Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

River Bandits score 18, nearly no-hit LumberKings

The Quad Cities River Bandits scored 18 runs and came within two outs of no-hitting the Clinton LumberKings as the team collected its 15th shutout of the season Monday. Dean Deetz pitched the first seven innings for the River Bandits, … Continue reading

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Thompson, Gibbons named MWL players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Nick Thompson and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Sam Gibbons respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 17-23. In six games during that period, Thompson batted .458 … Continue reading

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Great pitching performances highlight Saturday’s MWL games

Saturday’s Midwest League game action included three great pitching performances. In Peoria, Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber struck out 10 while limiting the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to two hits and two walks in six scoreless innings. He won his 13th straight decision … Continue reading

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Sports Business Journal: Quad Cities top minor-league market

Three Midwest League markets are ranked among the top ten regions for minor-league sports in a report released by Sports Business Journal on Monday. The Quad Cities market, which includes the Midwest League’s Quad Cities River Bandits, Clinton LumberKings and Burlington Bees, … Continue reading

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Bradley, Strahan named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains first baseman Bobby Bradley and Dayton Dragons RHP Wyatt Strahan respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 10-16. It’s no surprise that Bradley won for offense, … Continue reading

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Midwest League wrap-up: Wednesday, August 12

I usually don’t devote a blog post to a day’s entire slate of Midwest League games, but when I do, it’s because a lot of notable things happened that day. Here’s a look at Wednesday’s MWL action: Great Lakes Loons … Continue reading

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Rehabbing Cardinals pitcher helps Chiefs no-hit LumberKings

Rehabbing St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia struck out six batters while pitching the first five innings of the Peoria Chiefs’ no-hitter over the Clinton LumberKings on Thursday. James Alfonso was the only Clinton batter to reach base, taking first … Continue reading

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