Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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June 8 2018

Aviators Suffer Another Tough Loss at Home

The Lafayette Aviators dropped another one tonight, this time to the Springfield Sliders 6-5. With tonight’s loss, the Aviators’ losing streak stretches to six games.   Lafayette got off to a hot start, opening up a 3-0 lead after three innings. Jarrett Hammell pitched a solid first three innings, racking up four strikeouts and r... Continue Reading
June 7 2018

Back and Forth Game ends in Aviators Loss

Coming off last night's loss, the Aviators started strong against Springfield with 2 runs, scored by Tyler Powers and Zach Heeke, in the first inning. Springfield also started quickly, and the Aviators were down by one run (3-2) at the end of the first.   Five innings later the Aviators scored their next run, and then scored 5 more for ... Continue Reading
June 6 2018

Grand Slam Not Enough in 12-5 Loss

Bryce Ball’s grand slam in the bottom of the 7th was enough to tie the game, but would ultimately not be enough for the win as Lafayette drops their fourth in a row, 12-5.   Terre Haute’s offense was firing on all cylinders, registering 14 hits and consistently responding to Lafayette’s scoring.   The Aviators would ... Continue Reading
June 3 2018

Aviators Drop Another to Quincy

The Quincy Gems continued their undefeated start to the season with a win at home over the Lafayette Aviators on Sunday. Two home runs powered the Gems’ offensive efforts, and they defeated Lafayette 8-4.   Zach Heeke provided the visitors with two hits and batted in two of their runs. Lafayette had a hot 5th inning, scoring three runs... Continue Reading
June 2 2018

Aviators Fall in Tight Game

Coming off of their first win of the season, the Aviators took on the Quincy Gems in Quincy on Saturday. Unlike the quick pace the night before, the Aviators and the Gems both took a while to warm up with only one run, belonging to the Gems, in the first three innings.   The fourth inning sparked a quick change of pace for the Aviators. The... Continue Reading
June 1 2018

Lafayette Secures First Win 14-9

Lafayette held on to secure their first win of the season over the Springfield Sliders, 14-9.   Dissimilar to their first two games, the Aviators got off to a hot start from the plate, securing five runs to the Slider’s two by the end of the 4th inning. In the 5th inning the home team took off, racking up 8 runs including a three-run h... Continue Reading
June 1 2018

Lafayette Loses on Walkoff Homer, 4-3

Austin Weiler’s walkoff home run powered the Terre Haute Rex to their second win is as many days against the Aviators.   Lafayette surrendered two runs early, and the score remained 2-0 until the 8th inning. Terre Haute walked two batters with the bases loaded in the top of the inning, locking the score at 2-2 where it would remain thr... Continue Reading
May 30 2018

Aviators Fall in Home Opener, 13-8

The Lafayette Aviators took the field for the first time this season in a 13-8 losing effort against the Terre Haute Rex.   Rain showers delayed the first pitch by an hour and a half, and the two teams felt each other out in the scoreless first inning. The Rex exploded in the second and third innings for seven runs, due to four Lafayette err... Continue Reading
May 29 2018

Aviators Home Games Broadcast Live On The Purdue Channel

Aviators games also available via Prospect League TV and FOX Sports Radio Beginning with the home opener Wednesday night, all Aviators home games will be broadcast live on The Purdue Channel – Comcast 5.   Purdue's Brian Lamb School of Communication and the Lafayette Aviators are giving students the opportunity to receive real worl... Continue Reading
May 28 2018

Home Opener Features Strike Out Stroke Event

LAFAYETTE, IN – May 28, 2018 – Franciscan Health and the Aviators are conducting a STRIKE OUT STROKE awareness initiative at Loeb Stadium on Opening Night this Wednesday. Aviators fans can receive a free blood pressure and risk assessment screening by the Franciscan Health Stroke Team at the game and learn ways to reduce their risk for... Continue Reading