Devin Smeltzer was the first Loon pitcher this year to strike out 10 opposing hitters and he joined Brad Tunney outside the Loons clubhouse following an 8-4 Loons win.
The Loons lost to Peoria, but 18-year-old Keibert Ruiz turned in the first 4-hit game of the season for a Loons hitter. It was Ruiz’ 2nd 4-hit game of his career.
Northwood Baseball is in the midst of its best season in school history. We’re joined by the ace of the pitching staff Tyler Jandron this week. Plus a quick recap of the Lions draft and the Loons.
Loons break out of a 5-game losing streak with their 2nd walk-off home run of the season. Carlos Rincon leads the Midwest League in homers and he joined us after the game.
Broadcaster Andrew Luftglass joins the show as our guest this week. Matt & Brad talk the Lions draft thus far and the Midwest League All-Star Game happening in Midland this year.
Devin Smeltzer tossed a career-high six innings while striking out a career-high, eight. Smeltzer has now gone 15 straight innings without allowing a run.
Cody Thomas went 1-3 with a 3-run home run as part of a 7-1 win for the Loons to start a 3-game series against the Lake County Captains. It was Thomas’ fourth home run.
Gavin Lux was the 20th overall pick in the 2016 MLB draft out of Kenosha, WI. Watch and read the 19-year-olds first interview as a member of the Great Lakes Loons.
Luis Paz was batting .061 entering the day, but had his first multi-hit game as a Loon and also hit a walk-off home run to become the first Loon to do so since July 2014.
Dodgers 2016 1st round pick, Gavin Lux, had two walks, a run, and a stolen base in his Loons debut against the Fort Wayne TinCaps.