Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

MWL All-Star Game: East beats West 5-0

Eastern Division pitching dominated the Midwest League All-Star Game as the Western Division was held scoreless in the 5-0 contest at Peoria’s Dozer Park. The East All-Stars scored in the top of the 1st inning, on an RBI single by … Continue reading

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Dietrich’s two homers help Nicolino win MLB debut

Marlins LHP Justin Nicolino pitched seven strong innings in his MLB debut Saturday, and teammate Derek Dietrich led the Miami offense with a pair of home runs that ensured his fellow former Midwest Leaguer got the win. Nicolino gave up … Continue reading

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Loons clinch Eastern Division wild-card spot

The Great Lakes Loons lost to the Lansing Lugnuts tonight, but they still clinched the Eastern Division first-half wild-card spot because the Lake County Captains lost their game, too. The entire field of first-half entrants for the Midwest League postseason … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Dragons eliminated from playoff race

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Dayton Dragons were eliminated from the first-half playoff race Friday while the Great Lakes Loons inched closer to becoming at least the Eastern Division wild-card team, with the Lake County Captains still holding … Continue reading

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Lansing Lugnuts clinch playoff berth

The Lansing Lugnuts became the first Eastern Division team to clinch a playoff spot Thursday, taking a two-game lead over the rest of the field with only three games left to play. The Lugnuts won their fourth consecutive game, completing … Continue reading

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Kernels clinch playoff berth as race tightens in Eastern Division

The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched a Western Division playoff berth Tuesday while the two Eastern Division playoff spots remain up for grabs with five days left in the first half of the season. The Kernels have reached the postseason in all … Continue reading

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Midwest League notes: Loons are hot, LumberKings are not

The Great Lakes Loons won their ninth consecutive game, the Clinton LumberKings lost their 13th in a row, and two Midwest League pitchers struck out 11 batters Friday. The Loons extended their winning streak by two games thanks to a doubleheader sweep of … Continue reading

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