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The future is now for A's Organization All-Stars

System preparing to follow in the footsteps of Soderstrom, Gelof
December 4, 2023

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2023 Organization All-Stars series are the Oakland Athletics. 2023 organization summary: Triple-A Las Vegas: 75-74

Soderstrom homerin' away again for Aviators

Top-ranked A's prospect swats two taters in Margaritaville threads
June 4, 2023

Welcome to Margaritaville, where it’s always 5 o’clock, the jerseys (and vibes) are crisp and apparently, Tyler Soderstrom is launching baseballs into orbit. The top-ranked Athletics prospect was homerin’ away again in an 11-8 Aviators victory on Saturday at Las Vegas Ballpark, as the club gave a nod to the

Prospect Primer: American League West

Great Britain's newly crowned royalty working way to Emerald City
March 30, 2023

Some prospects are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. As the 2023 season approaches, goes through each MLB division to take a look at the most intriguing prospects. Other Prospect Primers:

Try and catch up: Langeliers, Soderstrom star for A's

Power-packed backstops, pitching depth highlight club's All-Stars
December 3, 2022

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Oakland Athletics.

Lugnuts' Soderstrom named 2022 Midwest League All-Star

November 9, 2022

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Tyler Soderstrom, who starred for the Lansing Lugnuts during the 2022 season before rocketing up to Triple-A by season’s end, has been named the 2022 Midwest League All-Star First Baseman, Minor League Baseball announced Wednesday. Soderstrom, drafted by the Oakland Athletics 26th overall in 2020

Loons slip past Lugnuts, 4-2

July 29, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Tyler Soderstrom’s 20th home run of the year was a tie-breaking shot in the top of the sixth inning – but José Ramos answered with a two-run go-ahead homer in the bottom of the sixth, and the Great Lakes Loons (17-11, 57-37) doubled up the Lansing Lugnuts

Soderstrom soars as Lugs deep-six Loons

July 26, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Tyler Soderstrom homered twice and drove in four runs to support the latest stellar effort from Jake Walkinshaw, and the Lansing Lugnuts (11-14, 36-55) blanked the Great Lakes Loons (14-11, 54-37) in the opener of a six-game series, 6-0, on Tuesday night at Dow Diamond. The Loons

Captains collect 23 hits in 18-6 romp over Lugs

July 22, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lake County Captains (12-8, 47-39) built a quick 7-0 lead, gave up six runs in a flash, and then scored 11 unanswered to rout the Lansing Lugnuts (9-13, 34-54), 18-6, in front of a crowd of 7,923 on Friday night at Jackson® Field™. The lopsided result

Clarke and Soderstrom homer, but ‘Caps walk off

July 13, 2022

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Denzel Clarke and Tyler Soderstrom mashed no-doubt home runs, but the Fort Wayne TinCaps (7-10, 34-49) rallied back to walk off the Lansing Lugnuts (7-10, 32-51), 8-7, on Anthony Vilar’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday afternoon at Parkview Field. The Lugnuts

Owen nearly perfect, Nuts win 1-0 pitcher's duel

July 8, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Tyler Soderstrom doubled in Drew Swift in the third inning, and Jack Owen and a pair of relievers took care of the rest, leading the Lansing Lugnuts (6-7, 31-48) to a 1-0 triumph over the Great Lakes Loons (8-5, 48-31) on Friday evening at Jackson® Field™. The

Lugnuts boat race Loons, 10-1

July 7, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Joey Estes tossed five scoreless innings, Joshwan Wright homered, and the Lansing Lugnuts (5-7, 30-49) steamrolled the Great Lakes Loons (8-4, 30-49), 10-1, on Thursday night at Jackson® Field™. It was the latest showing for a suddenly prolific Lugnuts offense that has scored at least seven runs

Soderstrom thrills 10,055 with walk-off HR

July 4, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – In front of the second largest crowd below Triple-A in the Minor Leagues this season, Tyler Soderstrom belted a game-winning, three-run, 458-foot homer to center field to launch the Lansing Lugnuts (4-6, 29-47) past the Great Lakes Loons (7-3, 47-29), 7-4, on an Independence Day Monday Night

McDonald ties franchise record with 3 HR in 10-3 victory

June 30, 2022

EASTLAKE, OH – Jared McDonald homered in each of his first three at-bats to tie the franchise single game record, and the Lansing Lugnuts (1-5, 26-46) ended a season high seven-game losing streak with a resounding 10-3 victory over the host Lake County Captains (3-3, 38-34) on Thursday night at

