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Great Lakes Splits Doubleheader with Lake County

Loons take first contest in an afternoon of tremendous pitching
April 23, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Coming into a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Dow Diamond, the Great Lakes Loons knew they had a tall task ahead of them. Lake County, High-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians, had its organization’s first- and second-round draft picks from 2021 scheduled to throw in the two games

Loons Pitchers Outduel Lake County in Series Opener

Five Great Lakes pitchers allow just one run, four hits
April 19, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – In the first eight contests for the Great Lakes Loons this season, they scored the first runs of the game. In six of those games, they were later outscored and ended up with the loss. On Tuesday night at Dow Diamond in Midland, Mich., a different story.

Eleven-Inning Marathon Goes Peoria’s Way

Bizarre contest capped off by walk-off sacrifice fly
April 17, 2022

This game had everything. Extra innings? Of course. Pitch clock violations? You know it. Two ejections, a seven-minute inning break, and a truck driving onto the field? … what? After all was said and done Saturday, the Peoria Chiefs picked up their fourth win in a row over the Great

Three-Run Seventh Dooms Loons in Peoria

Loons strike first, but held to just one hit in final five frames
April 14, 2022

In the first four innings of the Great Lakes Loons’ contest Thursday night, they scored two runs on five hits, and were tied with the Peoria Chiefs at two apiece after the fourth inning. After that, the bats fell cold. The Loons batters had just one hit in the final

Ching’s Broken Bat Bloop Brings Loons First Win

Ching’s first hit of the year is a walk-off; DeLuca homers twice
April 9, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – In 120 Great Lakes Loons games last season, the Loons got a walk-off win just once. It took just two games in 2022 to match that total. In the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday at Dow Diamond, Zac Ching broke his bat and flared a looper