Several 2012 Bandits are 2013 Chiefs


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Posted Online: March 31, 2013, 7:43 pm
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Marc Nesseler, nesseler@qconline.com
Seven players from the 2012 Quad Cities River Bandits baseball team will be on the 2013 roster of the Peoria Chiefs, with the St. Louis Cardinals moving their affiliation down I-74 this season.

Former Bandits now with the Chiefs are starting pitchers Tyrell Jenkins, Hector Hernandez and Dail Villaneueva; catcher Casey Rasmus; and outfielders Nick Martini, Michael Swinson and Jordan Walton.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
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