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Craig Conklin to head Lugnuts’ 2023 staff

January 24, 2023

LANSING, Mich. – Craig Conklin, who spent the 2022 season as Lansing Lugnuts assistant hitting coach, will become the 18th manager in Lugnuts team history, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Hailing from Malibu, Calif., Conklin entered professional baseball as an area supervisor at the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau. He

Tyler Parsons departs to Durham, Lugnuts promote Zac Clark to GM

December 19, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts announce that general manager Tyler Parsons is departing to become the new general manager of the Triple-A Durham Bulls, with assistant general manager Zac Clark ascending to become the Nuts’ next general manager. Clark and Parsons, fellow natives of Dansville, both graduated from Central

Lugnuts' Soderstrom named 2022 Midwest League All-Star

November 9, 2022

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Tyler Soderstrom, who starred for the Lansing Lugnuts during the 2022 season before rocketing up to Triple-A by season’s end, has been named the 2022 Midwest League All-Star First Baseman, Minor League Baseball announced Wednesday. Soderstrom, drafted by the Oakland Athletics 26th overall in 2020

Fall Ballers: Nine Nuts ticketed for Arizona Fall League

September 23, 2022

The 29th Arizona Fall League (AFL) season opens October 3, reuniting the Glendale Desert Dogs, Mesa Solar Sox, Peoria Javelinas, Salt River Rafters, Scottsdale Scorpions and Surprise Saguaros for a 31-game regular season schedule, with the Fall Stars Game scheduled for November 6th and a brief post-season championship series pitting

Count 'em: 56 Major League Lugnuts in 2022

September 21, 2022

With the Major League Baseball season two weeks from being complete, 56 former Lugnuts have seen action this year, spanning 23 of the 30 ballclubs. The Toronto Blue Jays, Lansing's MLB partner from 2005-2020, lead among all teams with 14 Nuts suiting up. The headliners are 2022 American League All-Stars

2021 slugger Díaz becomes 12th Nut to reach MLB this year, 173rd all-time

September 20, 2022

On September 17, 2021, 21-year-old Jordan Díaz went 1-for-4 with his team-leading 13th home run for the Lansing Lugnuts in a 6-4 home victory against West Michigan. On September 18, 2022, 22-year-old Jordan Díaz made his MLB debut for the Oakland Athletics, going 1-for-3 with a single. Díaz, named to

Lugnuts’ 2022 finale canceled due to field conditions and incoming weather

September 11, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The scheduled 2022 season finale between the Lansing Lugnuts (29-36, 54-77) and the Dayton Dragons (28-34, 67-61) was canceled on Sunday afternoon at Jackson® Field™ due to current field conditions and incoming weather. Fans in attendance will receive a voucher good for any game in the 2023

Miller, Butler dominate Dragons in 9-5 win

September 10, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Mason Miller struck out seven batters in three hitless innings, Lawrence Butler went 4-for-4 with two home runs, and the Lansing Lugnuts (29-36, 54-77) treated a crowd of 5,637 on Fan Appreciation Night to a 9-5 victory over the Dayton Dragons (28-34, 67-61) on Saturday night at

Homer-happy Dragons overpower Lugs

September 9, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Dayton Dragons (28-33, 67-60) walloped five home runs on their way to an 8-4 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (28-36, 53-77) in front of a crowd of 7,142 on Friday night at Jackson® Field™. After dropping the opener, the Dragons have won three straight in the

Estes finishes with a gem, but Dragons edge Lugs

September 8, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – 20-year-old Joey Estes finished the season with his third consecutive quality start, but Austin Hendrick’s RBI double in the eighth inning lifted the Dayton Dragons (27-33, 66-60) to a 3-1 win over the Lansing Lugnuts (28-35, 53-76) in front of a crowd of 6,985 on Thursday night

Nuts outhit Dragons 13-6, lose squeaker

September 7, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts (28-34, 53-75) piled up nine hits in the first three innings and 13 hits overall, but the Dayton Dragons (26-33, 65-60) came away with a 5-4 victory over the Nuts on Wednesday evening at Jackson® Field™. The result snapped Lansing’s six-game winning streak against

Behind big 1st, Lansing wins third straight

September 6, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Jonny Butler swatted a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, and the Lansing Locos (28-33, 53-74) prevailed in their final Copa de la Diversión game of the year, 6-2, over the Dayton Dragons (25-33, 64-59) on Tuesday evening at Jackson® Field™.

