Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
June 11 2018

Bark In The Park Set For June 19

LAFAYETTE, IN – June 11, 2018 – On the heels of an exciting wiener dog race this past Wednesday where Okie took the checkered flag, the Aviators are pleased to announce that Bark in the Park has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 when the Aviators take on the Terre Haute Rex. All dog lovers are invited to bring their pets - on a leash... Continue Reading
June 9 2018

Aviators Sweet Victory Over the Sliders

Aviators soar to new heights in their victory over the Springfield Sliders tonight. Despite their streak of defeats in the last week, Lafayette sent the Sliders crawling back into their shells with an incredible 8-0 game against Springfield.  The Aviators came our strong leading the game from beginning but did not settle for anything less tha... Continue Reading