2016 News

  • Finish in Style
    September 04, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, beat the Washington Wild Things, 10-2, as the Crushers were able to get five runs between the fourth and the sixth inning to take the lead and pull away, along with seven strong innings by Juan Caballero (5-1) on Sunday night at All Pro Freight Stadium.
  • Big Loss
    September 03, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, fell to the Washington Wild Things, 9-3, after sloppy play defensively for Lake Erie and the pitching staff allowed nine unanswered runs after the second inning on Saturday night at All Pro Freight Stadium.
  • Hit Me with Your Best Shot
    September 02, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, continued their winning ways on Friday night, keeping their playoff hopes alive with a 6-1 victory over the Washington Wild Things at All Pro Freight Stadium.
  • Walk To Victory
    September 01, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, took down the Joliet Slammers, 8-2, as they scored three runs in the third and the fifth, propelling them to victory over the Slammers, on Thursday evening at All Pro Freight Stadium and are now just two games out of the final wild card spot.
  • Comeback Effort Falls Short
    August 31, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, saw a come from behind effort cut short at All Pro Freight Stadium on Wednesday evening, as they fell to the Joliet Slammers, 5-2.
  • Still in the Hunt
    August 30, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, kept their playoff hopes alive after scoring a 4-3 victory over the Joliet Slammers at All Pro Freight Stadium on Tuesday night.
  • Streak Snapped at Five
    August 28, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, fell to the Traverse City Beach Bums, 2-1 as the Crushers are held scoreless after the second inning while Beach Bums’ starter, Kramer Champlin (5-6) threw a complete game.
  • Five Straight
    August 27, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, took down the Traverse City Beach Bums, 5-4 at Wuerfel Park on Saturday night, getting four runs in the fourth inning along with good pitching by starter Josh Heddinger (4-5) and great defense.
  • Red Hot Offense
    August 26, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, got at least one hit from everyone in the order, as they accumulated two, three-run innings and beat the Traverse City Beach Bums, 12-5 on Friday night at Wuerfel Park.
  • A Booming Sweep
    August 25, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, scored 14 runs, including a seven-run fifth inning, and beat the Schaumburg Boomers, 14-1, to complete the sweep.
  • Keep On Rolling
    August 24, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, scored 10 runs on 11 hits on Wednesday night at Schaumburg Baseball Stadium, as they beat the Schaumburg Boomers 10-3, securing the series victory and will now go for the sweep tomorrow.
  • Hanging On
    August 23, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, and the Schaumburg Boomers found themselves locked in a back-and-fourth battle as the Crushers overcame the Boomers five run fifth inning, to win, 9-8 on Tuesday night at Schaumburg Baseball Stadium.
  • Win Some, Lose Some
    August 21, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, and the Traverse City Beach Bums started Saturday’s suspended game in the third inning on Sunday afternoon, and the Crushers held on, 3-2, but the Beach Bums got revenge with a 7-1 victory in game two of the twin bill.
  • Crushers and Beach Bums Suspended due to rain
    August 20, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, got through two innings of Saturday night’s game against the Traverse City Beach Bums at All Pro Freight Stadium before the game was suspended due to rain.
  • Stranded
    August 19, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, saw a five game winning streak come to an end on Friday night, as they dropped 5-2 decision to the Traverse City Beach Bums at All Pro Freight Stadium.
  • Clean Sweep
    August 18, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, recovered from a difficult first inning at All Pro Freight Stadium on Thursday night, and rallied from a 2-0 deficit to score a 4-2 victory over the Windy City Thunderbolts.
  • The Beat Goes On
    August 17, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, beat the Windy City ThunderBolts, 4-1 on Wednesday evening at All Pro Freight Stadium, with six innings from starting pitcher, Juan Caballero (2-1), and four runs on the board before the fourth inning.
  • Three in a Row
    August 16, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, used a come from behind effort to erase a 2-0 deficit on Tuesday night at All Pro Freight Stadium and scored a 5-3 victory over the Windy City Thunderbolts.
  • Not Today
    August 14, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, took down the Schaumburg Boomers, 2-0 in game one, and 4-0 in game two, on Sunday night at All Pro Freight Stadium, using impressive pitching from starting pitchers, Stetson Nelson (5-6) and Steven Hagen (5-5) who held the Boomers to three hits in the double-header.
  • Crushers and Boomers Postponed
    August 13, 2016
    Saturday night's game between the Lake Erie Crushers and Schaumburg Boomers at All Pro Freight Stadium has been postponed due to rain.
  • Crushers Fall to Boomers in Extra Innings
    August 12, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, fell to the Schaumburg Boomers in a back-and-forth battle on Friday night at All Pro Freight Stadium, 10-8, in 11 innings.
  • Extra, Extra!
    August 11, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, used three triples, two by Connor Oliver and one by Max Casper, to beat the Washington Wild Things, 7-3 on Thursday night, at CONSOL Energy Park.
  • Late Comeback Not Enough
    August 10, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, lose to the Washington Wild Things on Wednesday night, 4-3, as a late rally was not enough for the Crushers to comeback on the Wild Things who had built up a three run lead at CONSOL Energy Park.
  • Wild Day
    August 09, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, fall to the Washington Wild Things in game one, 1-0 on Tuesday evening, which was a game suspended in the third inning on May 22. The Crushers then dropped the second game, a seven inning contest, 4-3.
  • Freedom Flies in the Finale
    August 07, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, lose on Sunday night, 10-5, to the Florence Freedom, failing to come back from an early 6-0 deficit while also committing five errors.
  • Ninth Inning Thriller
    August 06, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, scored six runs before the seventh inning, and then plated a run in the ninth to beat former Crusher pitcher Jordan Kraus (4-8) and take down the Florence Freedom, 7-6 on Saturday night.
  • Grand Entrance
    August 05, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, saw their offense hit on all cylinders as they slammed three home runs and put together a six run inning in their comeback victory, 10-4 on Friday night, over the Florence Freedom.
  • Two Out Despair
    August 04, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, allowed the Southern Illinois Miners nine, two out runs as the Crushers fall, 13-5 on Thursday evening.
  • Crushers Snap Losing Streak with Win over Miners
    August 03, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, snapped a five-game losing streak on Wednesday morning with a 4-3 victory over the Southern Illinois Miners at All Pro Freight Stadium.
  • Miner Setback
    August 02, 2016
    The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, lost their fifth straight game on Tuesday night, falling to the Southern Illinois Miners, 4-0 at All Pro Freight Stadium.
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