Lugnuts and Disability Rights Michigan to host Accessible Day Sunday

September 6, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts and Disability Rights Michigan (DRM) have partnered to host an Accessible Day at Jackson® Field™ on Sunday, September 11th. This partnership hopes to raise awareness about the need for full inclusion, so individuals with disabilities feel empowered within the community. Ballpark gates open at

Four Nuts combine to no-hit Cubs, third no-hitter in team history

September 4, 2022

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Jorge Juan combined with relievers Jack Owen, Shohei Tomioka and Osvaldo Berrios to complete the third no-hitter in Lansing Lugnuts franchise history, and the Lugnuts (27-33, 52-74) closed out their 2022 road schedule with a 2-1 win over the South Bend Cubs (37-23, 71-55) on Sunday

Bowman slam keys Nuts' slugfest win

September 3, 2022

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Cooper Bowman belted a grand slam and Sahid Valenzuela stole home to help the Lansing Lugnuts (26-33, 51-74) build a seven-run lead en route to a 10-8 slugfest victory over the South Bend Cubs (37-22, 71-54) on Saturday night at Four Winds Field. The result halted

Made man: Nuts drop brisk pitcher's duel in The Bend

September 2, 2022

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Kevin Made lined a two-run homer in the fifth inning, and the South Bend Cubs (37-21, 71-53) edged the Lansing Lugnuts (25-33, 50-74) in one hour and 59 minutes, 2-1, on Friday night at Four Winds Field. The Lugnuts have lost the first four games in

Estes quality again, but Nwogu lifts Cubs

September 1, 2022

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Joey Estes turned in his second straight quality start on the road, but Jordan Nwogu delivered a game-tying RBI grounder and a tie-breaking RBI single to send the South Bend Cubs (36-21, 70-53) to a 3-1 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts (25-32, 50-73) on Thursday night

Aliendo HR helps Cubs double up Lugs

August 31, 2022

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Pablo Aliendo broke a tie with a two-out, two-run homer in the fifth inning, and the South Bend Cubs (35-21, 69-53) defeated the Lansing Lugnuts (25-31, 50-72), 4-2, on Wednesday night at Four Winds Field. The Lugnuts outhit the Cubs 9-4, with three hits from Joshwan

Lugnuts announce 2023 schedule

August 31, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts, High-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will open their 27th Midwest League season at Great Lakes on Friday, April 7, before raising the curtain on their 2023 home schedule on Tuesday, April 11, vs. the West Michigan Whitecaps at Jackson® Field™. The 132-game schedule

Cubs escape Nuts' ninth-inning rally

August 30, 2022

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Pinch-hitter Sahid Valenzuela and Max Muncy delivered back-to-back two-out RBI singles in the ninth, but the Lansing Lugnuts (25-30, 50-71) fell short to the South Bend Cubs (34-21, 68-53), 4-3, in the opener of a six-game series on Tuesday night at Four Winds Field. The result

Miller debuts, but Lugs drop finale

August 28, 2022

APPLETON, Wisc. – Touted pitching prospect Mason Miller impressed in his Midwest League debut, but the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (25-29, 61-58) defeated the Lansing Lugnuts (25-29, 50-70), 5-2, on Sunday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Even with the result, the Lugnuts won the series, taking four

Virbitsky fans 11, Lugnuts win series at Wisconsin

August 27, 2022

APPLETON, Wisc. – Kyle Virbitsky struck out 11 batters in six innings, Shane McGuire scored on a wild pitch to break a seventh-inning tie, and the Lansing Lugnuts (25-28, 50-69) clinched a series win with a 3-2 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (24-29, 60-58) on Saturday night at Neuroscience

No hits early? No problem, as Locos rally to win

August 26, 2022

APPLETON, Wisc. – Held hitless through the first 5 2/3 innings, the Lansing Locos (24-28, 49-69) rallied for a 3-2 win over los Cascabeles de Wisconsin (24-28, 60-57) on a Copa de la Diversión Friday night at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Lansing has defeated Wisconsin in three

Estes excels in Nuts’ dominant 6-1 win

August 25, 2022

APPLETON, Wisc. – Joey Estes turned in his best start of the year, and the Lansing Lugnuts (23-28, 48-69) rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (24-27, 60-56) on Thursday night at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. The 20-year-old Estes, acquired from the Atlanta Braves

Timber Rattlers strike back in matinee, 13-2

August 24, 2022

APPLETON, Wisc. – Stiven Cruz pitched six shutout innings, Ethan Murray went 3-for-3 with a walk and five RBIs, and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (24-26, 60-55) enjoyed a 13-2 win over the Lansing Lugnuts (22-28, 47-69) on Wednesday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Coming off a