Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Martinez agrees to 5-year, $51 million deal with Cardinals

Former Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Carlos Martinez has agreed to a five-year deal with the Cardinals, reportedly getting $51 million and possibly another $35 million if St. Louis exercises two team options that would keep the right-hander with the … Continue reading

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Hoffman falls five votes short in HOF election

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, while Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero narrowly missed being able to join baseball’s newest immortals on stage July 30 in Cooperstown. Hoffman … Continue reading

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Quad Cities gets four new coaches for 2017 season

The Houston Astros announced their minor-league coaching assignments Tuesday, revealing that the Quad Cities River Bandits will have four new coaches for the 2017 season. The Quad Cities field staff will be manager Russ Steinhorn, pitching coach Drew French, hitting … Continue reading

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Rasmus reportedly agrees to one-year deal with Rays

Free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. Rasmus batted .206 with 15 HR and 54 RBI in 107 games with the Houston Astros last year. He played in the Midwest … Continue reading

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Kernels get familiar face as new manager

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have a new manager this year for the first time since 2013. But despite being a new skipper, he will be a familiar face to the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. The Twins announced … Continue reading

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