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Butler HR walks off Dragons in 10th

April 28, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – Jonny Butler led off the bottom of the tenth inning with a game-winning two-run homer, and the Lansing Lugnuts (10-11) beat the Dayton Dragons (9-12) in ten innings, 10-9, on Sunday afternoon at Jackson® Field™. Butler’s second longball of the season, and the Nuts’ first walk-off homer

Lugs celebrate home opener, deep-six Loons

April 9, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (2-2) opened their 28th home schedule in triumphant fashion, riding a six-run fifth inning to a 7-2 victory over the Great Lakes Loons (2-2) on Tuesday evening at Jackson® Field™. The Lugnuts improved to 19-9 all-time in home openers with the result. Trailing 1-0

Behind big 1st, Lansing wins third straight

September 6, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Jonny Butler swatted a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, and the Lansing Locos (28-33, 53-74) prevailed in their final Copa de la Diversión game of the year, 6-2, over the Dayton Dragons (25-33, 64-59) on Tuesday evening at Jackson® Field™.

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

On first LAFCU Fireworks night, Kernels escape Locos, 8-5

June 3, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – In front of 5,722 in a Copa de la Diversión game and the first LAFCU Fireworks game of the year, the Cedar Rapids Kernels (31-18) built a comfortable lead with late insurance and then held on to stop the Lansing Locos (19-30), 8-5, on Friday night at

Lugs ride strong relief, piranha ball past Kernels

June 2, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Joe DeMers, Kumar Nambiar and Brock Whittlesey combined for 4 1/3 scoreless innings of relief, and the Lansing Lugnuts (19-29) used a slew of singles to top the Cedar Rapids Kernels (30-18), 7-3, on Thursday night at Jackson® Field™. The Lugnuts have beaten the Kernels, the team

Soderstrom homers twice, but TinCaps sweep doubleheader

April 24, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Oakland Athletics No. 1 prospect Tyler Soderstrom belted his first two home runs of the year, but the Fort Wayne TinCaps (9-5) answered with seven home runs of their own in a 13-9, 6-2 doubleheader sweep of the Lansing Lugnuts (4-10) on Saturday night at Jackson® Field™.

Lugnuts collect 15 hits, but fall 9-7

April 20, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (3-8) received three-hit performances from Euribiel Ángeles, Jonny Butler and Brayan Buelvas in a 15-hit barrage, but fell 9-7 to the Fort Wayne TinCaps (7-4) on Wednesday night at Jackson® Field™. The game was delayed 41 minutes at the start due to a brief

Holman immaculate, Whitecaps nearly perfect in split

April 14, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (2-4) collected 13 hits in an 8-5 victory before falling 6-0 despite an immaculate inning from Grant Holman in the nightcap of a doubleheader to the West Michigan Whitecaps (4-2) on a viciously windy Thursday night at LMCU Ballpark. How windy was it?

Whitecaps score 5 in 11th to walk off Nuts, 11-10

April 12, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – Wenceel Pérez capped a five-run rally in the bottom of the 11th inning with a two-run double, and the West Michigan Whitecaps (3-1) pulled out an 11-10 series-opening victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (1-3) on Tuesday night at LMCU Ballpark. Lansing had forced extra innings on

Let's get hyped: A guide to potential 2022 Lugnuts

March 2, 2022

On Tuesday, March 1, Major League Baseball announced the cancellation of games.* This will not affect the Minor League Baseball season.* With everything chugging straight ahead toward Opening Day, let's get our hopes up about players we could see in Lugnuts white, black and red on April 6 vs. Michigan

The Butlers did it; Nuts win fourth straight

September 18, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – Lawrence Butler homered amid a three-hit game and Jonny Butler homered to break a sixth-inning tie, serving the Lansing Lugnuts (58-61) a 5-3 victory over the West Michigan Whitecaps (57-62) in front of 6,434 on Saturday night at Jackson® Field™. The Lugnuts won their fourth straight game

Lugnuts overwhelm Whitecaps, 8-1

September 16, 2021

LANSING, Mich. – William Simoneit and Jordan Díaz homered to back a stellar pitching effort, and the Lansing Lugnuts (56-61) cruised to an 8-1 victory over the West Michigan Whitecaps (57-60) in front of 6,855 on Thursday night at Jackson® Field™. With the win, the Nuts grabbed a 201-200 edge