Category Archives: 2018 Playoffs

River Bandits, Chiefs claim West Division playoff berths

The Quad Cities River Bandits and the Peoria Chiefs claimed the two Western Division playoff spots from the first half of the season. The River Bandits clinched the first-half division title Saturday when they beat the Burlington Bees 2-1 in … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch East Div. title; three-way tie atop West Div.

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps  7-2 Thursday to clinch the first-half Eastern Division title. The Lansing Lugnuts, who lost 4-3 to the Lake County Captains, will be the first-half Eastern Division wild-card team. The race … Continue reading

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Lugnuts clinch first-half playoff berth

The Lansing Lugnuts beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 4-2 Monday to clinch a first-half playoff berth. Lansing will face Bowling Green in the first round of the playoffs in September, after the Hot Rods clinched a playoff berth Sunday. The … Continue reading

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Noda, Balestrieri named MWL players of the week

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman Ryan Noda and Peoria Chiefs RHP Paul Balestrieri respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for June 4-10. In five games during that period, Noda batted .500 (7-for-14) with four … Continue reading

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