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Offensive Woes Continue in Series-Opening Loss to West Michigan

Loons collect six hits but are shutout for fourth game in last nine
September 6, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – After mustering seven hits across 14 innings in a doubleheader Sunday, six hits in nine frames Tuesday is certainly an improvement for the Great Lakes Loons. Plus, it bested the five hits collected by the West Michigan Whitecaps. The Loons continued to lack in the run

Loons Set Single-Season Strikeout Record in Doubleheader Split

Great Lakes offense stays hot for 9-4 win, goes cold in 3-0 loss
August 26, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons have been one of the best strikeout teams in Minor League Baseball this season, entering the series with the Fort Wayne TinCaps ranked third in all of MiLB in pitcher strikeouts. In a doubleheader Thursday night, they cemented their legacy as the best

Two Homers Provide the Offense in Shutout Victory for Loons

Vivas and Cartaya go deep to support strong pitching performance
August 13, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Peoria Chiefs entered this series at Dow Diamond as the team with the most runs in the Midwest League since the All-Star break, spanning the previous 15 games. Saturday night, the Great Lakes Loons shut them out for the second time in three games, 6-0, to

Cartaya’s Big Night Leads Camels to Walk-Off Win

Camels catcher homers to tie the game as part of 3-for-3 day
August 10, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – With only 16 more chances to see the No. 1 prospect in the Dodgers’ organization, Diego Cartaya rewarded the 2,795 fans that came Wednesday night to Dow Diamond to see him and the Great Lakes Camels. Cartaya went 3-for-3 at the plate, including a game-tying home run

Captains Pull Off Extra-Innings Victory to Overcome Loons’ 5-Run Lead

Great Lakes takes 5-0 lead before Lake County scores six unanswered
August 5, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons were riding high in the fourth inning Friday night at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio. They were coming off of two straight wins, including a walk-off win Thursday, and had a 5-0 lead going into the home half of the fourth. That feeling would come to

Longballs Lead Loons to Lashing of Lake County

Great Lakes hits five home runs at Classic Park for second time this season
August 3, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons hitters seem to love Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio. On May 14 at the Lake County Captains, the Loons left the yard five times, the most homers in a game for Great Lakes this season. Wednesday night, they did it again. The Loons hit five home

Lansing Blanks Loons for Third Time

Great Lakes musters six hits in shutout loss
July 26, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – When the Great Lakes Loons traveled to Jackson Field in Lansing, Mich., for a six-game series at the start of the month, the Lansing Lugnuts won four of the games, twice in shutout fashion. Tuesday night at Dow Diamond, they found that luck again. Three of 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

Hit Parade Leads Loons over Lugnuts

Great Lakes tallies 13 hits in contest, registers at least one in eight of nine innings
July 6, 2022

Putting all of your starting nine on base over the course of the game? That’s a good sign. Registering a base hit in eight of nine innings? Also a good sign. Those signs pointed to a Great Lakes Loons victory, 5-1, over the Lansing Lugnuts at Jackson Field in Lansing,

Vargas Serves Up Salami to Secure Season Series Win over Dayton

Vargas becomes first player in Loons history with a grand slam on consecutive nights
July 1, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – In the first inning Thursday at Dow Diamond, Imanol Vargas put the Loons ahead for the first time with a grand slam. In the eighth inning Friday at Dow Diamond, Vargas did the exact same thing. The Loons trailed until a five-run eighth inning, capped off by

One-Hit Shutout Performance Propels Loons to Victory

Great Lakes gets some early offense and cruises to 5-0 win
June 15, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – With one of the best pitching staffs in the Midwest League, the Great Lakes Loons have seen their fair share of stellar team pitching performances in the 2022 season. None better than Wednesday night at Dow Diamond. Five Loons pitchers combined to one-hit the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Loons Pitching Dismantles Dayton Offense and Win in Eleven Innings

Great Lakes strikes out 16 batters; Dayton strands tying run at third base
June 10, 2022

On Friday at Day Air Ballpark in Dayton, Ohio, The Great Lakes Loons were looking to secure a series split early after sweeping a double-header the day before. The Dayton Dragons haven’t lost a single series in the 2022 season and were looking to tie the series up at two

Seven Runs in Final Two Innings Lead Loons to Series Win

Vivas drives in three with a trio of hits; DeLuca hits 12th longball
May 22, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – With nobody out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Great Lakes Loons trailed by a run and Jorbit Vivas stepped to the plate. Vivas collected his 13th hit of the week, a two-run double up the right field line, to put

Five Longballs Lift Loons over Lake County

Offensive explosion paired with excellent pitching and defense for 8-2 victory
May 14, 2022

In the last two games at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, the Great Lakes Loons had scored a total of four runs, and lost both contests. On Saturday night, the Loons had four in the third inning, and seven runs by the fourth. The Loons exploded offensively, using five home

Eighth-Inning Onslaught Propels Loons to Seventh Straight Win

Great Lakes scores three runs in penultimate frame on four hits
May 11, 2022

Coming into the eighth inning Wednesday night at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, the Great Lakes Loons were struggling. They had six hits in the previous five frames, but with just two runs to show for it, and nine men left stranded in those innings. Finally, in the eighth, the

Beloit Takes Series Opener Despite Notching One Hit

Loons pitchers allow one unearned run on one hit
May 4, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons pitching staff was dealing on Wednesday night at Dow Diamond. They allowed zero earned runs on just one hit. Despite that, they took the loss. The Beloit Sky Carp got one run across the board in the top of the seventh inning on

Sparkling Pitching Gives Loons Second-Straight Win

Great Lakes shuts out West Michigan in final eight innings
April 27, 2022

For the second day in a row, the Great Lakes Loons found themselves in an early deficit. On Wednesday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich., the Loons trailed the West Michigan Whitecaps, 1-0, after the first inning. And for the second day in a row, Great Lakes battled

Loons Shut Out on Chilly Wednesday Night

Two multi-run innings for Lake County doom Loons
April 20, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – On Tuesday night at Dow Diamond, the Great Lakes Loons strung a few hits together in one frame, and used the big inning to take down the Lake County Captains, while their pitching staff kept the Captains quiet. On Wednesday night, turnabout is fair play. Lake County

Alcantara Shines in Season-Opening Loss

Dominican outfielder homers in first Loons at-bat, finishes night 2-for-4
April 8, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Ismael Alcantara stood in for his first at-bat in a Loons uniform, having just watched the two batters before him strike out in the bottom of the second inning. Alcantara, a native of the Dominican Republic, played in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., all of last season, in much