Category Archives: Tri-City ValleyCats

Power pitcher Whitley among Astros prospects assigned to QC

Five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Astros prospects are assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits, including Houston’s top 2016 draft pick. Forrest Whitley (No. 6), a 6-foot-7 power pitcher drafted 17th overall last year, is … Continue reading

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Bray, Paulino named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars CF Colin Bray and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP David Paulino respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 6-12. Bray played in seven games during that … Continue reading

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Fisher, Musgrove among prospects assigned to Quad Cities

Nine players selected in the top 10 rounds of the draft are assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits for the start of the 2015 season, including the Houston Astros’ top 2014 signee, OF Derek Fisher, and RHP Joe Musgrove. Fisher … Continue reading

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Midwest League players to watch: River Bandits and LumberKings

This fifth installment of my series previewing the 2014 Midwest League season focuses on the two MWL teams located closest to each other, the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Clinton LumberKings. (You can find links to the previous parts … Continue reading

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Appel throws four scoreless innings in MWL debut

The much-anticipated Midwest League debut of Mark Appel drew a good crowd to Modern Woodmen Park on Sunday, and the 2013 No. 1 overall draft pick didn’t disappoint. As was the case in his first start with the Tri-City ValleyCats earlier this month, Appel … Continue reading

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