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Loons Drop Series Finale to Whitecaps 8-4

April 21, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (8-7) left 13 runners on base, and the West Michigan Whitecaps (7-8) accumulated 14 hits to grab the series finale by a score of 8-4 on a 50-degree partly cloudy and windy Sunday afternoon at Dow Diamond. West Michigan won the series four

Loons Erase 5-0 Deficit, Win Second Straight One-Run Game

April 20, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (8-6) won their second straight game by one run outlasting the West Michigan Whitecaps (6-8) 9-8, highlighted by a five-run bottom of the sixth inning on a chilly 42-degree Saturday afternoon at Dow Diamond. The Loons down 6-4, plated five runs with two

Loons Pen’ and Late Surge Gets 5-4 Win, Snaps Three-Game Skid

April 19, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – An offensive three-run seventh inning and four scoreless frames from the bullpen supported a Great Lakes Loons (7-6) 5-4 win over the West Michigan Whitecaps (6-7) on a 52-degree partly cloudy Friday night at Dow Diamond. The Loons snapped a three-game losing streak and avoided what would

Whitecaps Whip Loons 12-0

April 18, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – A West Michigan Whitecaps (6-6) seven-run fifth inning overshadowed a Jackson Ferris eight-strikeout night for the Great Lakes Loons (6-6). A 10-0 Whitecaps win on a 56-degree and cloudy Thursday night at Dow Diamond. The Loons were shutout for the second time this season. Great Lakes left

Whitecaps Spurn Loons Comeback, Win 7-5

April 17, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – For the second straight night, the Great Lakes Loons (6-5) overcame a three-run deficit but were met with a response from the West Michigan Whitecaps (5-6). Tonight, a four-run Loons bottom of the seventh was answered by three straight Whitecaps runs. A 7-5 final on a 61-degree

Whitecaps Hold Steady, Best Loons 4-3

April 16, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (6-4) were down 3-0 entering the eighth, rallied to tie up the game but couldn’t hold off the West Michigan Whitecaps (4-6) in the ninth. The Whitecaps snapped their four-game losing streak and the Loons three-game winning streak, 4-3, on a windy 58-degree

Loons Rock Lugnuts 12-4, Win Series and Third Straight Game

April 14, 2024

LANSING, Mich. –The Great Lakes Loons (6-3) were victorious in their third straight game behind their third consecutive five-inning start and third eight-run plus performance in a row. Today, a 12-4 scoring stampede on a 73-degree sunny Sunday afternoon at Jackson ® Field. Dylan Campbell was the leader in the

Loons Sweep Lugnuts in Twin Bill, Great Lakes Combines for 20 runs

April 13, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (5-3) grabbed two games from the Lansing Lugnuts (3-5) by the scores of 12-1 and 8-5, a Great Lakes offensive bludgeoning on a 55-degree sunny Saturday at Jackson ® Field. In game one, the Loons delivered their best offensive performance of the season,

Lugnuts Glide to 9-3 Win, Loons Pitching Walks 10

April 12, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Lugnuts (3-3) batters walked 10 times and gained nine hits to down the Great Lakes Loons (3-3) 9-3 on an extremely windy 49-degree and cloudy Friday night at Jackson ® Field. Jackson Ferris battled high wind and command issues. The left-hander walked six, aiding five runs.

Tonight’s Loons-Lugnuts Game Postponed, Doubleheader Set for Saturday

April 11, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons (3-2) and Lansing Lugnuts (2-3) Thursday night game has been postponed due to inclement weather at Jackson® Field™. The Loons and Lugnuts will play a doubleheader Saturday, April 13th. Game one will start at 1:05 p.m., with game two 30 minutes after game

Loons Pitching Lock Lugnuts to One Hit, Win 4-1 in 10 innings 

April 10, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – Great Lakes Loons (3-2) pitching was stellar, striking out 10 Lansing Lugnuts (2-3) in 10 innings, a three-run tenth gave Great Lakes a 4-1 win on a partly cloudy 65-degree and clear Wednesday evening at Jackson ® Field. The Lugnuts had two runners reach in the first,

Lugnuts Land Six in Fifth Inning, Handle Loons 7-2

April 10, 2024

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (2-2) tallied six runs in the bottom of the fifth to distance themselves past the Great Lakes Loons (2-2) 7-2 on a sunny 66-degree and clear Tuesday night at Jackson ® Field. The six runs were the most by a Midwest League team in

MBF Announces 2024 Grant Recipients

Over $1.4 million has been donated back to the community since 2008
April 9, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Michigan Baseball Foundation (MBF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2024 grant cycle, totaling $89,565. These grants will support a diverse range of projects aimed at enhancing communities across the Great Lakes Bay Region. This year, the MBF received proposals from organizations spanning five

