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Postgame Post – July 11, 2014

River Bandits 10
Wisconsin 5
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

From the Game Story:

This series is the final meeting of the regular season between the Timber Rattlers and River Bandits. Both teams missed the playoffs in the first half and are fighting for one of two spots in the second half. Quad Cities is now up two games on the Rattlers in the Wild Card standings. Additionally, Quad Cities now leads the season series 7-6 and has outscored the Timber Rattlers 63-58. The first tie-breaker is the team that wins the season series. The second tie-breaker is run differential.

I will add that the third tie-breaker goes to the team that wins the final meeting of the season between the teams…Seriously.

Still a long way to go in the season. Just something else to think about for later.

Pregame Audio from Thursday:
Angel Ortega:

Postgame Audio from Friday (Jon Feyen):
Chris McFarland:

Matt Erickson:

Photos (Ann Mollica):

Taylor Williams accepts his Brewers Co-Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June.

Taylor Williams accepts his Brewers Co-Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June.

Johnny Davis reacts after being called out on a stolen base attempt in the first inning.

Johnny Davis reacts after being called out on a stolen base attempt in the first inning.

Omar Garcia makes a catch for the final out of the top of the third.

Omar Garcia makes a catch for the final out of the top of the third.

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Highlights:

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:

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:

Postgame Post – July 1, 2014

Kernels 0
Rattlers 1
12 Innings
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

SAFE!
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Postgame Comments (Jon Feyen):
Rafael Neda:

Zach Quintana:

Matt Erickson:

Photos (Ann Mollica):
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Highlights:

Postgame Post – June 30, 2014

Burlington Bees 4
Timber Rattlers 3
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

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Postgame Comments (Jon Feyen):
Victor Diaz:

Matt Erickson:

Photos (Ann Mollica):
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Highlights:

Postgame Post – June 29, 2014

Burlington Bees 5
Timber Rattlers 3
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

Aguilera hit the first pitch of the fifth inning deep to right-center for his tenth home run of the season. Then, Bayardi hit a 1-0 pitch out to left-center for back-to-back homers and a 4-2 lead.

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Bernie Carbo!

Bernie Carbo!

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Highlights:

Postgame Post – June 28, 2014

Burlington Bees 1
Timber Rattlers 6
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

Got. Him. Swinging.

Got. Him. Swinging.

Postgame Comments (Jon Feyen):
Taylor Brennan:

Taylor Williams:

Matt Erickson:

Photos (Ann Mollica):

Something about this picture....something awesome!

Something about this picture….something awesome!

Oh….you want game photos?

Welcome back, Mac!

Welcome back, Mac!

Williams 6IP, R, 6K, Win #6.

Williams 6IP, R, 6K, Win #6.

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Ooooooooh! Ahhhhhh!

Ooooooooh! Ahhhhhh!

Saturday’s Highlights:

Postgame Post for June 27, 2014

Burlington Bees 5
Timber Rattlers 4
Boxscore | Gameday | Game Story

Photo Credit: Ann Mollica

SAFE!

Postgame Comments(Jon Feyen):
Garrett Cooper:

Matt Erickson:

FIREWORKS! (Ann Mollica)
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Video Highlights:

Postgame Post – June 22, 2014

Timber Rattlers 5
Burlington Bees 2
Boxscore | Game Story

From the game story:

Wisconsin has opened the second half of the 2014 Midwest League season by doing something no other Timber Rattlers team has ever done. In twenty seasons of Timber Rattlers baseball, no team had ever come into Burlington and swept a four-game series from the Bees…until this series.

In the words of that great philosopher Homer Simpson, WOO-HOO!

I don’t have anything to add, other than pictures.  Look how nice it was in the first inning!

Two runs scored on this sac fly/error combo.

Two runs scored on this sac fly/error combo.

The eternal struggle between Williams & Cayones.

The eternal struggle between Williams & Cayones.

This picture was taken out the visiting radio booth door after the top of the sixth.

This picture was taken out the visiting radio booth door after the top of the sixth.

Mendoza flew out to right for the final out of the sixth on this pitch.

Mendoza flew out to right for the final out of the sixth on this pitch.

I ran down to the press box door to take this photo right after the end of the sixth inning.

I ran down to the press box door to take this photo right after the end of the sixth inning.

 

When I started to take this picture, the players were watching the clouds.  By the time I took it, they were watching the tarp crew.

When I started to take this picture, the players were watching the clouds. By the time I took it, they were watching the tarp crew.

 

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And then it rained.

And then it rained.

And then it was over.

Enjoy the off day on Monday.

Postgame Post – June 21, 2014

Timber Rattlers 5
Burlington Bees 3
Boxscore | Game Story

It was fine for the Bees up until the moment this ball gets thrown into right field by the third baseman.

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Poor girl looking for her seat had to ask, “What happened?” for two innings before anyone told her.

Zach Quintana Pregame Interview:

Notes:
Taylor Brennan is now 4-for-7 with the bases loaded.  He has driven in eleven runs with the sacks full this season.

In Brian Loconsole’s previous five outings before Saturday, he had allowed two hits, two walks, and struck out twelve in 10-1/3 innings.  Wisconsin got to him for three runs on five hits and a walk over 1-1/3 innings.

The Rattlers had eight hits in Saturday’s game, but their average for the month of June actually went down…to .290.  Wisconsin is 14-3 in June and has outscored their opponents 101-73 in the month.

Overlooked at bats of the night: Jose Pena and Garrett Cooper with consecutive two-out singles in the top of the seventh.  Pena snuck a single through to left field to keep the seventh inning alive for the Rattlers.  Then, Cooper stepped in to face Loconsole.  Cooper had been 0-for-2 to that point of the game with two strikeouts.  He was down a couple of strikes with Pena at first base and fouled two two-strike pitches off to keep in there as he worked the count full.  Then, he lined a payoff pitch hard past the first baseman for a single to send Pena to third and set up the tying run on the botched force play depicted in the photo that leads off the post.

Photos:

The feet, the crosses, & the ribbon behind home plate are for Garrett's Path.  A very worthwhile charity in Burlington.

The feet, the crosses, & the ribbon behind home plate are for Garrett’s Path. A very worthwhile charity in Burlington.

Even this photo not being level doesn't take away from what a great night it was for baseball!

Even this photo not being level doesn’t take away from what a great night it was for baseball!

 

High Fives!

High Fives!

Game time on Sunday is 2:00pm!

 

 

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