Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Chiefs clinch first postseason berth since 2009

The Peoria Chiefs lost their game at Quad Cities on Thursday, but still clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 thanks to a Beloit Snappers loss at Wisconsin. Peoria entered the day needing only a win or a Beloit loss to get … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers even series with 6-3 win over Bees

Sthervin Matos had three hits and Luis Aviles drove in three runs to lead the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to a 6-3 win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday afternoon. The T-Rats victory evened the series at a win apiece. (Read … Continue reading

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Bees rally to beat Timber Rattlers 4-2

The Burlington Bees rallied for three runs in the top of the 8th inning to beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4-2 at Fox Cities Stadium on Monday. The three runs were scored off LHP Kodi Medeiros, the top draft pick … 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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Lugnuts pitcher suspended for drug violation

Lansing Lugnuts RHP Clinton Hollon was suspended 50 games Friday after testing positive for an amphetamine. The minor-league hurler was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2013 draft. He briefly pitched at rookie-level in 2013 … 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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Ex-Timber Rattler first openly gay active player in baseball

Former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers first baseman David Denson announced he is gay in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article late Saturday, making him the first active player affiliated with a Major League Baseball club to come out publicly. You can read … Continue reading

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