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.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.

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