Bandits rained out; will play 2 today

Posted Online: April 12, 2014, 8:17 pm
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MIDLAND, Mich. – The Quad Cities River Bandits received an unexpected day off Saturday thanks to Mother Nature. The Bandits' evening Class A Midwest League game vs. the hosting Great Lakes Loons was postponed due to rain.

The two teams are scheduled to make up the game as part of a twinbill – two seven-inning games – this morning, starting at 11:05 Central. Quad Cities (4-4) is scheduled to go with right-hander Andrew Thurman (0-1) against Great Lakes right-hander Luis Chirinos (1-0). In Game 2, River Bandits left-hander Chris Lee (0-0) is scheduled to face Loons right-hander Greg Harris (1-0).

Today's game ends QC's road trip. The Bandits are scheduled to host the West Michigan Whitecaps Monday at 7 p.m. at Modern Woodmen Park on Markdown Monday presented by 97X. Fans can purchase $2 bleacher and berm tickets, as well as $2 beer, soda, hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn at nachos.


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