Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
May 30 2019

Aviators Start Season With a Win

  The Lafayette Aviators started their 60 game season with a 10 to 7 win over the West Virginia Miners.   The Aviators opened up scoring with three runs in the top of the second inning, but the Miners responded with four runs of their own in the bottom of the inning. The Miners held the lead until sixth inning where the Aviators finall... Continue Reading
May 20 2019

Aviators and People’s Brewing Co Announce New Craft Beer Area and Local Brewery Spotlight

For Immediate Release  Contact: John Fante Office: (765) 464-6810 LAFAYETTE, IN – The Lafayette Aviators and People’s Brewing Co. are proud to announce a new addition to Aviators home games. Throughout the course of the season, People’s Brewing Co will be the presenter of the People&rsq... Continue Reading
May 16 2019

Aviators Announce Free Meet the Team Event

For Immediate Release Contact: Zach Chartrand zachc@lafayettebaseball.comOffice: (765) 464-6810 Aviators Announce Free Meet the Team Event, May 29 The Lafayette Aviators are happy to announce a free Meet the Team event set for May 29th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Loeb Stadium, presented by the Lafayette Journal &a... Continue Reading