Bandits End First Half with Dramatic 3-2 Win

(Josh Franzen)

June 16, 2019 6:08 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits closed out the first half of their 2019 season with a dramatic 3-2 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Sunday afternoon at Modern Woodmen Park. Ross Adolph's go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning proved to be the difference as the River Bandits reached the all-star break with a 43-23 record.

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Bandits Beat Wisconsin 5-0 in Rain-Shortened Affair

(Josh Franzen)

June 15, 2019 10:31 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits struck early and heavy storms struck late allowing the Bandits to beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-0 in a rain-shortened game Saturday night at Modern Woodmen Park.

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Bandits Come Up Just Short in 3-2 Loss to Wisconsin

(Josh Franzen)

June 14, 2019 11:33 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits outhit the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Friday night at Modern Woodmen Park, but the one they needed in the final inning evaded them as they fell by a 3-2 score in the opening game of the series. With one run already in and the tying run at second base in the bottom of the ninth, Ross Adolph's hard line drive toward left was stabbed by Wisconsin's third baseman to end the game.

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Bandits Split Twin Bill in Beloit

(Josh Franzen)

June 14, 2019 12:10 AM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits split their Thursday doubleheader with the Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field. They were shut out by Rafael Kelly and Eric Marinez in a 2-0 loss in the first game before bouncing back with an 8-6 win the nightcap.

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Bandits Postponed in Beloit

June 12, 2019 8:05 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits scheduled game in Beloit on Wednesday evening was postponed due to persistent rain at Pohlman Field. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday night beginning at 5:00 p.m. The twin bill will feature a pair of seven inning games with approximately 30 minutes between games.

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Bandits Pound 20 Hits, Hang on for 10-9 Win

(Josh Franzen)

June 12, 2019 12:05 AM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits pounded out 20 hits, the most in a game since 2012, but had to hang on down the stretch to knock off the Beloit Snappers 10-9 in the opening game of the series at Pohlman Field. Beloit put the potential winning run on second base in the bottom of the ninth before Riley Cabral struck out Max Schuemann to end the game. The River Bandits clinched the first half Western Division title with the win and Burlington's loss earlier in the night.

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Daniels and Castellanos Added to All-Star Team

(Josh Franzen)

June 11, 2019 3:53 PM ET

The Midwest League announced that two Quad Cities River Bandits pitchers have been added to the Western Division all-star roster on Tuesday. Right-handed pitchers Brett Daniels and Humberto Castellanos will take the roster spots that opened when the Bandits Austin Hansen and Wisconsin's Aaron Ashby were promoted to the Advanced-A level. The two additions will join Jeremy Pena, Austin Dennis, Cesar Salazar, Trey Dawson, and Matt Ruppenthal at the game in South Bend on June 18.

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Forgettable Fifth Inning Derails Bandits in 9-3 Loss

(Rich Guill)

June 10, 2019 11:57 PM ET

The Kane County Cougars used six runs in the top of the fifth inning to beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 9-3 in the final game of a four-game series at Modern Woodmen Park on Monday night. Despite the loss, the River Bandits magic number to win the Western Division was reduced to one with Burlington's loss to Clinton.

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Deason Named Midwest League Pitcher of the Week

(Josh Franzen)

June 10, 2019 12:26 PM ET

Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Cody Deason has been named the Midwest League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 3-June 9. He is the third River Bandits pitcher to earn a weekly award from the league, joining Shawn Dubin and Luis Garcia. Garcia was honored by the league last week.

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Wielansky's Big Hit Helps Bandits Surprise Cougars 5-3

(Josh Franzen)

June 9, 2019 11:29 PM ET

Michael Wielansky's go-ahead three-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning helped the Quad Cities River Bandits earn a 5-3 victory on the same night in which they clinched a berth in the Midwest League playoffs. Earlier in the day, the Peoria Chiefs victory over the Cedar Rapids Kernels secured the Bandits third consecutive postseason appearance.

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