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River Bandits Ride Out Loons Comeback Attempt, Win 7-6 in 10 Innings

June 18, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (34-30) and Quad Cities River Bandits (28-35) first matchup of 2024 went 10 innings, with the River Bandits getting three hits in the tenth to grab a 7-6 win on a sweltering 88-degree partly cloudy Tuesday afternoon at Dow Diamond. Great Lakes pitching

Loons Launch Three Longballs, Down Kernels 8-3

June 7, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (29-25) for the third straight night had multiple homers and over 10 strikeouts from their pitchers, a winning recipe in an 8-3 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels (31-22) on a 63-degree cloudy Thursday night at Dow Diamond. The game was delayed one

Loons Swept in Doubleheader, Whitecaps Walk it Off in Game Two

June 2, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (27-24) had two runs and three hits in both games, both times not enough in losses to the West Michigan Whitecaps (27-24) 5-3 and 3-2 on a sunny 77-degree Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark. Great Lakes fell 5-2, following a three-run bottom

Loons Fall Short of Whitecaps 6-5, Drop Third Straight

May 30, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (26-22) scored four runs in the final two innings but left two runners in scoring position in the ninth as the West Michigan Whitecaps (25-23) closed out a 6-5 win. It was West Michigan’s third straight victory on a 73-degree clear and

Loons Drop Series Opener to Whitecaps, Blanked 4-0

May 28, 2024

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – Both teams had four hits, but the West Michigan Whitecaps (23-23) had two with runners in scoring position, the difference in a 4-0 win over the Great Lakes Loons (26-20) on a 69-degree cloudy Tuesday night at LMCU Ballpark. Jacob Meador pitched four scoreless to start

Four-Run Comeback Completed by Third Loons Walk-Off Winner of the Week

May 26, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – It was the fourth straight night the Great Lakes Loons (25-19) and the Beloit Sky Carp (20-23) went ten innings. To get there, Great Lakes scored four unanswered. Sam Mongelli’s three-run homer tied it in the ninth, and Noah Miller singled home the placed runner in the

Dragons Pitching Downs Loons 5-2 

May 17, 2024

DAYTON, Ohio. – Great Lakes Loons (21-16) hitters were stifled by three Dayton Dragons (17-20) pitchers in a 5-2 Dayton win on a cloudy 73-degree Friday night at a full-capacity Day Air Ballpark. Javi Rivera, for the Dragons, delivered a season-high five innings and eight strikeouts. The Loons had five

Dragons Survive, Win 11-10 in Grueling Game

May 17, 2024

DAYTON, Ohio. – The Great Lakes Loons (21-15) scored the game’s final four runs but fell one short, leaving the bases loaded in the ninth giving way to a 11-10 Dayton Dragons (16-20) win on a partly cloudy 79-degree Thursday night at Day Air Ballpark. The game was the second

Lugnuts Late-Game Power Defeats Loons 11-8 in 11 Innings

May 11, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (15-17) three-run eleventh inning was enough to push past the Great Lakes Loons (20-12) 11-8 on a 52-degree overcast Saturday afternoon at Dow Diamond. It was the second straight Lugnuts win in 11 innings played over three hours. For the first game in the

Lugnuts Best Loons 7-6 in 11-Inning Epic

May 10, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (20-11) tying runner was tagged out at third base for the third out in the bottom of the eleventh as the Lansing Lugnuts (13-17) fought for a 7-6 win on a 66-degree partly cloudy Friday night at Dow Diamond. The contest featured six

Lugnuts Pen Clips Loons, Win 4-3

May 8, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (19-10) loaded the bases in the ninth but did not push across a run, as the Lansing Lugnuts (13-16) hung on for a 4-3 win on a 69-degree partly cloudy and windy Wednesday night at Dow Diamond. The Loons stranded eight runners on

Great Lakes Wins Series, Besting Wisconsin 5-3 

May 5, 2024

Appleton, Wis. – The Great Lakes Loons (18-9) took the series and tenth game of 12 straight played on the road, beating the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (17-10) 5-3 on a 63-degree sunny Sunday afternoon at Fox Cities Stadium. Alex Freeland had his ninth multi-hit game in his 23rd played in

Great Lakes Holds Off Wisconsin 7-3, Now First Place in Midwest League  

May 3, 2024

Appleton, Wis. – The Great Lakes Loons (17-8) had three two-run innings and stranded eight Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (16-9) runners, taking a 7-3 win on a 72-degree, and sunny Friday night at Fox Cities Stadium. With a win, Great Lakes has the best record in the Midwest League. The Loons

