Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

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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Flood waters surround Modern Woodmen Park

Recent heavy rains throughout the Midwest have caused the Mississippi River to flood significantly. Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is completely surrounded by the river, as seen in the photo above. The ballpark is located along … Continue reading

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Alcantara, Feliz on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Two current Midwest League pitchers are on the World team roster for the All-Star Futures Game, which is scheduled to be played Sunday, July 13, at Target Field. Burlington Bees RHP Victor Alcantara was part of the initial World roster … Continue reading

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Kaminsky shuts down QC; Katz promoted to High-A

Peoria Chiefs LHP Rob Kaminsky continued his dominance of Midwest League batters Monday as he struck out seven in seven scoreless innings against the Quad Cities River Bandits. Kaminsky, the 2013 first-round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinals, gave … Continue reading

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Schwarber homers, but Cougars lose to Rattlers

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers beat the Kane County Cougars 3-2 Wednesday in a noon game that included a 27-minute rain delay. Whereas Tuesday’s game featured plenty of offense, Wednesday’s game was generally easier on the pitchers. Wisconsin’s starting pitcher, LHP Anthony … Continue reading

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Rogers, Martinez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 1B Jacob Rogers and Great Lakes Loons RHP Jonathan Martinez were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 16-22 (really June 19-22 because the MWL All-Star break … Continue reading

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