Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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June 25 2018

Road Loss to the Gems

The Lafayette Aviators suffered a close loss to the Gems in Quincy, 9-8.   The Gems were on fire at the plate from the start, scoring seven runs in the first three innings and racking up 15 hits by the end of the game. The Aviators initially struggled to keep pace, but some disciplined at-bats led to a team total of 11 walks which set them u... Continue Reading
June 20 2018

Aviators Win Over Blue Sox

In yet another close battle at home, the Lafayette Aviators eked out a win over the Butler Blue Sox 5-2.   Matthew Patton walked away with player of the game honors. He doubled in the 7th inning, bringing Kam Smith home to tie the game at 2. Patton added a two-run homer in the 8th to put the home team up by a comfortable margin of three runs... Continue Reading
June 17 2018

Another Day, Another Walkoff

In their second straight nail-biter at home, the Lafayette Aviators secured another walkoff win, this time 7-6 over the Butler Blue Sox.   The home team started off slow in the Father’s Day faceoff, yielding two runs almost immediately in the first inning. They would wake up quickly, posting a score of their own in both the second and ... Continue Reading
June 16 2018

Dobos' Walkoff Wins it for Aviators

In the first extra-innings affair at Loeb this season, the Lafayette Aviators were able to escape with a 10-7 win over the visiting Hannibal Hoots thanks to a three-run walkoff homer by Kevin Dobos.   Joe Graziano pitched impressively for 5.1 innings, not allowing an opposing baserunner until the 4th inning and finishing with five strikeouts... Continue Reading
June 14 2018

Sliders Defeat Aviators

In a contest closer than the final score would indicate, the Lafayette Aviators ultimately walked away defeated, 6-2.   The Aviators started the game off sluggish, earning a 1st inning error that led to the visiting Sliders’ first run. The Sliders would increase that lead with another run in the top of the 3rd, but Lafayette responded ... Continue Reading
June 13 2018

Aviators add a Win to the Column with Victory Against Hannibal

Coming off a loss the night before, the Aviators were looking to add another win to their record. Unlike the night before, the game versus the Hoots got a slow start with neither team scoring for 3 innings.   The Aviators broke the scoreless streak with 2 runs from Jason Cryar and Matthew Patton in the top of the fourth. Once they obtained t... Continue Reading
June 13 2018

Treat Your Dad to the Deal of the Decade

LAFAYETTE, IN – June 13, 2018 – Do you get him a tie? Do you get him a watch? You can do better! The Aviators have announced a special offer that all dads are sure to love. For a limited time, tell us you want the “Dad Deal” and you’ll get a $20 Merchandise Voucher and a Home Plate Reserved ticket for just $20 &ndas... Continue Reading
June 13 2018

Franciscan Health and Aviators Team Up For Awareness

LAFAYETTE, IN – June 13, 2018 – Franciscan Health and the Aviators are conducting Community Mobile Health nights at three upcoming games, starting with this Thursday’s showdown vs the Springfield Sliders. In addition to learning about important health factors, fans that visit the Community Mobile Health setup on these dates will... Continue Reading
June 12 2018

Aviators Shut Out on Road

The Aviators could never quite get their bats going in this one, losing on the road 4-0.   Zach Heeke was the main offensive bright spot, posting two of the team’s four total hits. The Gems got off to a quick start, notching a 2-run homer in the first inning. They never looked back from there, posting one run each in the 5th and 8th in... Continue Reading
June 11 2018

Tough Loss for Aviators

In a game that saw just three total hits registered between both teams through the first five innings, the Lafayette Aviators weren’t quite able to muster up enough offense to come away with the win against the visiting West Virginia Miners, losing 5-4.   David Zoz was highly efficient in the start, throwing only 54 pitches through fiv... Continue Reading