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June 24 2019

Aviators Announce Return of Kids Clinic, Presented By Franciscan Health Sports Medicine

For Immediate Release Contact: Zach Chartrand zachc@lafayettebaseball.comOffice: (765) 464-6810 LAFAYETTE, IN – Franciscan Health Sports Medicine and the Lafayette Aviators are teaming up to present the 3rd Annual Lafayette Aviators Kids Clinic, to take place on Thursday, July 25, at Loeb Stadium. The Kids Clinic, designed fo... Continue Reading
June 23 2019

Aviators Rally Falls Short

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (13-8) fell to the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (9-10) by a score of 15-13. The Aviators trailed for much of the game but came back late to tie it in the ninth. The Pistol Shrimp were able to snuff out the comeback and hold on to their ninth win of the season. The game time was moved up 30 minutes to 2:35 due to threat... Continue Reading
June 22 2019

Aviators Split Doubleheader

Lafayette, IN- In a shortened doubleheader at Loeb Stadium, the Lafayette Aviators (13-7) split the twin bill with the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (8-10). DuPage took the first game 6-4, and Lafayette won the matinee 7-4. Both games were scheduled to be seven innings in length. Game 1 The Aviators jumped on top of the Pistol Shrimp quickly in the first ... Continue Reading
June 20 2019

Aviator Comeback Falls Short

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (12-6) fell to the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (7-9) by a final of 7-5 in nine innings at Loeb on Thursday night. Thursday was the first meeting ever between the Lafayette Aviators and DuPage Pistol Shrimp. Braedon Blackford (Illinois State) scored the first ever run in the all-time series in impressive fashion. Blac... Continue Reading
June 18 2019

Gems Shine Over Aviators

  Lafayette, IN-    The Lafayette Aviators lost their first and also the last game of the season against the Quincy Gems. The Aviators came into this game red hot, winning their previous five games.   The Gems struck in the top of the first inning with Sean Klein (Garden City CC) scoring on a ground ball. Then later in the ... Continue Reading
June 16 2019

Five In A Row For Aviators

Springfield, Illinois- The Lafayette Aviators (12-4) dominated the Springfield Sliders (6-9) with a resounding 19-3 victory at Robin Roberts Stadium. The Aviators have now won five in a row for the second time this season. The Aviators jumped on the Sliders quickly…. like really quickly. In the first inning Trey Sweeney (Eastern Illinois) r... Continue Reading
June 15 2019

Aviators Stump Sliders

Springfield, IL-   The Lafayette Aviators got their fourth straight win, defeating the Springfield sliders, by a score of twelve to eleven to stay on top of the prospect league standings.   This was the first time the Aviators faced off against the Sliders this season, who came into the game with a six win and seven loss record. The s... Continue Reading
June 14 2019

Aviators finish off weekend at Loeb with a win

Lafayette, IN-   1,063 fans came out to watch the first-place Lafayette Aviators win their third game in a row against the Terre Haute REX by a score of five to two.   It was a pitchers duel early at Loeb Stadium, with starting pitchers Bryce Grossius (Southeast Missouri State) and Blayke Cutts (Eastern Illinois) allowing no runs thro... Continue Reading
June 13 2019

Aviators Dethrone Kings in Doubleheader

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (9-4) played a pair of games at home against the Champion City Kings (_____) on Thursday in Lafayette. Both games were scheduled to be seven innings in length due to the Prospect League’s doubleheader policy. It took the home team 11 innings, but the Aviators eventually came back to take the first game 4... Continue Reading
June 12 2019

Aviators drop shootout to Terre Haute

Terre Haute, IN-   The Aviators lost their first matchup of the season to the Terre Haute Rex in a elven to ten shootout.   The Aviators got out to an early lead scoring two runs in the top of the first inning, with RBIs off the bats of Brent Todys and Tyler Powers. Todys and Powers have been some of the most productive batters for th... Continue Reading