River Bandits Announce April 26 Home Opener

Free Admission for Saturday Game Highlights Huge First Weekend

April 24, 2019 12:11 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits announced Wednesday that the team will play its first home game of the 2019 season at Modern Woodmen Park on Friday, April 26 at 6:35 p.m. against the Clinton LumberKings. The recent construction of an elevated walkway allowing fans to cross the railroad tracks and enter the ballpark will make it possible for the River Bandits to play games on their home field later this week.

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Hansen and Freure One-Hit Chiefs in 8-0 Win

(Josh Franzen)

April 23, 2019 4:45 PM ET

Austin Hansen and R.J. Freure combined on the second shutout of the season, allowing just one hit in the process, as the Quad Cities River Bandits evened their three-game series against the Peoria Chiefs with an 8-0 win on Tuesday afternoon. The River Bandits offense also collected a season-high 13 hits in the contest.

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Parsons Blanks Bandits to Open Series

(Josh Franzen)

April 22, 2019 10:54 PM ET

Tommy Parsons tossed the first complete game of the Midwest League season to guide the Peoria Chiefs to a 7-0 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits in the opening game of a three-game series on Monday night at Dozer Park. The right-hander allowed a pair of doubles in the third inning and nothing else as he improved to 3-0 on the season. The River Bandits have been held scoreless in three of the last four games.

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Bandits Walk-Off with 4-3 Win in Series Finale

(Josh Franzen)

April 20, 2019 5:22 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits will head into their first scheduled off day of the 2019 season on a positive note after a walk-off 4-3 win over the Kane County Cougars in Peoria on Saturday afternoon. The Bandits erased a 3-0 deficit by scoring in each of the final four innings in the contest. With runners on the corners in the bottom of the ninth, Andy Pineda bounced a single through the right side to score the winning run.

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Kane County Throws Combined No-Hitter Against Bandits

(Josh Franzen)

April 19, 2019 10:26 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits were held without a hit for the first time since 2017 in a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Kane County Cougars on Friday night at Peoria's Dozer Park. It represented the tenth time the team has been no-hit in their franchise history. The River Bandits have not scored in the last 22 innings that they have come to the plate.

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Bandits Stymied in 2-0 Loss

(Rich Guill)

April 18, 2019 10:47 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits were limited to just three hits in a series-opening 2-0 loss to the Kane County Cougars at Peoria's Dozer Park on Thursday night. The entire series was relocated from Modern Woodmen Park due to a lack of access to the ballpark

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Wednesday Game Postponed in Cedar Rapids

April 17, 2019 5:23 PM ET

Due to the threat of severe weather in Cedar Rapids, the Quad Cities River Bandits series finale Wednesday evening against the Cedar Rapids Kernels has been postponed.

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Bandits Can't Contain Kernels on Tuesday

(Josh Franzen)

April 16, 2019 11:07 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits surrendered a season-high in runs and hits and also walked a season-high nine batters in falling 11-2 to the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Tuesday night at Perfect Game Field. Cedar Rapids pounded out nine extra-base hits on the night and five different players collected three hits.

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Dubin Dominates, Bandits Collect 13 Hits in 7-2 Win

(Josh Franzen)

April 15, 2019 10:32 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits received a dominant performance on the mound from Shawn Dubin and collected a season-high 13 hits to record a 7-2 win over Cedar Rapids on Monday night at Perfect Game Field. All nine hitters in the Bandits lineup finished with at least one hit.

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Bandits Win Streak Ends in 6-3 Loss

(Rich Guill)

April 14, 2019 5:34 PM ET

The Quad Cities River Bandits had their five-game winning streaked snapped by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in a 6-3 loss at Fox Cities Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Wisconsin hitters capitalized on eight walks from Bandits pitchers and collected eight hits. The Bandits took two of the three games in the series.

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