4/17 @ Lansing Game Notes

The Lugnut top ranked pitching staff (2.02 ERA through 11 games) was as advertised last night, as was Archie Bradley, who tallied a career-high eight strikeouts over five no-hit innings. A combination of four Lugnuts pitchers merged to strikeout 16, including eight in a row at one point late in the game. Archie struck out seven of the final 11 he faced and was particularly strong the second time through the order for a second straight start. Archie now has 22 strikeouts over 16 innings.

Tonight Jeff Shields vies for his first win of 2012 after looking razor sharp last week against Dayton.

It’s another cold and breezy day in Lansing. Just stepped outside and the temperature was in the upper 40s. Should bode well for the pitchers tonight.

April 17 Game Notes @ Lansing    (Notes Attached)

Game #12 | Game 2 of 3

7:05 p.m. EST | Cooley Law School Stadium | Lansing, Mich.

South Bend Silver Hawks (5-6) vs. Lansing Lugnuts (10-1)

RHP: Jeff Shields (0-1, 1.50 ERA)   LHP: Dave Rollins (1-0, 2.00)

Pregame show: 6:45 p.m. EST … broadcast can be found here.

Please e-mail me at tlucian@silverhawks.com if you lose feed at any point.

Feel free to participate with our trivia. Question will be posted on Twitter (@radiohawks) this afternoon (after I finish this post) and read aloud on the air during the fifth inning. The answer will be revealed shortly thereafter. All correct answers will have a chance to win a $10 card to TGI Fridays. Answers can be posted here, tweeted to @radiohawks or silverhawkstrivia@yahoo.com.

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