Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

Hot Rods clinch first playoff berth since 2013

The Bowling Green Hot Rods seem revved and ready to start the postseason. The team completed a five-game sweep of the Lake County Captains with a 14-2 win Thursday, clinching a playoff berth for the first time since 2013. The … Continue reading

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Landon, Harber named MWL players of the week

Great Lakes Loons outfielder Logan Landon and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers RHP Conor Harber respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of Aug. 15-21. In seven games during that period, Landon batted … Continue reading

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Loons’ winning streak snapped at six games

The Hot Rods beat the Loons 5-2 at Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday, ending Great Lakes’ winning streak at six games. Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo hit his 16th homer of the season, tying him with former Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Ex-Rattler Haniger collects 3 RBI in MLB debut

Former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Mitch Haniger had a memorable major-league debut for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday, going 2-for-4 with 3 RBI in Arizona’s 7-5 loss to the New York Mets. Haniger batted seventh and played left field. He struck … Continue reading

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Loons rally for 6 to tie in 9th, then win in 10th

The Great Lakes Loons rallied for six runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to tie the Lake County Captains 10-10 at the end of regulation play, and went on to win in the 10th on an RBI single … Continue reading

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Former Chiefs pitcher makes MLB debut

Former Peoria Chiefs pitcher Alex Reyes made his major-league debut for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, and it was an impressive outing. Considered one of the top pitching prospects in baseball, Reyes needed only 11 pitches for a 1-2-3 … Continue reading

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