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.