On Tuesday, the Toronto Blue Jays and the Lansing Lugnuts announced that they have extended their relationship through the 2018 season.

It is a two-year extension, according to both clubs, the Lugnuts have been the Blue Jays Class A affiliate since 2005.

The Lugnuts have been in Lansing since 1996 after moving from Springfield, Illinois.  They have also been affiliated with the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs in their history.