Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Pearce extends record for innings pitched without a walk

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce didn’t walk a batter in his six innings of work Saturday, extending his Midwest League record to 52.1 innings pitched without issuing a base on balls. The previous record of 45 consecutive innings without a … Continue reading

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Tigers’ price for Price? Three ex-Lugnuts pitchers

The Detroit Tigers traded LHP David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt. Price won the American League Cy Young Award in 2012, when he went 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA, 205 strikeouts and 59 walks in 211 innings … Continue reading

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Current Lugnuts pitcher included in Tulowitzki trade

Two former Midwest League pitchers and a 2015 Lansing Lugnuts hurler are part of the six-player trade between the Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays. The biggest name involved in the trade is All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who batted … Continue reading

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Leblebijian, Dawson named MWL players of the week

Infielder Jason Leblebijian and LHP Shane Dawson respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 20-26. Both play for the Lansing Lugnuts. Leblebijian batted .400 (12-for-30) with four doubles, one … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame moments: Marichal joins Pedro onstage; Smoltz mentions Lansing

There were a few moments during this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony worth mentioning here because of their connection to the Midwest League. John Smoltz made several references to Lansing, Mich., where his family moved from suburban Detroit before the … Continue reading

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Peoria pitcher Pearce sets new Midwest League record

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce broke a 42-year-old Midwest League record Sunday when he didn’t allow a walk in his eight scoreless innings of work against the Kane County Cougars. The St. Louis Cardinals prospect has not walked a batter … 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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