Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
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