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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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.

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