June 28, 2016

Partly cloudy

Frontier League playoffs: Crushers veteran Andrew Davis knows what it takes to win championships

The last time Andrew Davis played in a home playoff game, he delivered one of the biggest home runs — in length and in meaning — in Lake Erie Crushers history. With the bases loaded and two outs in the fifth inning of Game 4 of the 2009 Frontier League Championship Series against the River Read More…

Crushers use crazy ninth inning to rally past Greys, reduce magic number to make playoffs to one

AVON — All Frontier Greys second baseman Ryan Kiesel had to do was take the ball out of his glove and toss it over to first. But sometimes, when Freight Magic interferes, the simplest task goes awry for visiting teams and leads to a wild celebration for the Lake Erie Crushers. Kiesel, who moved to Read More…

Crushers move closer to playoff berth thanks to Dave Middendorf’s one-hit shutout against Greys

AVON — It’s safe to say Dave Middendorf has emerged as a big-game pitcher for the Lake Erie Crushers. That was never more evident than Saturday night. With the Crushers treating their last five regular-season games as must-wins, the 6-foot-3, 225-pound left-hander came through with one of the best pitching performances in the franchise’s five-year Read More…