Butler, Soderstrom go deep in 14-10 slugfest loss

June 29, 2022

EASTLAKE, OH – Lawrence Butler singled, tripled and homered, and Tyler Soderstrom drilled a two-run double and a two-run homer, but the Lake County Captains (3-2, 38-33) outslugged the Lansing Lugnuts (0-5, 25-46), 14-10, on Wednesday night at Classic Park. The game, the Nuts’ seventh straight loss, seesawed early and

Halpin inside-the-parker helps Caps past Lugs

June 28, 2022

EASTLAKE, OH – Petey Halpin broke a fourth-inning scoreless tie with a three-run inside-the-park home run, and the Lake County Captains (2-2, 37-33) went on to top the Lansing Lugnuts (0-4, 25-45), 4-2, on Tuesday night at Classic Park. Starting pitcher Jake Walkinshaw looked impressive in a limited debut and

Lugnuts walk off TinCaps in wild 9th 

June 19, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (23-38) lost a 4-0 lead in the ninth inning, only to rally behind a Tyler Soderstrom game-tying triple and Lawrence Butler game-winning single for a 6-5 victory over the Fort Wayne TinCaps (25-37) before a Saturday night Star Wars crowd of 7,103 at at

Emanuels proves rocksteady as Lugnuts split doubleheader

June 10, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – After dropping the opening game of a doubleheader, 6-1, the Lansing Lugnuts (21-34) shelled the West Michigan Whitecaps (25-30) in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-themed nightcap, winning 7-2 behind a strong outing from Stevie Emanuels on Friday night at LMCU Ballpark. In Game 1, Jonny Butler’s

Criswell schools Kernels, whiffs 11 in 6-1 win

May 31, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Three days after his teammate at the University of Michigan, Blake Beers, struck out 11 batters in six innings, Jeff Criswell fanned 11 in 5 1/3 innings to lead the Lansing Lugnuts (18-28) to a 6-1 victory over the West Division-leading Cedar Rapids Kernels (29-17) in front

Johnson, Sky Carp outduel Lugnuts, 2-1

May 24, 2022

BELOIT, Wisc. – M.D. Johnson whiffed nine in seven strong innings, and the Beloit Sky Carp (13-27) edged the Lansing Lugnuts (16-24), 2-1, on Tuesday night at ABC Supply Stadium. The Lugnuts arrived in Beloit with plenty of familiarity with the city, if not the stadium, which opened midway through

Lugnuts fall short at Great Lakes, 7-6

May 18, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – A day after allowing a late rally in a series-opening loss, the Great Lakes Loons (20-15) turned the trick themselves, using a four-run seventh to eke past the Lansing Lugnuts (15-20), 7-6, on Wednesday night at Dow Diamond. On Tuesday, the Nuts came back from 4-1 down

Dragons gain series split despite Soderstrom blasts

May 15, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Tyler Soderstrom enjoyed his second two-homer game of the year, but the Dayton Dragons (22-10) pulled out a 10-8 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (14-19) on Sunday afternoon at Jackson® Field™. With the result, the Lugnuts split the six-game series with the first-place Dragons and finished their

Nuts walk off Dayton via Soderstrom slam

May 12, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The division-leading Dayton Dragons had not yet lost two days in a row, nor had they lost a game in 2022 in which they led – until Tyler Soderstrom stepped to the plate in the bottom of the ninth and delivered a game-winning grand slam, launching the

Whitecaps stop Lugs in wild 10 innings, 11-10  

May 7, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The West Michigan Whitecaps (9-17) scored four runs in the tenth inning and held on for an 11-10 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (11-15) on Saturday night at Jackson® Field™. Lansing had won the first four games of the six-game series against the Whitecaps, including two by

Lugnuts clock out, walk-off Caps

May 6, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – For the fourth straight game, the Lansing Lugnuts (11-14) beat the West Michigan Whitecaps (8-17). For the third straight game, the Lugnuts won by a 6-5 score. For a second time in the stretch, the Lugnuts won via walk-off. Still, this was a bit different: Aided by

Armenteros and Soderstrom homer in Nuts' 4-3 loss

May 1, 2022

EASTLAKE, OH – Lazaro Armenteros and Tyler Soderstrom homered to wipe out a three-run deficit, only to see Korey Holland’s RBI triple lift the Lake County Captains (10-11) to a 4-3 win over the Lansing Lugnuts (7-14) on Sunday afternoon at Classic Park. The two teams split the six-game series,