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7,588 Watch Lugs Cook Kernels, 4-1

    Lansing Lugnuts

June 14, 2024 – Midwest League (MWL)
Lansing Lugnuts news story

LANSING, Mich. – Chen Zhong-Ao Zhuang, Mitch Myers and Hunter Breault continued the Lansing Lugnuts’ (32-29) pitching dominance over the Cedar Rapids Kernels (3 4 -2 6) for a 4-1 victory at the front of a Friday night crowd of 7,588 at Jackson® Field™.


One night after a trio of Lugnuts combined for the franchise’s fourth no-hitter, the Kernels had seven hits — but they were all singles against Zhuang (5 innings, 5 hits, 1 run, 5 strikeouts); Myers (3 innings, 2 hits, 5 strikeouts); and Breault (1 perfect inning, 1 strikeout).

The Kernels finished the game with just one fruitless at bat with a runner in scoring position, scoring their lone run on a fielder’s choice by Misael Urbina in the fifth inning.

Things were different for the hosts: An RBI single by Cameron Masterman and Euribiel Ángeles’ RBI fielder’s choice in the first inning gave the Lugnuts a 2-0 lead, and an RBI single by Ángeles in the fifth inning and Danny Bautista , Jr. sacrifice fly in the eighth inning. provided the final margin.

The Lugnuts will go for their third straight win on Saturday night, Star Wars Night with postgame LAFCU Fireworks, with Top A’s pitching prospect Luis Morales starting at 7:05 p.m. Gates open at 6:00 PM. For tickets and further information, visit milb.com/lansing or call (517) 485-4500.

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