Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Blankenhorn, Erwin named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Travis Blankenhorn and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for June 12-18. In seven games during that period, Blankenhorn batted .407 (11-for-27) with one … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids claims playoff berth with big win over Clinton

The Cedar Rapids Kernels claimed the final first-half playoff spot in a big way Sunday, beating the Clinton LumberKings 16-3 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. According to the LumberKings, it was Clinton’s most-lopsided loss to Cedar Rapids in the nearly 900 … Continue reading

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One playoff berth left to be claimed by CR or QC

Heading into the last day before the Midwest League All-Star break, the Cedar Rapids Kernels have a one-game lead over the Quad Cities River Bandits in the race for the final first-half playoff berth. That’s thanks to Cedar Rapids’ 2-1 … Continue reading

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Whitecaps clinch first-half Eastern Division title

The West Michigan Whitecaps were rained out Thursday, but they still clinched the first-half Eastern Division title thanks to a Dayton Dragons loss with only three games left in the first half. The Whitecaps clinched a first-half playoff berth Wednesday … Continue reading

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Cardinals’ Wong to start rehab stint in Peoria tonight

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong will begin a multiple-game rehab stint with the Peoria Chiefs tonight at Dozer Park. Wong, recovering from a left elbow strain, will bat leadoff and play second base for the Chiefs as the team … Continue reading

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