April 30, 2016

Elyria
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Cousins honored for helping to save infant from crash into house

AVON — Standing side by side, their arms wrapped around each other, Jacob Majkut and his cousin, Damian Garcia, looked out from the balcony of All Pro Freight Stadium and onto the diamond Friday night. To sum it up in their words — it was awesome. A far cry from the horror both Jacob, 12, Read More…

Crushers looking to ‘fill the bus’ at tonight’s game

Baseball caps may seem more at home at a Lake Erie Crushers games than spiral notebooks, but organizers at Fill the Bus are hoping fans will bring both tonight. United Way is planning to park a school bus at All Pro Freight Stadium before tonight’s game against the Rockford Aviators and kick off Fill the Read More…

Frontier League: Crushers fall to Aviators in 11 innings

AVON — The Lake Erie Crushers had just taken advantage of a former teammate’s wildness to score the leading run in the seventh inning Wednesday before all the positives came to a crashing halt. Relievers Trevor Longfellow and Mike Devine, with the assistance of a throwing error from Anderson Hidalgo, coughed up a one-run lead Read More…

Crushers take Game 1, but only get split with Aviators

AVON — Lovers of good pitching had to love Tuesday night’s Frontier League doubleheader at All Pro Freight Stadium. Lovers of the Crushers? Well, it was a love-hate kind of night for them. Zach Morton (4-2) and two relievers held the Aviators to just two hits in the opener and got some timely hits in Read More…

The Morning Hit–7/30/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what’s happening online so you don’t have to catch up later. As I’m getting older, I TOTALLY understand how people fall behind on trends and news. It’s frustrating. Anyway, I’m heading to the Lake Erie Crushers game in a little bit with The Goddard School Read More…

Crushers revert to old ways, fall to Freedom

AVON — The Lake Erie Crushers had been playing like a different team since the All-Star break, winning three straight series and winning each opening game in those series. In the process, they had gotten solid hitting, reliable pitching and put up nice run totals. On Tuesday against the Florence Freedom, the Crushers reverted to Read More…

Todd Kibby, Jose Barraza lead Crushers past Beach Bums

AVON — Two droughts came to an end Friday night for the Lake Erie Crushers in a 6-5 win over the Traverse City Beach Bums. Jose Barraza’s grand slam in the bottom of the fourth — his first home run of the season — was the first home run at All Pro Freight Stadium for Read More…

First half recap: Crushers hit bottom, not much else

Saying the first half of the Lake Erie Crushers’ season was a disappointment is putting it lightly. Not much went right for the Crushers and it showed in the Frontier League standings and in the All-Star Game, which will be played tonight in Schaumburg, Ill. The Crushers, at 19-29, are the worst team in the Read More…

Crushers 6, ThunderBolts 1: Light-hitting Lake Erie wins with big day at plate

AVON — The Lake Erie Crushers entered Sunday as the Frontier League’s worst hitting team, with a .231 average. Naturally, Lake Erie erupted for 13 hits, leading to a 6-1 win over the Windy City ThunderBolts in front of 2,248 fans at All Pro Freight Stadium. Of the 13 hits, 12 were singles. The only Read More…

Crushers fizzle in 7-0 loss to ThunderBolts

AVON — The only fireworks at All Pro Freight Stadium on Saturday night came well after the final out. The Lake Erie offense managed four hits, all singles, in a 7-0 loss to Windy City in front of a crowd of 4,016 that came out for a holiday doubleheader of baseball and the city of Read More…