Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
June 15 2019

Aviators Stump Sliders

Springfield, IL-   The Lafayette Aviators got their fourth straight win, defeating the Springfield sliders, by a score of twelve to eleven to stay on top of the prospect league standings.   This was the first time the Aviators faced off against the Sliders this season, who came into the game with a six win and seven loss record. The s... Continue Reading
June 14 2019

Aviators finish off weekend at Loeb with a win

Lafayette, IN-   1,063 fans came out to watch the first-place Lafayette Aviators win their third game in a row against the Terre Haute REX by a score of five to two.   It was a pitchers duel early at Loeb Stadium, with starting pitchers Bryce Grossius (Southeast Missouri State) and Blayke Cutts (Eastern Illinois) allowing no runs thro... Continue Reading
June 13 2019

Aviators Dethrone Kings in Doubleheader

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (9-4) played a pair of games at home against the Champion City Kings (_____) on Thursday in Lafayette. Both games were scheduled to be seven innings in length due to the Prospect League’s doubleheader policy. It took the home team 11 innings, but the Aviators eventually came back to take the first game 4... Continue Reading
June 12 2019

Aviators drop shootout to Terre Haute

Terre Haute, IN-   The Aviators lost their first matchup of the season to the Terre Haute Rex in a elven to ten shootout.   The Aviators got out to an early lead scoring two runs in the top of the first inning, with RBIs off the bats of Brent Todys and Tyler Powers. Todys and Powers have been some of the most productive batters for th... Continue Reading
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