Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Ex-Hot Rods hurler gets win in first MLB start

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher German Marquez earned his first major-league win in his first MLB start Wednesday. Marquez previously made three relief appearances for the Rockies, making his MLB debut two weeks ago, but Colorado called on him … Continue reading

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Wiel drives in 7 on final day to win MWL RBI title

Cedar Rapids Kernels first baseman Zander Wiel drove in seven runs on the final day of the regular season to win the Midwest League RBI title. He finished with five more RBI than Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan … Continue reading

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Kernels win 8th straight game, clinch playoff berth

The Cedar Rapids Kernels beat the Clinton LumberKings 6-1 Monday to win their eighth straight game and clinch a postseason berth for the fourth consecutive year. The win, combined with the Peoria Chiefs’ doubleheader sweep of the Burlington Bees earlier … Continue reading

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Loehr, Bautista named MWL players of the week

Beloit Snappers infielder Trace Loehr and Dayton Dragons RHP Wendolyn Bautista respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for Aug. 22-28. During that period, Loehr batted a robust .555 (15-for-27) with five doubles, four walks, … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch first playoff berth since 2013

The Bowling Green Hot Rods seem revved and ready to start the postseason. The team completed a five-game sweep of the Lake County Captains with a 14-2 win Thursday, clinching a playoff berth for the first time since 2013. The … Continue reading

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Vargas strikes out 17 in Cougars’ 4-2 win over Bandits

Kane County Cougars RHP Emilio Vargas struck out 17 and walked none in a dominant performance over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park on Saturday. The only blemish for Vargas occurred in the 9th inning. He gave up … Continue reading

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