Postgame post – June 8, 2014

Two games back with seven to play.  Difficult….not impossible….BUT, there’s this from the game two game story:

There was a lot of movement in the Midwest League’s Western Division Wild Card race on Sunday. The Burlington Bees swept a pair of games from the Beloit Snappers and the Quad Cities River Bandits swept two games from the Peoria Chiefs. Peoria fell from the lead into third place Wild Card race. Quad Cities jumped to a one game lead over the Chiefs and Burlington is just a half game behind the River Bandits. Quad Cities will host the Chiefs on Monday night. Burlington has a doubleheader at home against Beloit.

To put that paragraph in…um…graph form…

Quad Cities 33-29 –
Burlington 32-29 0.5
Peoria 32-20 1.0
Wisconsin 31-31 2.0
Clinton 29-32 3.5

Remaining Games:
Quad Cities (7): v. Peoria (1), @ Cedar Rapids (3), v. Wisconsin (3)
Burlington (8): v. Beloit (2), @ Clinton (3), @Cedar Rapids (3)
Peoria (7): @Quad Cites (1), v. Kane County (3), v. Clinton (3)
Wisconsin (7): @Clinton (1), v. Beloit (3), @Quad Cities (3)

Game 1:
Timber Rattlers 4
LumberKings 1
Boxscore | Game Story

Game 2:
Timber Rattlers 8
LumberKings 5
Boxscore | Game Story

Matt Erickson interview from between games:

The key bits from Game 2:
Ortega 2-run double to make it Clinton 5, Wisconsin 3:

Davis 2-run triple to make it Wisconsin 5, Clinton 5:

Garcia RBI single to make it Wisconsin 6, Clinton 5:

Photos from the Pressbox:
Game 1:

June 8 Brennan scores game 1

June 8 Game 1 Handshake

June 8 Game 1 Arrow

Game 2:

June 8 Davis Triple Game 2

June 8 Game 2 Castillo Single

June 8 Game 2 last pitch

June 8 Game 2 Final

 

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