August 5, 2013 (0 comments)
Traverse City pulled within a run in the top of the ninth, but Lake Erie's Jordan Wellander was able to batten down the hatches to get the Crushers a huge 5-4 over the first place Beach Bums.
August 3, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie got a dominating performance by starter Matt Rein on Saturday and the offense followed in step for a 7-3 victory over first place Traverse City.
July 30, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie treaded water Monday in Evansville by winning game one of a double header and dropping game two. In game one, the Crushers got a strong performance out of starter Matt Smith. Smith has been having an up and down season so far this year, but Monday on the road he was almost untouchable.
July 29, 2013 (0 comments)
Extra innings has been a common theme for the Lake Erie Crushers and Sunday night in Evansville was another late game as the Crushers came out on top 9-8 in 14 innings.
July 28, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie dropped another close ball game on Saturday falling to River City 3-2 in a game where the Crushers couldn't catch a break.
July 27, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie's offense was shut down Friday night in Avon as the Crushers (31-28) fell to River City 3-1 in another rightly contested match. As things heat up for the second half of the year, the Crushers, who sit in fourth place in the east, fell behind a full two games behind Southern Illinois despite getting a solid outing from Alex Kaminsky on the mound.
July 22, 2013 (1 comments)
Lake Erie (28-26) rebounded from Saturday's no hit loss with late 2-1 victory over the Grizzles on Sunday. Coming off of the team's worst loss of the season, the Crushers regrouped on the mound and at the plate to take the series from Gateway.
July 21, 2013 (0 comments)
A night after getting a big win over first place Gateway, the Crushers suffered a devastating 9-0 loss Saturday night and were no-hit by the Grizzlies' Tim Brown.
July 20, 2013 (0 comments)
The Lake Erie Crushers picked right back up where they left off before the all star break with a 3-2 road victory over first place Gateway on Friday.
July 14, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie fell a few feet short of a four game sweep of the Frontier Greys Sunday in Avon falling 3-2 in a defensive battle. All star Dave Middendorf just didn't have it in him as he made one crucial mistake in his four innings of work on the mound.
July 13, 2013 (0 comments)
For the first time this season, Lake Erie cleared the .500 mark by winning both seven inning games of a double header against the Frontier Greys Friday night in Avon. Winning game one in a pitchers duel 2-1 with reliever Mickey Jannis on the hill, the Crushers held on to the momentum for a 7-2 thrashing in the second game.
July 7, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie's offense was shut down Sunday night as the Crushers dropped the rubber match of a weekend series with Rockford 2-1.
July 7, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie could not complete a late comeback Saturday night as errors costs the Crushers a 4-3 loss to Rockford. After winning four games in a row at home, the Crushers streak came to a halt, despite a promising chance to get the win.
July 6, 2013 (0 comments)
Daniel Bowman gave Lake Erie fans a second night of fireworks, but he did this one with his bat.
Tied up at 5-5 in the bottom of the tenth inning
July 1, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie put forth a disappointing effort Sunday in Traverse City, falling to the Beach Bums 8-0 on just two hits to be swept in the weekend series. After winning seven of their last nine games, the Crushers came in on an odd schedule after each game of last week's series against the Frontier Greys was rained out and pushed further into the night. Coming out flat in key situations this weekend, the Crushers were outscored 18-5 with the majority of the runs coming on Sunday.
June 30, 2013 (0 comments)
A late comeback fell just short as Lake Erie scored a run in the eighth inning, but fell to Traverse City 3-2. Starter Dave Middendorf pitched a compete game with all three runs earned on five hits. Falling behind 2-0 in the first, Middendorf settled in but Lake Erie's offense could not get on track.
June 29, 2013 (0 comments)
Traverse City picked up a 7-3 victory Friday night in the opening game of a weekend series with Lake Erie. The Crushers fell behind early on and struggled to climb the hill back on top. Starter Alex Kaminsky earned the loss after giving up four runs on five hits and four walks in four innings of work.
June 27, 2013 (0 comments)
After several days of severe storms, Lake Erie and the Frontier Greys were finally able to finish Tuesday's game, losing 6-4, but game number two of the doubled header was another rainout. In front of one of the largest crowds seen at All Pro Freight Stadium this season at 3,140, rain put everyone on hold again Wednesday.
June 24, 2013 (0 comments)
Max Casper is just a big kid playing the game he loves. Whether he's in the field, at the plate or in the dugout, the Crushers' second baseman always seems to be having the time of his life. He has since settled in as the Crushers leadoff hitter and second baseman, and the IBI's Matt Lofgren has the story.
June 24, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie was powered to a 4-3 victory Sunday over Schaumburg to take the weekend series and improve to a game below .500 for the season at 16-17.