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Loons’ Season Ends in Hard-Fought Battle

Title quest ends in MWL Eastern Division Championship Series
September 16, 2022

After an incredibly successful season and a first-half division title, the Great Lakes Loons’ 2022 campaign came to its untimely end Friday night at Dow Diamond in Midland, Mich. The Loons went to Eastlake, Ohio, on Tuesday and won game one of the Midwest League Eastern Division Championship Series over

Loons Dominate Lake County to Open Playoffs

September 13, 2022

EASTLAKE, Ohio – The Great Lakes Loons were hobbling at the end of the regular season, losers of eight of their final 11 games. Rolling into Classic Park on Tuesday night, the Loons looked a lot more like the team that won the first half title. The Loons dominated the

Whitecaps Walk Off Loons in Crazy 10-Inning Comeback

Loons had a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the ninth
September 10, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons felt like they had something figured out Saturday night. In nine innings of offense, they collected four runs on nine hits and took a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning. And when the West Michigan Whitecaps came to the

Ramirez Sets the Tone in Three-Hit Shutout Victory

September 7, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons were shut out Tuesday night and allowed three runs to the West Michigan Whitecaps. On Wednesday night at LMCU Ballpark, they flipped the script entirely. Great Lakes pitching held the Whitecaps offense in check Wednesday, allowing just three hits and two walks

Wild 10th Inning Dooms Loons to Third Straight Loss

September 1, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – After some low offensive performances in the first two games of a series at Dow Diamond, the Great Lakes Loons put up five runs in nine innings and were hoping for an extra-innings, walk-off win to give them some momentum. Instead, the Lake County Captains scored three

Pepinillos Picantes Pummel Four Home Runs to Down Fort Wayne

Just one Great Lakes hit was not a homer
August 26, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons were struggling on offense coming into the fifth inning Friday night at Dow Diamond. In the first four frames, just one batter had reached against the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Loons had no hits and they trailed 2-0. Then came the firepower. In

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

Loons Stay Hot on Offense, Club Three Homers in Series Opening Win

Great Lakes collects at least 12 runs for the fourth game in last five
August 23, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The last time the Great Lakes Loons began a home series, they and the Peoria Chiefs combined for 15 hits, only one for extra bases. In the series opening game Tuesday against the Fort Wayne TinCaps at Dow Diamond, five of the Loons’ first six hits went

Cheaper by the Dozen: Loons Score 12 Runs for Third Straight Game

Great Lakes pitching holds Lansing to one run on four hits
August 20, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Three times against the Lansing Lugnuts this season, the Great Lakes Loons couldn’t buy a run. Over the most recent three games at Jackson Field, they’ve bought them by the dozen. For the third straight game, the Loons scored 12 runs Saturday against Lansing, defeating the Lugnuts,

Back-to-Back 12-Run Performances Lead to Back-to-Back Wins

Great Lakes explodes for five-run seventh inning
August 19, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons had limited success against the Lansing Lugnuts pitching staff – until a 12-3 win on Thursday. Friday at Jackson Field, the Loons exploded again – another 12-run performance. Great Lakes used a five-run seventh inning to dispatch the Lansing Lugnuts, 12-7, and take

Loons Lambast Lugnuts with 12-Run Frenzy

Loons collect 14 hits, at least one from every batter
August 18, 2022

In 20 games against the Great Lakes Loons this season, the Lansing Lugnuts pitching staff had done pretty darn well. The pitching staff with one of the highest ERAs in the Midwest League all season long, Lansing had shut out the Loons three times and was holding Great Lakes to

Four-Run Fifth Propels Lansing over Great Lakes

Loons led in fourth inning before Lansing four-run frame
August 17, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons put up the first multi-run inning of their series with the Lansing Lugnuts, scoring two runs in the fourth inning Wednesday night at Jackson Field in Lansing, Mich. Lansing doubled that in the next frame. The Lugnuts used a four-run fifth inning to power their way