Loons Win Seventh Straight, Miller Drives in Three

May 1, 2024

Appleton, Wis. – The Great Lakes Loons (15-7) went 4-for-12 with runners in scoring position, and the bullpen delivered six scoreless innings for a seventh straight win by the score of 6-4 in the series opener against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (15-7) on a 67-degree partly cloudy Tuesday night at

Whitecaps Hold Steady, Best Loons 4-3

April 16, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (6-4) were down 3-0 entering the eighth, rallied to tie up the game but couldn’t hold off the West Michigan Whitecaps (4-6) in the ninth. The Whitecaps snapped their four-game losing streak and the Loons three-game winning streak, 4-3, on a windy 58-degree

Lugnuts Glide to 9-3 Win, Loons Pitching Walks 10

April 12, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Lugnuts (3-3) batters walked 10 times and gained nine hits to down the Great Lakes Loons (3-3) 9-3 on an extremely windy 49-degree and cloudy Friday night at Jackson ® Field. Jackson Ferris battled high wind and command issues. The left-hander walked six, aiding five runs.

Loons Pitching Lock Lugnuts to One Hit, Win 4-1 in 10 innings 

April 10, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – Great Lakes Loons (3-2) pitching was stellar, striking out 10 Lansing Lugnuts (2-3) in 10 innings, a three-run tenth gave Great Lakes a 4-1 win on a partly cloudy 65-degree and clear Wednesday evening at Jackson ® Field. The Lugnuts had two runners reach in the first,

Kernels Win Midwest League Championship 7-6 over Loons

September 21, 2023

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – The Great Lakes Loons (76-55) (3-3) fell one-run short to the Cedar Rapids Kernels (82-50) (4-2) 7-6 in a seven-inning winner-takes-all game three in the Midwest League Championship Series on a 70-degree Wednesday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Great Lakes pushed the series to a third

Loons Lose Game One Heartbreaker 

September 17, 2023

Midland, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (76-55) (0-1) led 6-5 into the ninth inning, but the Cedar Rapids Kernels (82-50) (1-0) complied five runs, off two home runs in the ninth inning winning 10-6. The game was the first in a best-of-three Midwest League Championship Series on a 65-degree

Loons Shutout in Game One 5-0 Loss

September 12, 2023

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Great Lakes Loons (76-55) were blanked by the Fort Wayne TinCaps (69-63) 5-0, stranding 12 runners on base in game one of the Midwest League Eastern Division Championship Series on a 70-degree partly cloudy Tuesday at Parkview Field. The Loons offense left seven runners on

Loons Win 75th Game, Fight Off Whitecaps 5-4

September 7, 2023

Comstock Park, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (75-53) (30-33) held the West Michigan Whitecaps (66-61) (34-28) to two baserunners in the final three innings, securing a 5-4 win on a 71-degree cloudy Thursday night at LMCU Ballpark. Yunior Garcia delivered the game-winning hit. He laced the first pitch he

Whitecaps Score Four Unanswered, Best Loons 6-5

September 6, 2023

Comstock Park, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (74-53) (29-33) led 5-2 entering the bottom of the sixth, but four West Michigan Whitecaps (66-60) (33-27) runs in the next two innings put them ahead 6-5, the final on a 79-degree partly cloudy Wednesday night at LMCU Ballpark. Eliezer Alfonso singled

Dragons Survive Besting Loons in 12-Inning Epic

September 3, 2023

Midland, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (73-51) (28-31) and Dayton Dragons (63-62) (30-29) played their longest game this season with the Dragons winning 7-6 in 12 innings on a 75-degree cloudy Saturday night at Dow Diamond. The score was tied at four from the bottom of the fourth until

Rosario K’s Eight, Loons Takedown Dayton 6-1

September 1, 2023

Midland, Mich. – Great Lakes Loons (73-50) (28-30) pitching has kept the Dayton Dragons (62-62) (29-29) to 10 runs through the first four games victorious tonight 6-1 on a 76-degree Friday night at Dow Diamond. Jerming Rosario registered a second straight shutout appearance, going five innings and matching a season-high

Loons Destroy Dragons 11-1

August 30, 2023

Midland, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (71-49) (26-29) decimated the Dayton Dragons (61-60) (28-27) 11-1 on a 68-degree partly Wednesday night at Dow Diamond. Great Lakes reached 72 wins for the fourth time in their 16-year franchise history. Six different Loons drove in runs. Dalton Rushing and Griffin Lockwood-Powell