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June 28 2019

Dans Defeat Aviators

Danville, IL-   The Lafayette Aviators fell to the Danville Dans by a score of eleven to four, dropping their third straight game against Danville.   Danville got out to early one run lead in the bottom of the first, but the Aviators responded, scoring in the top of the second with a Matt Phipps (Western Kentucky) RBI triple that drov... Continue Reading
June 27 2019

Mackey and Aviators Crush Cornbelters

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (16-9) took care of business at home on Thursday against the Normal Cornbelters (10-15) with a 12-4 win. The first ever meeting between the Aviators and Cornbelters ended in dramatic fashion on Tuesday with a Matt Mackey (Eastern Illinois) walk-off homerun. Thursday’s rematch started in favor of Lafayett... Continue Reading
June 26 2019

Aviators Fall in Danville

Danville, IL- The Lafayette Aviators (14-9) fell to the Danville Dans (16-5) by a score of 8-2 on Wednesday night in Danville. The Aviators fell to three games back of Danville in the Eastern Division. Lafayette scored first, and the run was manufactured by none other than Chris Monroe (Illinois Springfield). With runners on second and third, Monr... Continue Reading
June 25 2019

Aviators Husk CornBelters

Lafayette, IN-   The Lafayette Aviators walked off against the Normal CornBelters to get a much needed win in late June.     The CornBelters got out to a hot start, when Ty Roseberry (Nebraska) hit a three-run home run in the top of the first inning to put the Aviators down early once again. The Aviators would respond in the bot... Continue Reading
June 24 2019

Aviators Announce Return of Kids Clinic, Presented By Franciscan Health Sports Medicine

For Immediate Release Contact: Zach Chartrand zachc@lafayettebaseball.comOffice: (765) 464-6810 LAFAYETTE, IN – Franciscan Health Sports Medicine and the Lafayette Aviators are teaming up to present the 3rd Annual Lafayette Aviators Kids Clinic, to take place on Thursday, July 25, at Loeb Stadium. The Kids Clinic, designed fo... Continue Reading
June 23 2019

Aviators Rally Falls Short

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (13-8) fell to the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (9-10) by a score of 15-13. The Aviators trailed for much of the game but came back late to tie it in the ninth. The Pistol Shrimp were able to snuff out the comeback and hold on to their ninth win of the season. The game time was moved up 30 minutes to 2:35 due to threat... Continue Reading
June 22 2019

Aviators Split Doubleheader

Lafayette, IN- In a shortened doubleheader at Loeb Stadium, the Lafayette Aviators (13-7) split the twin bill with the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (8-10). DuPage took the first game 6-4, and Lafayette won the matinee 7-4. Both games were scheduled to be seven innings in length. Game 1 The Aviators jumped on top of the Pistol Shrimp quickly in the first ... Continue Reading
June 20 2019

Aviator Comeback Falls Short

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (12-6) fell to the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (7-9) by a final of 7-5 in nine innings at Loeb on Thursday night. Thursday was the first meeting ever between the Lafayette Aviators and DuPage Pistol Shrimp. Braedon Blackford (Illinois State) scored the first ever run in the all-time series in impressive fashion. Blac... Continue Reading
June 18 2019

Gems Shine Over Aviators

  Lafayette, IN-    The Lafayette Aviators lost their first and also the last game of the season against the Quincy Gems. The Aviators came into this game red hot, winning their previous five games.   The Gems struck in the top of the first inning with Sean Klein (Garden City CC) scoring on a ground ball. Then later in the ... Continue Reading
June 16 2019

Five In A Row For Aviators

Springfield, Illinois- The Lafayette Aviators (12-4) dominated the Springfield Sliders (6-9) with a resounding 19-3 victory at Robin Roberts Stadium. The Aviators have now won five in a row for the second time this season. The Aviators jumped on the Sliders quickly…. like really quickly. In the first inning Trey Sweeney (Eastern Illinois) r... Continue Reading