Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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June 11 2019

Dans Down Aviators

Danville, Illinois- The Lafayette Aviators (7-3) fell at the hands of the Danville Dans (7-5) on Tuesday in Danville 28-5. The Dans got the better of the Aviators in the first inning. Aided by a Max Jung Goldberg two-run homerun, Danville tallied four runs in the bottom of the first off four hits.  Lafayette had a chance to answer back in the... Continue Reading
June 10 2019

CityBus and Aviators Continue Partnership, Free Rides

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Zach Chartrandzachc@lafayettebaseball.comPhone: 765-464-6810 CITYBUS AND AVIATORS CONTINUE PARTNERSHIPFree rides to and from all Monday-Friday home games LAFAYETTE, IN, June 10 - The Lafayette Aviators and CityBus are continuing their partnership for the 2019 Aviators season. This summer, fans can once again show the... Continue Reading
June 8 2019

Aviators Can't Recover After Slow Start

Lafayette IN-   The Lafayette Aviators dropped their first of two games against the Champion City Kings, by a score of one to four. The Aviators fell behind early and couldn’t recover, dropping their record to seven wins and two losses, tying them for best record in the prospect league with Champion City.   The Kings jumped out ... Continue Reading
June 7 2019

Blackford Is The Hero As The Aviators Win In Eleven

Lafayette, IN –   The Lafayette Aviators needed eleven innings to beat the Danville Dans for the second night in a row.   The Dans got off to a hot start, scoring two runs in the first inning. They then added another run in the top of the second. The Dans stayed hot, taking a commanding five run lead in the fourth with a double ... Continue Reading
June 6 2019

Aviators Win Home Opener

6 June, 2019 Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (6-1) hung on to beat the Danville Dans (4-3) 7-6 to win their first home game of the season at Historic Loeb Stadium. The Aviators got off to a red-hot start in their first home game of the 2019 season at Historic Loeb Stadium. Tyler Powers (Purdue) started things off with a sharply hit single i... Continue Reading
June 5 2019

Hot Streak Comes to End for Aviators

Danville, IL- The Lafayette Aviators (5-1) fell to the Danville Dans (4-2) with a final score of 6-3. This marks the Aviators’ first loss of the season, ending their hot start to the season. A 5-0 start is the Aviators’ best open to a season in team history. A scary moment for the Aviators arose in the bottom of the second inning. With... Continue Reading
June 4 2019

Aviators win their fifth straight game to start the season

The Lafayette Aviators defeated the Danville Dans by a score of six to two, to improve their record to five wins and zeros losses on the year. More impressively, all five wins have come on the road.   The Aviators’ bats started slow but picked off where they had left off the previous series, scoring three runs in the Top of the 3rd&nbs... Continue Reading
June 2 2019

Aviators Break out the Brooms

The Lafayette Aviators start the season 4-0 and finished a sweep of the West Virginia Miners on Sunday with a 13-4 victory. Braedon Blackford (Carl Sandburg College) doubled to lead off the fourth inning for the Aviators. After Max Montgomery (Milwaukee Area) moved Blackford over to third base with a flyout to center, Blake Schmitt (Purdue) single... Continue Reading
June 1 2019

Aviators continuare their red hot start

The Aviators beat the Miners 7 to 2 Saturday Night as they continue their hot play as they start the season with their third straight win, thanks to hot bats and reliable pitching.   The Aviators opened up the scoring with a single from Chris Monroe with two outs in the top of the 2ndinning. In the Bottom of the 2nd, the Miners tied it up wi... Continue Reading
May 31 2019

Aviators Hang on to Top Miners

On an overcast night in Beckley, WV, the Lafayette Aviators hung on to top the West Virginia Miners by a final score of 6-4. Mason Sykes (Wabash Valley) lead off the scoring for the Aviators in the top of the third. After Blake Schmitt (Purdue) and Trey Sweeney (Eastern Illinois) drew consecutive walks, Sykes roped a double into right-center ... Continue Reading