Great Lakes Pitching Staff Continues Stellar Run to Defeat Lansing

Loons have allowed just one run in their last three games
August 16, 2022

After two straight shutouts to wrap up a series against the Peoria Chiefs, the Great Lakes Loons pitching staff was on a roll. While they didn’t shut out the Lansing Lugnuts on Tuesday night, they still carried the team to victory. Great Lakes made it six wins in a row

Lake County Outslugs Loons to Win Series

Captains make up for four errors with four homers
August 7, 2022

The Lake County Captains pitching staff couldn’t have been too happy with their fielders, who committed four errors against the Great Lakes Loons at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, on Sunday night. The Captains pitchers probably forgave the position players because of their performance at the plate. 11 runs on

Loons First to 60 Wins in MWL with Dramatic 11-Inning Comeback

Great Lakes hits back-to-back home runs in the top of the ninth
August 4, 2022

In the top of the ninth inning Thursday at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, the Great Lakes Loons found themselves down to their final strike, trailing by three, with the tying run in the on-deck circle. Jose Ramos launched a two-run homer, bringing Great Lakes within a run of the

66ers Grab One Late

August 3, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – The Inland Empire 66ers rallied from a late deficit to take the opening game of a six-game series, defeating the Quakes on Tuesday night by a final of 10-7 at LoanMart Field. The 66ers capitalized on a rough eighth inning for the Quakes’ pitching staff, as

Rancho Takes Series with Convincing Win

July 25, 2022

Visalia, CA – The Quakes earned their second straight series-win, thanks to Sunday’s 11-2 victory over the Visalia Rawhide at Valley Strong Ballpark. Yeiner Fernandez capped an incredible series with a four-hit day and three more RBIs, as the Quakes won two of three from Visalia and have now won

Quakes enter All-Star Break on Fire!

July 17, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – After dropping five of six at Fresno in mid-May, the Quakes returned the favor on Sunday, winning for the fifth time in the six-game set at LoanMart Field, defeating the Grizzlies in convincing fashion, 12-3. The win gives Rancho four straight and six of their last

Wild Win for Rancho, 15-14 on Friday!

July 16, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – The Quakes won the wildest of wild ones on Friday night, scoring a run in the bottom of the ninth to cap an incredible comeback and defeat the Fresno Grizzlies by a final of 15-14 at LoanMart Field. Luis Diaz, who had three hits and five

Keith Shines in Rancho Win

July 15, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – Damon Keith had a huge night offensively and defensively, as the Quakes rolled to an 8-2 win over the Fresno Grizzlies on Thursday night at LoanMart Field. Keith homered, finished with three hits, three RBIs and picked up two outfield assists, as the Quakes won for

No Late Fireworks for Quakes on Monday

July 5, 2022

San Bernardino, CA – A sell-out Fourth-of-July crowd at San Manuel Stadium watched a good game on Monday night, as the 66ers got a late run and then held on for a 4-3 win over the Quakes in the opening game of a six-game series. After tying the game at

Quakes Rock Rawhide on Sunday!

July 4, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – More than 4,000 fans watched the Quakes celebrate their annual July 3rd Fireworks Night with as many in-game fireworks as after the game, thanks to a 16-4 beating of the Visalia Rawhide on Sunday night at LoanMart Field. The evening started fast, as after a Jordan

Quakes Rip Rawhide on Wednesday

June 30, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – The Quakes ended their three-game skid on Wednesday night in a big way, dropping 18 runs on the Visalia Rawhide in a lop-sided 18-1 win at LoanMart Field. Austin Gauthier went deep (4) and drove in four, while Damon Keith slugged his team-leading tenth home run

Rawhide Take Series-Opener

June 29, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – For the second straight game, the Quakes’ ninth-inning rally came up a run short, as Rancho fell to Visalia on Tuesday night at LoanMart Field, 7-6, giving the Quakes three straight losses overall. Trailing 7-5 in the ninth, Rancho pulled to within a run on Yeiner

Keith Another Big Game in Loss

June 25, 2022

Lake Elsinore, CA – The Quakes’ offense continued to hit in Lake Elsinore on Saturday, but the pitching couldn’t slow down the opposing offense, as the Storm hammered the Quakes by a final of 15-8 at The Diamond for their third win in five days over Rancho. Damon Keith had