River Bandits defeat bees 7-5

Bees infielder and 2019 draft selection Morgan McCollough collected his first Midwest League hit in the Bees 7-5 loss.

By Bees Media Relations / Burlington Bees | June 26, 2019 11:21 PM

Hector Yan's no hit streak of hitless inning ended at 11.2 in the first inning of a loss to the Quad Cities River Bandits Thursday night. Hit scoreless streak ended at 17.2 in the third. The Bandits beat the Bees 7-5.

 

With Quad Cities ahead 2-0 in the bottom of the fourth Kevin Maitan singled to center. One out later Nonie Williams singled to right with Maitan running to make it first and third. Williams stole his 14th base of the year. Spencer Griffin singled to second loading the bases. Justin Jones was hit by a pitch to earn a tough RBI.

 

Harrison Wenson followed with a deep fly ball double to left-center driving in Williams and Griffin. Newcomer Morgan McCullough collected his first Midwest League hit and RBI with a single to left. Wenson went to third then scored on Connor Fitzsimons double to right. Bees up 5-2.

 

The lead was short-lived as the Bandits came back with three in the top of the fifth, one in the seventh and one in the eighth to take the 7-5 lead that would end up being the final.

 

Wenson finished with two hits in four trips and two RBI. Williams was also two-for-four, with a walk and the stolen base.

 

Yan did not figure in the decision. Tyler Smith took the loss. He is 5-2 on the year.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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