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Lineup and Game Notes – July 11, 2014

WELCOME HOME! Game time tonight is at 7:05pm

July 11 ballpark
Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:45pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio
Internet Video: MiLB.TV
Television: MyNEW 32 Sports Showdown – Pregame at 7:00pm

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

July 11 Lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Preston Gainey
River Bandits Starting Pitcher: Andrew Thurman

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes July 11 2014
River Bandits Game Notes: 2010_07_11_at_Wisconsin

Lineup & Game Notes – July 10, 2014

Before moving on to tonight’s game…

Here is a link to news footage of Angel Ortega’s inside-the-park homer from Wednesday (HT @Mass_Haas):

Here’s the radio call by some guy who wants you to know that it’s an inside-the-park home run:

On to tonight with another GREAT NIGHT FOR BASEBALL! Game time is 6:35pm

July 10 ballpark

There’s the door. I didn’t want you to think I was lying about that.

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:15pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

July 10 lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Taylor Williams
Cedar Rapids Starting Pitcher: Chih-Wei Hu

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes July 10 2014

By the way, here is the giveaway for tonight’s Kernels game on their Tribute to Corn Night.  These are now my most treasured possessions.

Corn. Water. Bottles.

Corn. Water. Bottles.

Lineup and Game Notes – July 9, 2014

A great day for baseball!  First pitch is 6:35pm.

July 9 ballpark

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:15pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

july 9 lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Clint Terry
Cedar Rapids Starting Pitcher: Ryan Eades

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes July 9 2014

 

Lineup, Notes, and Transactions – July 8, 2014

Back at it today!  Game time in Cedar Rapids is 6:35pm.

July 8 Ballpark

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:15pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

July 8 Lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Tristan Archer
Cedar Rapids Starting Pitcher: Lewis Thorpe

Timber Rattlers Transactions:
RHP Rodolfo Fernandez traded to Oakland for International Signing Bonus Slot
RHP Luke Curtis transferred from Helena to Wisconsin

Updated Timber Rattlers Roster:  7 8 2014 Timber Rattlers Roster

Timber Rattlers Game Notes:  RattlersGameNotes July 8 2014

Lineup, Notes, & more flood photos – July 6, 2014

Hey, Ernie!  What do you say?

LET'S PLAY TWO TODAY!

LET’S PLAY TWO TODAY!

 

They are still handling the fireworks cleanup from Friday night.

July 6 Ballpark
Doubleheader on Sunday.  Game one starts at 4:00pm.

The water has receded….a bit.

July 6 flood

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 3:40pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio
Internet Video: MiLB.TV

Timber Rattlers Game One Lineup:

July 6 Game 1 Lineup

Game 1 Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Anthony Banda
Game 2 Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Victor Diaz

Game 1 River Bandits Starting Pitcher: Chris Lee
Game 2 River Bandits Starting Pitcher: Jandel Gustave

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes July 6 2014

More flood photos from inside the stadium:

Inside the fence is inside the stadium.

Inside the fence is inside the stadium.

 

Walking down the path...

Walking down the path…

 

The flood control walls are doing the job they were designed to do.

The flood control walls (the silver-colored one) are doing the job they were designed to do.

 

 

No game on Saturday, but transactions….

Plus, I wanted to prove that I had my game notes done.

But first….Perry the Postponement Penguin has something to say:

Sorry, folks, park's closed.  Moose outside shoulda told ya.

Sorry, folks, park’s closed. Moose outside shoulda told ya.

 

July 5 Rainout

Doubleheader on Sunday. Game time for game one is 4:00pm.

There were a pair of roster moves before the rainout.
INF Garrett Cooper has been placed on the Wisconsin disabled list
INF Dustin DeMuth has been transferred from Helena to Wisconsin.

Timber Rattlers Roster: 7 5 2014 Timber Rattlers Roster

Here are a few more flood photos.  The players going over the bridge to get into the stadium:
July 5 bridge

July 5 bridge2

The waters being kept out by the flood control walls:
July 5 Flood

Lest we forget…there’s a railroad crossing right here:
July 5 railroad crossing

Here were the game notes for Saturday: RattlersGameNotes July 5 2014

Doubleheader on Sunday with game one starting at 4pm.

Lineup, Game Notes, and Flood photos

And the game goes on…at 7:00pm tonight!
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The Mississippi River has flooded its banks. The River Bandits have placed their flood control walls around the stadium to keep most of the stadium dry.
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There is the minor inconvenience of a longer than normal walk from the bus to the stadium:
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The water – we are told – will get no higher and these three games will be played!

That is the Kids' Play Area beyond the wall.

That is the Kids’ Play Area beyond the wall.

The fence is where the stadium property ends.  There is a riverwalk beyond the fence.

The fence is where the stadium property ends. There is a riverwalk beyond the fence.

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The batting cages are to the left of the chain link fence.

The batting cages are to the left of the chain link fence.

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:40pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio
Internet Video: MiLB.TV

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

July 4 lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Preston Gainey
River Bandits Starting Pitcher: Adrian Houser

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes July 4 2014

Postgame Post – July 3, 2014

Cedar Rapids 3
Wisconsin 5
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story
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DID YOU KNOW?
Tyler Alexander is 4-0 with two saves in his last eleven outings

Taylor Williams is 5-0 with two saves in his last seven outings

Postgame Comments (Jon Feyen):
Taylor Brennan:

Angel Ortega:

Matt Erickson:

Photos (Ann Mollica):

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Highlights:

Lineup and Game Notes and Transactions – July 3, 2014

Game time tonight is at 7:05pm

July 3 ballpark

Broadcast Information:
Radio:
AM1280, WNAM – Pregame 6:45pm
Internet Audio: IHeartRadio
Internet Video: MiLB.TV
Television: MyNEW 32  Sports ShowdownChannel starting at 7:00pm

Timber Rattlers Lineup:

July 3 Lineup

Timber Rattlers Starting Pitcher: Tyler Alexander
Cedar Rapids Starting Pitcher: Ryan Eades

Timber Rattlers Transaction:
LHP Trevor Seidenberger has been transferred from the Timber Rattlers to Brevard County

Updated Timber Rattlers Roster: 7 3 2014 Timber Rattlers Roster

Timber Rattlers Game Notes: RattlersGameNotes July 3 2014
Cedar Rapids Game Notes: Kernels Game Notes (7-3)

 

 

Postgame Post – July 2, 2014

Cedar Rapids 6
Wisconsin 1
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

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Postgame Comments (Jon Feyen):
Johnny Davis:

Matt Erickson:

Rafael Neda:

Photos (Ann Mollica):
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Highlights:

Clint Terry’s defensive gem:

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