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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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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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