Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Top draft pick Royce Lewis goes 4-for-5 in MWL debut

Minnesota Twins prospect Royce Lewis — the No. 1 overall draft pick this year — made his Midwest League debut for the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Saturday, and he didn’t disappoint. Lewis went 4-for-5 (four singles and a strikeout) with … Continue reading

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Whitecaps set new MWL record with 24th shutout of season

The West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Great Lakes Loons 6-0 Friday for their 24th shutout of the season, breaking the old Midwest League record of 23 set by the 1974 Quad City Angels. Whitecaps starter Anthony Castro scattered four hits … Continue reading

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Whitecaps tie MWL shutouts record, get top Tigers prospect

The West Michigan Whitecaps tied the Midwest League record for shutouts pitched in a single season Sunday, and will send the Detroit Tigers’ top prospect to the mound in their first attempt to claim the record for their own Monday. The Whitecaps … Continue reading

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River Bandits no-hit Snappers for 8 innings in 8-2 win

The Quad Cities River Bandits held the Beloit Snappers hitless through eight innings Saturday on their way to winning 8-2 at Modern Woodmen Park. River Bandits RHP Ronel Blanco got the win, improving to 5-3 with a 3.32 ERA in the … Continue reading

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Trade moves Paredes from South Bend to West Michigan

A trade between the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers resulted in prospect Isaac Paredes moving up 11 games in the Midwest League standings. Paredes, who mainly played shortstop for South Bend this season, was assigned to West Michigan on Monday. … Continue reading

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