Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits lost their regular season finale, 8-5, on the road against the Burlington Bees. The Bandits finished their 2014 season with a 70-69 record.|
How it happened: The Bandits got off to a good start, getting a 2-0 lead on a pair of Marc Wik RBIs on a double, but the Bees answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead. It remained close throughout — the Bandits tying the game in the third and never trailing by more than two until Burlington came up with a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth.
On the mound: Michael Feliz (8-6) pitched the the finale for the Bandits but was rocked for 12 hits in five innings. He gave up five runs, four of them earned, to get saddled with the loss. He struck out six and didn't walk a batter.
At the plate: J.D. Davis and Dayne Parker each homered. Ryan Bottger went 3-for-5 and Bobby Boyd and Davis had two hits apiece.
Worth noting: Davis finished with a .303 average. Shortstop Thomas Lindauer, a Moline graduate, went 0-for-4 to finish the season with a .183 average. ... It was the second straight year that the Bandits finished with a winning campaign.
Up next: The 2015 season.
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