Bandits move win streak to 6

Posted Online: May 12, 2014, 10:23 pm
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Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Monday night in Class A Midwest League action at Fox Cities Stadium. With their sixth straight victory, the Bandits clawed back to the .500 mark with an 18-18 record.

How it happened: QC blew a 3-1 lead but came back to plate an unearned run in the top of the seventh. Chan Moon reached on an error, moved to third on Jack Mayfield's single to center and scored on Conrad Gregor's sacrifice fly.

On the mound: Jandel Gustav (2-2), the third QC pitcher, closed out the game with four innings of shutout ball to get the victory. He allowed only two hits and struck out four without issuing a walk. He followed Michael Feliz and Patrick Christensen to the bump.

At the plate: QC pounded out nine hits in the win, led by Mayfield's 3-for-4 effort with a run and RBI. Gregor (three RBIs) and DH Brian Holberton were both 2-for-4.

Worth noting: Moline High School graduate Thomas Lindauer did not play in the game. … The Bandits made a roster move on Monday with Edison Frias transferred from extended spring training to the River Bandits active roster and Albert Minnis being sent back to Florida and extended spring training.

Up next: Game 2 of the three-game series is scheduled for tonight, slated for a 6:35 p.m. start at Fox Cities Stadium.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.

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