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.
Radio broadcaster for the Fort Wayne TinCaps John Nolan joins the show as a guest in our summer interview series. The guys talk baseball, broadcasting, Syracuse sports and John’s home state of New Jersey.
Gavin Lux was the 20th overall pick in the 2016 MLB draft and is a top 10 Dodgers prospect. The 19-year-old joined us on his first day in Midland to talk Italian food, his new car, and
Loons catcher, Stevie Berman, was called upon as a position player that needed to pitch in the late stages of a 7-5 loss for the Loons against the Fort Wayne TinCaps.
19-year-old Dominican outfielder, Carlos Rincon, is all over the Midwest League offensive leaderboards and in his first interview as a Loon, he talks about new obstacles and how things have come so easy so far.
Carlos Rincon leads the Midwest League in home runs, SLG%, and OPS. The 19-year-old was heralded for his power tool, but has shown much more in his first two weeks in Midland.