Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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July 1 2018

Early Lead not enough for Aviators

Just like the night before, the Aviators got a quick start versus the Paints. Also like the night before, the Aviators kept them scoreless for two innings. The game entered weather delay after both the Aviators and the Paints scored a run in the third. The Paints came back after the delay, adding four more runs in the third to take a 5-3 lead. Two... Continue Reading
June 30 2018

Fast start earns win for Aviators

The Aviators didn’t waste any time getting started tonight. Matthew Patton’s 3 RBIs, in one hit, gave the Aviators a solid 3 run lead at the bottom of the first.   Neither team would score after that until ­­­­the bottom of the seventh, where a hit from Zach Heeke and an error from the Paints allow Milo Beam to sc... Continue Reading
June 30 2018

A Loss to Kokomo

A day after beating Kokomo twice at Loeb the day before, the Aviators lost a road matchup with the Jackrabbits 9-1. Brady Huebbe scored Lafayette's lone run on a Matthew Patton RBI in the 2nd inning to kick off the night's scoring. The rest of the scoring, however, would come from the Jackrabbits. They took a one-run lead in the third before addin... Continue Reading
June 30 2018


AVIATORS ANNOUNCE RETURN OF KIDS CLINIC, PRESENTED BY FRANCISCAN HEALTH SPORTS MEDICINE LAFAYETTE, IN – June 29, 2018 – Franciscan Health Sports Medicine and the Lafayette Aviators are teaming up to present the 2nd Annual Lafayette Aviators Kids Clinic, to take place on Monday, July 30, at Loeb Stadium. The Kids Clinic, designed for b... Continue Reading
June 28 2018

Doubleheader Capped With Walkoff

The first game was a decisive win for Lafayette. Milo Beam got the scoring started early with a no-out RBI single in the 2nd, which ignited the team to a four-run inning. They followed that up with two runs in the 3rd, and another in the 5th to give them a seven-run cushion heading into the final two innings.   Joe Graziano threw an impressi... Continue Reading
June 26 2018

Blowout Win at Loeb

A good old-fashioned blowout took place at Loeb Stadium, with the Aviators winning handily over the Springfield Sliders 16-2.   Things started slow on the offensive end for the home team, who only registered one hit through the first four innings. Starting pitcher Patrick Smith delivered a solid performance with seven strikeouts, but by the ... Continue Reading
June 25 2018

Slow and Steady Pays off for the Aviators

Both teams came out swinging at the beginning of tonight’s matchup of the Aviators and the Hoots. With one run a piece at the end of the first inning, it looked to be a fast, nail biting game.   It would end up nail biting, but not fast. Both the Aviators and the Hoots shone defensively, with the Aviators’ Jarrett Hammel pitching... Continue Reading
June 25 2018

Bark in the Park Rescheduled for July 10

Bark in the Park Rescheduled for July 10 June 25, 2018 – On the heels of a string of rainouts, the Aviators are pleased to announce that Bark in the Park has been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 10, when the Aviators take on the Champion City Kings. The event was previously scheduled for the Tuesday, June 19, which was postponed due to weather... Continue Reading
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