The Class-A Great Lakes Loons have clinched a playoff spot in the Midwest League. This is the seventh time the Loons have made the postseason, and just the third time they clinched in the first half. They clinched with a 41-22 record with four games left in the half.
FIRST HALF CHAMPS— Great Lakes Loons (@greatlakesloons) June 13, 2019
We've cleared the first hurdle with 4 games left! We'll have home-field advantage in the Midwest League Playoffs! One step closer to the ultimate prize. #NestLevelFun pic.twitter.com/UxQKzW0Sfg
Of course, celebrations were in order.
A victory shower for Shoe! pic.twitter.com/Oqz3lnwBiw— Great Lakes Loons (@greatlakesloons) June 12, 2019
The Loons will look to get their second Midwest League Championship since the team’s inception in 2007. The playoff schedule hasn’t been finalized, but they will take place after Labor Day.
On another note, the Midwest League All-Star rosters have been completed, and five Loons made the team. Jose Chacin (P), Austin Drury (P), Dillon Paulson (INF), Miguel Vargas (INF) and Niko Hulsizer will represent Great Lakes in the All-Star Game that will take place in South Bend on June 18.