seventh game in a row, a 4-3 final over the Beloit Sky Carp (22-24) on an 83-degree overcast Wednesday night at ABC Supply Stadium. The first pitch was delayed 47 minutes due

Loons Push Across Four Runs in Tenth, Clip Chiefs 7-4

May 24, 2023

Peoria, Ill. – The Great Lakes Loons (26-15) needed an extra inning after the Peoria Chiefs (21-20) tacked on the tying run in the bottom of the ninth. In response, Great Lakes rallied for four runs off two hits, an Alex Freeland RBI double, and Taylor Young two-run single to

Loons Whomp Whitecaps 10-0

May 18, 2023

Midland, Mich. – From start to finish, the Great Lakes Loons (23-13) dominated the West Michigan Whitecaps (21-15), 10-0, on a 66-degree cloudy Thursday night at Dow Diamond. Great Lakes now has a two-game lead in the Midwest League East Division. The Loons scored five runs in the bottom of

Loons Tally Four Runs in Tenth, Triumph 8-4 in Extras

May 12, 2023

Eastlake, Ohio. – The Great Lakes Loons (20-11) exploded for their biggest inning, a four-run top of the tenth to sink the Lake County Captains (16-14) 8-4 on a 71-degree overcast Friday night at Classic Park. In the tenth, Great Lakes matched their run total through the first nine innings.

Yeiner Fernandez’s Single Walks-Off River Bandits

May 6, 2023

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (16-10) secured a series win after a clash with the Quad Cities River Bandits (10-15) that went 10 innings and was won by a Yeiner Fernandez RBI single to center field to make it a 7-6 triumph on a cloudy Saturday at Dow

Pilarski Secures Seventh Save, Great Lakes Win Five of Six in Fort Wayne  

April 30, 2023

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Great Lakes Loons (12-9) held off the Fort Wayne TinCaps (5-16) by scoring two runs in the top of the eighth and stranding five runners in the final three innings, winning 5-2 on a cloudy and rainy Sunday at Parkview Field. Great Lakes tallied two

Loons Pen’ Goes Six Scoreless, Tops TinCaps 4-2 

April 25, 2023

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Four Great Lakes Loons (8-8) relievers commanded the final 19 outs without allowing a run, as offensively four runs in the final three innings were enough to bring the Loons to .500 and down the Fort Wayne TinCaps (4-12) 4-2 on a chilly 48-degree night at

Cubs Outlast Loons After Hour Rain Delay

April 19, 2023

MIDLAND, Mich. – In a game that was extended by a one-hour four-minute rain delay, the Great Lakes Loons (5-6) surrendered the deciding run on their eight of nine total walks as the South Bend Cubs (7-4) were victorious 4-3 on a 40-degree and rainy night at Dow Diamond. Ronan

Loons Dominate Dragons 15-3

April 13, 2023

DAYTON, Ohio. – The Great Lakes Loons (2-4) offense surged past the Dayton Dragons (2-4) 15-3 scoring eight runs in the first four innings and five in the ninth, with the Great Lakes pitching flourishing alongside on a 75-degree sunny night with clear skies at Day Air Ballpark. The Loons

Dodgers Name Loons Roster for 2023

Loons begin season Friday at Dow Diamond
April 4, 2023

MIDLAND, Mich. – In conjunction with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce the team’s preliminary roster for the 2023 season. The Opening Day roster will be finalized prior to Friday’s home opener, when the Loons host the Lansing Lugnuts (High-A Affiliate Oakland Athletics) at

Walk-off Homer Caps Doubleheader Split in Home Finale

Austin Gauthier’s first homer for Great Lakes walks it off
September 4, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – After dropping the first game of a doubleheader against the Lake County Captains, the Great Lakes Loons had lost four of five to Lake County and had been shut out in four of their last nine contests. A slumping offense was looking for a spark. When Austin

