Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Wild-card races remain tight with two days left in season

The second-half wild-card races in both divisions of the Midwest League remain tight heading into the penultimate day of the regular season. With an 11-1 win over the Lake County Captains last night, the Dayton Dragons have regained the wild-card … Continue reading

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Clinton, QC split doubleheader

I’m in the Quad Cities for a couple days, so I took in the LumberKings-River Bandits doubleheader at Modern Woodmen Park on Friday. The two teams split the double dip. The first game was a pitchers duel won 1-0 by … Continue reading

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Dragons, TinCaps tied for Eastern Division wild-card lead

As I wrote yesterday, the race for the second-half Eastern Division wild-card spot in the Midwest League playoffs is a close five-team race. Now, with only four days left in the regular season, it’s even closer. Here’s the short version: … Continue reading

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Captains, Kernels clinch 2nd-half division titles

The Midwest League playoff picture became clearer Wednesday night, but the second-half wild-card teams are still to be determined for both divisions. In the Eastern Division, the Lake County Captains clinched the second-half division title, which means they will face … Continue reading

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River Bandits extend PDC with Astros through 2016

In a joint press conference held Tuesday at Modern Woodmen Park, the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Houston Astros announced a two-year extension of their player development contract (PDC), which now runs through the 2016 season. Previously teamed with the … Continue reading

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Bernard named MWL MVP; Velazquez is Prospect of Year

West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard was named the Midwest League MVP for 2014, while South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez was named the league’s Prospect of the Year. Bernard is batting .328 with 6 HR, 45 RBI, 44 … Continue reading

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Snappers make most of few hits to beat Rattlers

The Beloit Snappers beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4-2 on Sunday despite being outhit 13-3. The Timber Rattlers scored first, taking a 1-0 lead on a solo homer by SS Angel Ortega in the bottom of the 3rd inning. Timber Rattlers SP … Continue reading

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