Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Eventful MWL day highlighted by two-state doubleheader

Wednesday was eventful throughout the Midwest League, and for me personally, the highlight was being able to see a two-state doubleheader — nine-inning games in Kane County (afternoon) and Beloit (evening). The nightcap even included an inside-the-park home run! But more … Continue reading

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Guide to 2015 Midwest League coaches and prospects

Need help finding my posts about each Midwest League team’s prospects and coaching staff? The links below will take you right to them! Beloit Snappers Coaches Prospects Bowling Green Hot Rods Coaches Prospects Burlington Bees Coaches Prospects Cedar Rapids Kernels … Continue reading

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Miller limits Clinton to 1 hit in 6 innings

Kane County Cougars LHP Jared Miller’s first start of the season was forgettable, but his second start was memorable. Miller took a no-hitter into the 6th inning against the Clinton LumberKings on Wednesday, having given up only a 4th-inning walk at that … Continue reading

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Midwest League Opening Day 2015 wrap-up

Inclement weather postponed three games, but the 2015 Midwest League season still got off to a memorable start thanks to some big player performances. South Bend Cubs 2, Bowling Green Hot Rods 1 The home opener at South Bend’s Four … Continue reading

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Fisher, Musgrove among prospects assigned to Quad Cities

Nine players selected in the top 10 rounds of the draft are assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits for the start of the 2015 season, including the Houston Astros’ top 2014 signee, OF Derek Fisher, and RHP Joe Musgrove. Fisher … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Mark Buehrle

Toronto Blue Jays LHP Mark Buehrle turns 36 today. The former Burlington Bees hurler is a workhorse, having pitched over 200 innings in each of the last 14 seasons. Buehrle’s 200-inning streak began in 2001, the year after he made … Continue reading

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Blue Jays sign Santana to minor-league deal

LHP Johan Santana took a step forward in his comeback attempt Thursday by signing a minor-league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. Santana hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2012, when he went 6-9 with a 4.85 ERA and 111 strikeouts in … Continue reading

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