Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

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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Allen’s hitting streak ends, but TinCaps win game

Fort Wayne TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 0-for-3 Saturday, ending his franchise-best hitting streak at 24 consecutive games. But his sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th inning tied the score, setting up pinch-hitter Tyler Selesky’s walk-off single to beat … Continue reading

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Kruzel becomes all-time winningest Chiefs manager

The Peoria Chiefs split their doubleheader against the Quad Cities River Bandits on Saturday, but their Game 1 victory is all manager Joe Kruzel needed to become the club’s all-time winningest manager. Peoria’s 4-3 win was No. 211 for the Chiefs … Continue reading

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Hernandez homers in 1st MLB game; Musgrove gets 1st MLB win

Ex-River Bandits outfielder Teoscar Hernandez homered Friday in his first major-league game for the Houston Astros, who beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3, earning former Quad Cities pitcher Joe Musgrove his first MLB win. In addition to his solo shot, … Continue reading

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Gustave makes MLB debut; Devenski gets 1st MLB win

Two former Quad Cities River Bandits pitchers achieved personal firsts in the major leagues as their Houston Astros swept the Minnesota Twins in a doubleheader Thursday. RHP Jandel Gustave made his major-league debut in the first game, pitching the 9th … Continue reading

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