Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
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