December 2, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie Crushers manager Jeff Isom has left the organization to take on the managerial reigns for the Joliet Slammers so be can be closer to home. The IBI's Kyle Ferrara recently spoke with Isom about the decision.
October 21, 2013 (3 comments)
Today we continue on with the year-end IBI Awards and move down to the minor leagues with the annual Tony Awards. We kick things off with the Rookie of the Year which is given to the Indians minor leaguer who had the best professional stateside debut this year. The Indians had several impressive debuts from players out of Latin America and the last two drafts, and Tony runs through all of the performances.
September 17, 2013 (0 comments)
The Schaumburg Boomers plated a trio of late runs at All Pro Freight Stadium on Tuesday night to claim the 2013 Frontier League Championship, in a 3-1 victory over the Lake Erie Crushers.
September 16, 2013 (0 comments)
The West Division Champion Schaumburg Boomers recorded another late inning victory to pull within a win of a Frontier League Championship, posting a 7-5 decision over the Lake Erie Crushers to grab a 2-0 advantage in the best-of-five series.
September 15, 2013 (0 comments)
Schaumburg scored two runs in the eighth to squeeze past Lake Erie 6-5 Saturday in game one of the best of five series for the Frontier League championship.
September 13, 2013 (0 comments)
In a game that endured three rain delays, and didn’t end until 1:11 AM, the Lake Erie Crushers outlasted the Traverse City Beach Bums, and secured a spot in the Frontier League Championship with a 5-4 victory at All Pro Freight Stadium.
September 11, 2013 (0 comments)
The Crushers scored 12 runs in the final three innings to finish the Beach Bums 13-3 and force a Game 5 in the Divisional Series of the Frontier League playoffs.
September 9, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie got a much needed win Sunday night at home to even up the East division playoff win at a win each with a 5-1 victory over Traverse City.
September 8, 2013 (0 comments)
After winning the team's first division title in team history, the Lake Erie Crushers came out flat against the Traverse City Beach Bums by dropping game one of the playoffs 8-0 Saturday night in Avon.
September 6, 2013 (0 comments)
The Lake Erie Crushers were held to just a pair of hits in the 2013 regular season finale on Thursday night, as they were defeated by the Traverse City Beach Bums, 2-0, at All Pro Freight Stadium.
September 5, 2013 (0 comments)
The Lake Erie Crushers captured their first divisional championship, with a 5-1 victory over the Traverse City Beach Bums at All Pro Freight Stadium on Wednesday night.
September 2, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie (54-39) scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to come back and defeat the Frontier Greys 4-3 Sunday night in Avon.
August 31, 2013 (0 comments)
Winning just one out of their last nine games, the Lake Erie Crushers collected themselves to grab a much needed 8-4 victory over the Frontier Greys Friday night in Avon.
August 28, 2013 (0 comments)
The Lake Erie Crushers lost their fourth straight road contest on Tuesday evening at Standard Bank Stadium, dropping the series opener, 9-0, to the Windy City ThunderBolts.
August 25, 2013 (0 comments)
Lake Erie scored a pair of runs late to comeback and tie the Schaumburg Boomers, but fell in extra innings 4-3 to lose their fifth in a row.
August 24, 2013 (1 comments)
After winning 11 in a row, the Lake Erie Crushers (50-35) have fallen on to some hard times as the team dropped their fourth in a row Friday night against first place in the west Schaumburg, 5-1.
August 23, 2013 (0 comments)
Beat me once, shame on you; beat me twice, shame on me; beat me three times, I'll pack my bags and go home. That's roughly how the saying goes, anyway. At least, that's the version the Crushers will be saying as they leave Normal, Illinois in a fashion that has been the opposite of normal for them of late.
August 21, 2013 (0 comments)
What kind of kryptonite are the Corn Belters hiding in Normal? Coming off a season-high 11-game win streak, the Crushers have lost the first two games of their three-game series against the Corn Belters, who have discovered the formula for beating the Frontier League's hottest team. The Crushers lost 4-3 as a late attempt at a comeback was unsuccessful.
August 21, 2013 (0 comments)
Jeff Isom has a lot of theories. One of them pertains to his starting pitchers, and it rang true on Tuesday night. Isom likes to say that out of ten starts, a pitcher will have his best stuff in two of them. In two others, they'll lack their usual good command. In the other six, they will be somewhere in between.
August 19, 2013 (0 comments)
The red hot Lake Erie Crushers tied a franchise record Sunday at All Pro Freight Stadium as the team won their 11th straight game with a series sweep of the Frontier Greys.