LumberKings at Loons – Game 99

Gameday 7-23

Today is one of those Pure Michigan type of days

Greetings from Midland, home of the Great Lakes Loons. The LumberKings after winning their 4,000th game as a member of the Midwest League go for their third win of the trip in tonight’s series opener. Pablo Lopez goes for Clinton, making his 10th start of the year. He is 5-0, and has not allowed more than two earned runs in any start. Caleb Ferguson goes for Great Lakes, making just his second start as a member of the Loons. Now for the links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame Interview With Dalton Kelly

And now, the lineup!

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LumberKings at Lugnuts – Game 97

Gameday 7-22

Midwest League Win #4000 On The Line

Tonight the Clinton LumberKings can do something that no member of the Midwest League has done, and that’s win 4,000 games. Clinton sends Ronald Dominguez to the hill to try and accomplish that feat. Dominguez went six shutout innings in his last start against South Bend on Thursday, striking out seven while walking just one. Lansing counters with lefty Ryan Borucki, who is second on the team with 6 wins. Rain was an issue earlier but it has gone away, so now lets get to the links and the lineup!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with last night’s hero Chris Mariscal

MLB Pipeline’s New Top 30 Mariners Prospects after yesterday’s trade with the Cubs

And now, the lineup!

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First pitch is at 6:05 central, with the Iowa Pork Producers Pregame Show hitting the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM at 5:50 CT. You can also stream the game online here. Enjoy the game, and as always, #LumberUp@

LumberKings at Lugnuts – Game 96

Gameday 7-20

Here they go Nuts…Lugnuts that is

Greetings from beautiful Lansing, the state capital of Michigan! The LumberKings after a 5-1 home stand start a six game road trip with a Wednesday night matchup in Lansing against the Lugnuts. Nick Neidert goes for the LumberKings, making his fourth road start in his last five total starts. He only went one inning in his last start against South Bend, but it was a scheduled one inning. Lansing counters with lefty Angel Perdomo, who is fourth in the Midwest League in strikeouts. The LumberKings will face three lefties in the series, the only time all year they have faced more than one left hander in a series. Its a wonderful day for baseball here in Lansing, so how about some links?!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame Interview With Manager Mitch Canham

And now, the lineup!

Starting-Lineup-July-20th

First pitch is at 6:05 CT, with the pregame show hitting the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM at 5:50. You can listen online here. Enjoy the game, and as always, #LumberUp!

 

LumberKings at River Bandits – Game 87

Gameday 7-9

Thats a fine bridge we got here in the QC

After a disappointing series opener last night, the LumberKings are back in Quad Cities for a 6 PM showdown with the River Bandits. Lefty Luiz Gohara makes his second start of the season for the LumberKings, after making his debut on Monday in Clinton. Quad Cities goes with hard throwing righty Albert Abreu, who gave up five earned runs in 2.2 innings against Clinton on June 1st. Now lets go to the links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with hitting coach Cesar Nicolas

And the lineup!

Starting-Lineup-July-9th

 

The game broadcast will be on lumberkings.com until 6:30 when it will then hit the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM. Iowa Pork Producers Pregame Show starts at 5:45. Enjoy the game, and #LumberUp!

 

LumberKings at River Bandits – Game 86

Gameday 7-8

Oh lovely day!

After taking three of four at home against Burlington, the LumberKings hit the road for a brief four game trip down to Modern Woodmen Park to square up with the Quad Cities River Bandits. Nick Neidert takes the hill for Clinton, aiming to win his fifth start in a row. Last time out in Wisconsin, he went a career high eight innings, striking out 11 while allowing just two runs. Going for Quad Cities is righty Franklin Perez, who will be making his sixth start of the year for the River Bandits. In his one appearance against the LumberKings, he allowed two runs over three innings. It’s a great night for baseball on the banks of the Mississippi, so lets get to the links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with Mariners Assistant General Manager Jeff Kingston

Jackson’s Brett Ash named Southern League Pitcher Of The Week

And now, the lineup!

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First pitch is at 7 PM, with the Iowa Pork Producers Pregame Show hitting the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM at 6:45 PM. You can also listen online here. Enjoy the game, and as always, #LumberUp!

LumberKings at Chiefs – Game 80

Gameday 7-2

Saturday evening on the river, can’t be beat!

