Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

MWL playoffs: Hot Rods, Chiefs, Whitecaps advance

In the Midwest League playoffs Thursday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Peoria Chiefs and the West Michigan Whitecaps all completed first-round sweeps while the Beloit Snappers and the Cedar Rapids Kernels finally got to play Game 1 of their … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Hot Rods, Chiefs, Whitecaps take 1-0 leads

Three of the first-round Midwest League playoff series began Wednesday, while the fourth one was postponed until Thursday because of rain. These series are best-of-three. Bowling Green Hot Rods 4, Lansing Lugnuts 3 (10 innings) The opening game of the … Continue reading

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Benson, Donato named Midwest League players of the week

Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Chad Donato respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 27 to September 3. During that period, Benson batted .357 (10-for-28) … Continue reading

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Whitecaps, Snappers claim last two MWL playoff spots

The West Michigan Whitecaps and the Beloit Snappers became the second-half wild-card teams with wins on Monday, the last day of the regular season. The Whitecaps beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 3-2 in 10 innings, in a play-in game of … Continue reading

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QC’s Donato named August’s MWL player of the month

Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Chad Donato was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for August. Donato won all six of his August starts while posting a 1.23 ERA, striking out 46 and walking seven in 36.2 innings. … Continue reading

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