Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

Former Fort Wayne pitcher Latos traded to Dodgers

The Miami Marlins reportedly have traded RHP Mat Latos, first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse and a compensation pick to the Los Angeles Dodgers for three prospects. Latos pitched in the Midwest League in 2008 and 2009. In 2008 he made seven … Continue reading

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Former Loons pitcher Zach Lee makes MLB debut

Former Great Lakes Loons pitcher Zach Lee made his major-league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday. Unfortunately for him, it did not go well. The right-hander lasted only 4.2 innings in the start, giving up seven runs on 11 hits and … Continue reading

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LumberKings lose 11th consecutive game

Clinton’s losing streak reached 11 consecutive games when the Beloit Snappers beat the LumberKings 5-1 at Pohlman Field on Monday afternoon. Snappers RHP Heath Fillmyer (1-9, 6.49 ERA) collected his first win of the season after giving up only one … Continue reading

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Gordon extends hitting streak to 16 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a single in the bottom of the 1st inning of his team’s 3-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Friday. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .343 … Continue reading

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Midwest League pitchers perform well in Futures Game

The U.S. team won big in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game, beating the World team 10-1. None of the runs were given up by the three current Midwest League pitchers who took the mound for the World team. Kane County Cougars … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne ‘Octane’ win on walk-off bunt

Playing as the Fort Wayne Octane for “What Could’ve Been?” Night on Friday, the TinCaps had enough gas left in the tank for a walk-off win in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Great Lakes Loons. The TinCaps … Continue reading

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Blue Jays trade two Lugnuts to Dodgers

The Toronto Blue Jays reportedly have traded two Lansing Lugnuts to the Los Angeles Dodgers for money that can be used for international player signings. Both players — right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong and second baseman Tim Locastro — did well for Lansing … Continue reading

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