Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

QC Ferris wheel installation nears completion

The Ferris wheel being built behind Modern Woodmen Park is nearly complete. Gondolas were added to the 110-foot-tall attraction Monday. WQAD-TV reported that final weight testing of the ride was to take place afterward. The Quad Cities River Bandits announced that … Continue reading

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Kubitza, Wilson named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Austin Kubitza and Clinton LumberKings OF Austin Wilson were respectively named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of April 28 to May 4. In his one start last week, … Continue reading

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Chapman hits 101 mph in Dayton rehab start

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman made a rehab start for the Dayton Dragons on Thursday, and the fireballer brought his A-game to the ballpark. Making his first rehab appearance since being hit in the face by a line drive during … Continue reading

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Lindauer, Guillon named MWL players of the week

Quad Cities River Bandits SS Thomas Lindauer and Dayton Dragons LHP Ismael Guillon were respectively named the Midwest League’s batter and pitcher of the week for the period of April 21-27. Lindauer joined Quad Cities from Extended Spring Training on April 21 … Continue reading

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Lugnuts’ Graveman takes no-hitter into 9th

There were two great pitching performances in the Midwest League on Friday, and both came from hurlers plying their trade for Michigan-based teams. Lansing Lugnuts RHP Kendall Graveman took a no-hitter into the 9th inning against the Beloit Snappers, losing … Continue reading

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Meet Humphrey the camel! I did

The Lansing Lugnuts are on the road right now, but this still seems like an appropriate day to write about the team’s new Wednesday mascot, Humphrey the camel. I was at Cooley Law School Stadium last Wednesday for Humphrey’s first appearance … Continue reading

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Snow postpones three MWL games today

If you were planning to attend a Midwest League game in Wisconsin today, you’re out of luck. Same goes if you wanted to go to the scheduled game in the Quad Cities. A combination of snow and cold weather caused … Continue reading

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Ballpark visits planned for this week

It’s a good thing that Monday was an off-day for the Midwest League. I needed about 7 1/2 hours of it to drive from my house to Grand Rapids, where my first MWL road trip of the season officially gets under … Continue reading

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Midwest League Opening Day scenes

Fourteen teams — all but the Lansing Lugnuts and the Lake County Captains — opened the Midwest League season last night, and some teams, fans and news organizations shared Opening Day photos via social media. Here are some of them: Here is … Continue reading

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