Early Offense, Solid Pitching Secures Loons Series Victory

August 28, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Coming into Sunday’s series finale at Dow Diamond against the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Great Lakes Loons had been held scoreless for 10 consecutive innings. They broke that streak in the first inning. Great Lakes scored four runs in the first three innings and used some terrific

Loons Club Three Homers to Down Peoria in Slugfest

Vargas hits his third grand slam, Loons record seventh slam of season
August 12, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons had a total of three extra base hits in the first three games of the series against the Peoria Chiefs at Dow Diamond. On Friday night, they had four in the first five innings alone. Great Lakes used three home runs to outlast

Loons Comeback Effort Too Little, Too Late

Lake County jumps out to 5-0 lead before Great Lakes scores three in eighth inning
August 6, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons needed three runs in the late innings Thursday night to send the game to extras, and they got them. Saturday night at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, they got three runs in the eighth inning – but this time they needed more, and they couldn’t find

Hot Start Propels Camels over Lugnuts

Great Lakes scores seven runs in first two frames
July 27, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – After the Lansing Lugnuts scored three runs in the top of the first inning Wednesday at Dow Diamond, they had scored nine unanswered runs against the Great Lakes Loons to begin a six-game set. What did the Loons do? They answered. Great Lakes, playing Wednesday as the

Great Lakes and Quad Cities Swap Shutouts in Doubleheader

Ramos hits third home run of series; Loons almost no-hit in game two
July 16, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons and the Quad Cities River Bandits played 14 innings of baseball Saturday at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa. The game on Friday night was postponed due to wet grounds, so two were played Saturday starting at 6:00 p.m. EST. The Loons (52-33) took game one

Loons Score Thirteen Unanswered to Upset Quad Cities

Great Lakes score nine in the fifth; Ramos hits two home-runs in the inning
July 13, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons started the second series of their longest road trip in Davenport, Iowa Tuesday night. It marks their first visit to the Quad Cities River Bandits since 2017. The Loons were coming off their first series loss since the month of May. Quad Cities (31-51) scored six

Four Late Runs Propel Loons to Series Win in Fort Wayne

Great Lakes scores two runs each in sixth and seventh innings
June 25, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons had a 3-0 lead after the top of the first inning Saturday night at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. After the first, it became 3-1. Then 3-2 after three. Then in the fifth, the Fort Wayne TinCaps took a 4-3 lead. The Loons wasted no

DeLuca Double Delivers Fifth Straight Loons Win

Peto shines with 4+ innings of scoreless, one-hit baseball
June 19, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – For the second straight game, the Great Lakes Loons surrendered a lead to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Sunday afternoon at Dow Diamond, they got their second straight game-winning double. The hero this time was Jonny Deluca, who hit a two-run RBI two-bagger in the sixth inning to

Four-Run Sixth Not Enough for Loons; Wisconsin Wins Series Opener

Loons tie things up in sixth inning, but are unable to continue five-game winning streak
June 14, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – After the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers took a 3-0 lead before the Great Lakes Loons came to bat, things were not looking up for the home side. The Loons got two runs before the visitors put up another three-spot to take a four-run advantage – again, an uphill

Loons Sweep Division-Leading Dragons in Dayton Doubleheader

Great Lakes earns pair of one-run victories
June 10, 2022

This season, the Dayton Dragons have proved they are a tough team to beat. Which makes it all the more impressive that the Great Lakes Loons were able to beat them twice in one day. The Loons took both games of a doubleheader at Day Air Ballpark in Dayton, Ohio,

Four-Run First Flips Game in Loons’ Favor on Parks and Rec Night

Great Lakes scores four runs on three hits in the first inning, first five batters reach base
June 2, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – On Wednesday at Dow Diamond, the Great Lakes Loons fell behind the Fort Wayne TinCaps early, but took the lead for good in the bottom of the frame. On Thursday night, they did the same thing. This time, it was the first inning in which the Loons