Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

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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2016 MWL manager of the year returning to South Bend

The 2016 Midwest League manager of the year, Jimmy Gonzalez, will return for a third season at the helm of the South Bend Cubs in 2017. Gonzalez led the Cubs to an 84-55 record in the regular season this year, … Continue reading

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Iowa state senator joins River Bandits ownership group

Iowa state senator Roby Smith has joined the Quad Cities River Bandits ownership team, replacing former part-owner Bob Herrfeldt, the team announced Thursday. Managing partner Dave Heller co-owns the team. Smith has served as a Republican state senator for Iowa’s District 47 since 2010. The Davenport … Continue reading

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