Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

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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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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Leblebijian, Steele named MWL players of the week

Lansing Lugnuts infielder Jason Leblebijian and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Keaton Steele respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 15-21. In his last seven games, Leblebijian batted .500 (14-for-28) with … Continue reading

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Perdomo, Null starting pitchers for MWL All-Star Game

The starting pitchers for the Midwest League All-Star Game were announced today, and it’s a matchup of prospects from rival teams. Peoria Chiefs RHP Luis Perdomo — a St. Louis Cardinals farmhand — will start for the Western Division. South Bend Cubs … 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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