Timber Rattlers snap Bandits' 6-game win streak


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Posted Online: May 13, 2014, 10:32 pm
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Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits dropped a 10-4 game against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Tuesday night in Midwest League action at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wis. With the loss, the Bandits drop below the .500 mark with a 18-19 record, 8.5 games out of first. It also snapped a six-game winning streak.
How it happened: Wisconsin opened the game with a 3-run first inning, scoring in six out of 8 innings, and were up 6-0 after four innings. The Bandits managed to score four runs in the sixth, but failed to score in the other innings.
On the mound: Edison Frias dropped to 1-2 after allowing six runs on eight hits in four innings. He recorded three strikeouts and did not walk a batter. Zach Morton and Andrew Walter each pitched two innings of relief and each gave up two runs.
At the plate: QC managed 10 hits in the loss, with every player getting a hit and Tanner Mathis recording two. Third baseman Tyler White hit his first home run of the season.
Worth noting: QC went 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position and did not work a walk. Wisconsin managed to work just two walks to account for its 16 baserunners.
Up next: The finale of the three-game series is scheduled for tonight, slated or a 6:35 start at Fox Cities Stadium.



















 



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