Loons One-Hit by TinCaps, Handed First Loss of 2024

April 7, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – Five Fort Wayne TinCaps (1-2) pitchers held the Great Lakes Loons (2-1) offense to one hit, getting their first win of 2024 by the score of 2-0 on a sunny 54-degree Sunday afternoon at Dow Diamond. Dylan Lesko, Jose Geraldo, Miguel Cienfuegos, Francis Pena, and Ryan Och

Loons Stave Off Late TinCaps Push, Earn First 2-0 Start Since 2015

April 6, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – Two two-run innings and stout defense ensured a Great Lakes Loons (2-0) 5-4 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps (0-2) on a sunny 53-degree Saturday afternoon at Dow Diamond. Dylan Campbell drove in three of the five Loons runs today. With two on, one out, and a

Loons Walk-Off Winners on 17th Opening Day

April 5, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – Noah Miller, in his first game in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the eleventh, a Great Lakes Loons (1-0) 3-2 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps (0-1) on an overcast and windy Friday night at Dow Diamond. Miller was

Dodgers Name Loons 2024 Roster

April 2, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – In conjunction with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce the team’s preliminary roster for the 2024 season. The Opening Day roster will be finalized prior to Friday’s home opener, when the Loons host the Fort Wayne TinCaps (High-A Affiliate San Diego

Exciting lineup Unveiled for 2024 Season: featuring Bluey at the Ballpark, David Koechner from The Office, Pontooners Weekend and 4th of July Block Party!

All Single Game tickets on sale March 1
February 29, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – Get ready for an electrifying season at Dow Diamond as the Great Lakes Loons unveil their highly anticipated promotional schedule for the 2024 season! Packed with an array of thrilling events and attractions, fans are in for an unforgettable experience at every game. Leading the charge is

Dodgers Announce Full 2024 Loons Coaching Staff

Midwest League Divisional Champs return bulk of assistant coaches and support staff
February 23, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Dodgers, are excited to announce the team’s 2024 coaching staff. First year Loons manager Jair Fernandez will be joined by pitching coaches David Anderson and Richard De Los Santos, hitting coach O’Koyea Dickson, and bench coach Elian

Significant Dow Diamond Projects Completed

Changes represented largest stadium investment to date
February 22, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – When Dow Diamond opened its gates for the very first time on April 13, 2007, it was heralded as the premier facility in Minor League Baseball. The Michigan Baseball Foundation (MBF) has continually re-invested in Dow Diamond to ensure that status and is pleased to announce its

MBF Grant Application Deadline is February 16th

Grant Dollars Available For Youth Focused Organizations or Economic Development Projects
February 5, 2024

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Michigan Baseball Foundation’s 2024 grant application season will be closing next Friday, February 16. Grants are available for registered 501c3 organizations that focus on youth-related activities or economic development. Applications must be for specific projects or initiatives the organization is undertaking in 2024 and not for

Dodgers Name Jair Fernandez Loons Manager for 2024

Fernandez served as the hitting coach in 2017 and 2018 with Great Lakes
January 24, 2024

Midland, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons in conjunction with the Los Angeles Dodgers have named Jair Fernandez as their manager for the 2024 season. Jair Fernandez becomes the 11th manager in the 17-year history of the Loons. Last season, Fernandez served as skipper for the Los Angeles Dodgers Arizona

Michigan Baseball Foundation Grant Application Available Now

Grant Dollars Available For Youth Focused Organizations or Economic Development Projects
November 15, 2023

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Michigan Baseball Foundation (MBF) is proud to announce the opening of the 2024 Grant Application today, November 15th, 2023. Grants are available for registered 501c3 organizations that focus on youth-related activities or economic development. Applications must be for specific projects or initiatives the organization is undertaking

Wrobleski and Young Named 2023 Midwest League All-Stars 

Justin Wrobleski was one of four starting pitchers and Taylor Young was designated as the utility player
September 20, 2023

Midland, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons have two players selected to the Midwest League All-Star Team. Taylor Young was chosen as the utility player, and Justin Wrobleski was one of four starting pitchers given the all-star nod for the 2023 season. Justin Wrobleski dominated in the 2023 campaign, striking

Loons-Kernels Game Two Suspended, Will Be Played Tomorrow

September 19, 2023

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – The Great Lakes Loons (76-55) (2-2) led 1-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning over the Cedar Rapids Kernels (82-50) (3-1) as rain began to pour down halting the contest leading to a suspended game. Game two in the Midwest League Championship series will continue