Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Eaves’ three hits lead Bees to victory

Despite LHP Sean Newcomb’s first bad outing as a pro, the Burlington Bees beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 5-4 at Modern Woodmen Park on Sunday. Newcomb, the top draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels this year, was making … Continue reading

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Chiefs pitchers fan franchise-record 23 in 14-inning game

Peoria Chiefs pitchers struck out 23 batters in their 14-inning win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday. That is believed to be a franchise record. SP Alex Reyes fanned 11 batters in six shutout innings, matching his career-high for strikeouts in … Continue reading

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Castillo, Feliz named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains SS Ivan Castillo and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 4-11. In six games during that period, Castillo … Continue reading

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Midwest League alumni report — August 6, 2014

Tuesday was an eventful day for Midwest League alumni. Some hit notable homers, others made memorable pitching performances … and one made a return appearance in the Midwest League on a rehab assignment. Two players of recent Midwest League vintage, Javier … Continue reading

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Four major-leaguers rehabbing in Midwest League this week

Four major-leaguers are scheduled to do rehab stints in the Midwest League this week, including a former All-Star and a current rookie slugger. The biggest name of the rehabbing major-leaguers is Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer, who is a six-time … Continue reading

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Trout named MVP of MLB All-Star Game

Los Angeles Angels CF Mike Trout was named MVP of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game after going 2-for-3 with a triple and a double — both of which drove in runs for the American League. Trout, 22, is the second-youngest player … Continue reading

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QC’s Feliz gives up game-winning HR in Futures Game

Both current Midwest League players on the World team got to pitch in the All-Star Futures Game, with Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz taking the loss in the U.S. team’s 3-2 win Sunday. Feliz pitched the bottom of … Continue reading

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LumberKings beat Cougars 2-1 in 14-inning pitchers duel

Even though I passed up the chance to see a doubleheader at Modern Woodmen Park, I still got to see 14 innings of Midwest League baseball Sunday. That’s because the game I attended at Ashford University Field lasted 14 innings, with the … Continue reading

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River Bandits-Timber Rattlers game postponed

A few hours of sometimes-intense rainfall Saturday afternoon resulted in the Quad Cities River Bandits-Wisconsin Timber Rattlers game being postponed. The game will be played as part of a doubleheader Sunday. I won’t be going to the Sunday doubleheader because I’m heading up … Continue reading

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