After losing two straight one run ballgames, the LumberKings look to get back on track with a special 5 PM start against Peoria. Making a spot start for the LumberKings is Ronald Dominguez, who will be making his first career start at any level. Dominguez with the LumberKings has only allowed four earned runs, with all of them coming on the road. Peoria will counter with Sandy Alcantara, the only Chiefs regular starter Clinton has not yet seen. In his last start at Beloit, he allowed four earned runs over six innings. Now for some links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame Interview With Conner Hale

And now, the lineup!

Starting-Lineup-July-2nd

First pitch is at 5 PM, and the broadcast will be on lumberkings.com until 6:30 when it hits the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM. Enjoy the game, and as always, #LumberUp!

LumberKings at Chiefs – Game 79

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Oh lovely day between the two first half playoff teams

After an extra inning game that was delayed for an hour and 39 minutes due to rain, the LumberKings are back at it today following an overnight bus ride from Appleton to Peoria. Jeffeson Medina goes for the LumberKings, making his fifth start of the year. In his only other start against the Chiefs, Medina allowed one unearned run over 4.1 innings on June 15th. Peoria counters with Junior Fernandez, who has allowed seven earned runs over five innings against the LumberKings spanning two starts. Now, its time for the links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with new starting pitcher Luiz Gohara

And now the lineup!

Starting-Lineup-July-1st

First pitch is at 7 PM, with Brad Seward and I hitting the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM at 6:45. You can listen to the game online here. Enjoy the game, and #LumberUp!

LumberKings at Timber Rattlers – Game 78

Gameday 6-30

Rain rain, go away

The LumberKings look for their eighth straight win and their second consecutive series sweep tonight against Wisconsin (weather permitting). Pablo Lopez goes for the LumberKings, making his sixth start of the year. In his last outing on Saturday against Kane County, he went seven shutout innings, allowing just four hits in the process. He bested Brewers rehabber Matt Garza the last time he was at Neuroscience Group Field, allowing one run over six innings. Countering for Wisconsin is their ace Marcos Diplan, who has a 1.99 ERA and a team leading 80 strikeouts. Hopefully the weather will cooperate, but for now, here are the links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with Dalton Kelly

Nice article from MiLB on now former LumberKing and current Bakersfield Blaze outfielder Braden Bishop

And now, the lineup!

Starting-Lineup-June-30th

UPDATE: Tarp is coming off, and we should be ready to play at 7:05!

LumberKings at Timber Rattlers – Game 77

Gameday 6-29

Just hanging down the line

How does six wins in a row sound? I think it sounds nice. How about seven? That sounds better, and that’s what the LumberKings hope to accomplish tonight in the third game of a four game set against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Starting tonight for Clinton is their workhorse, Zack Littell, who leads the league in innings pitched and also tied for the league lead in strikeouts. Wisconsin counters with former Mariners farmhand Freddy Peralta, who has allowed nine earned runs in seven innings pitched against the LumberKings this season. The weather has warmed up here in Appleton, and the LumberKings look to trend with the weather and win their seventh in a row. Now for the links!

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with reliever Spencer Herrmann

Former LumberKings Dylan Unsworth and Tyler O’Neill were selected to play for Team World in the Futures Game. Story from Jackson Generals broadcaster Brandon Liebhaber.

And now, the lineup!

Starting-Lineup-June-29th

First pitch is at 7:05, and the Iowa Pork Producers Pregame Show hits the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM at 6:50. You can also listen to the game online here. Enjoy the game, and #LumberUp!

LumberKings at Timber Rattlers – Game 76

Gameday 6-28

Day baseball, lets do this!

Its a beautiful day for a day game, so the LumberKings get right back at it after an 10-2 victory last night to try and win their sixth game in a row. Nick Neidert goes for Clinton, aiming to win his fifth game of the year. His last time out, Neidert punched out 12 Kane County Cougars over six innings, earning his third straight quality start. Conor Harber goes for Wisconsin, making his fifth start of the year. He will be followed in tandem by Jake Drossner. Now for the quick links and lineup.

Today’s Media Notes

Pregame interview with manager Mitch Canham

And, today’s lineup!

Starting-Lineup-June-28th

First pitch is at 12:05 with the Iowa Pork Producers Pregame Show hitting the airwaves of WCCI 100.3 FM at 11:50. You can also listen to the game online here. Enjoy the game, and #LumberUp!