Every Monday, we'll name a new Lugnuts Player of the Week. Here's our very first honoree this year, and well deserving after two excellent outings to open the season:
A brief season recap: The Lugnuts won their first game of the season at Lake County, then lost three in a row. They came on home and won two in a row against Quad Cities, then dropped the next four.
After the homestand ended (culminating in a three-game sweep by Cedar Rapids), the Lugs boarded the team bus, rode off to Appleton, Wisconsin, and discovered this scene when they woke up:
The series opener is canceled tonight against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium, and the temperatures are not getting warmer any time soon.
Here's how the field looks: