After consecutive rough performances, the Bandits righted the ship to a degree by delivering an 11-1 win over the De Pere RiverBandits at Municipal Field on Thursday night. Starting pitcher Brennan Rhode recorded ten strikeouts in eight innings of work, giving up only one hit and one unearned run in the top of the second inning. "It was great to play behind Brennan tonight," says Bandits secondbaseman Nat Richter, "he worked quick and pounded the zone to get ahead of the hitters." The Bandits were held in check offensively through t
The Bandits jumped out to quick 7-0 lead after three innings due to some timely offensive hitting only to see the Green Bay Storm score single runs in the sixth through tenth innings to take a 9-8 away from the Bandits at Municipal Field. Matt Phipps started and went 6 1/3 innings. Miles Mayer pitched the final 3 2/3 innings. Offensively, the Bandits were led by four players with two hits. They were Galen Duff and Nat Richter who each had a pair of hits. Ben Warwick reach base four times and score three runs on the evening. The Bandits host the De Pere Ri
The Bandits found their hitting stroke Tuesday night, pounding out 13 hits, led by Sam Spurney who was 3x5 with a pair of doubles, a home run and 5 RBIs, but four Bandits errors and a rough fifth inning and the Bandits fell to the Sheboygan A's by a score of 13-9 at Municipal Field. All was going well as the Bandits jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead on Spurney's first inning homerun. Bandits starter Joe Christensen would pitch solidly into the fifth inning when suddenly everything went wrong and the A's scored eight runs. The Bandits would continue to get guys on base an
The first place Kenosha Kings came into Manitowoc on Military Appreciation Day and showed little appreciation for the Bandits themselves, winning both ends of the doubleheader by lopsided scores of 11-0 and 5-0. Offensively, the Bandits could get little going all day as the Bandits accumulated only six hits between the the two games with Brandon Bartels getting two of them. Parker Johnson took the game one loss while Miles Mayer took the loss in game two. The Bandits are off Sunday and Monday and hope to rebound as they host the Sheboygan A's on Tuesday night at Municipal
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The Manitowoc Bandits completed their recent road swing, capping it off with a 9-6 victory at Sheboygan over the A's. The game notches an important win for the Black & Green in both the WSL and NEWBL. Chris Krepline struck out six and gave up only two earned runs in six innings from the mound for the win for Manitowoc. Brandon Bartels was 3-for-5 for the Bandits at the plate at Ben Warwick was 2-for-5. The Bandits next game is at home, their first in nearly three weeks, as they host the Kenosha Kings in WSL action. It is also Military A
The Manitowoc Bandits won an extended contests with the Oshkosh Giants on Tuesday night, winning 6-2 in 13 innings. Mike Hall drove in Galen Duff who had reached second base on a dropped third strike and errant throw to first base by the Giants catcher. Duff advanced to third on a single by Brock Wetenkamp. Wetenkamp would also score on an RBI double by Sam Spurney. Brad Liermann capped off the four-run inning with a two-run single. Joe Christensen got the win, pitching the final four innings. He struck out one, walked one and gave up two hits.
The Manitowoc Bandits made their annual Chicago Weekend Trip to face the Lombard Orioles this past weekend and left with only one victory in the series. Lombard, League Champion nine of the last ten years, won the first and last games of the series 11-1 and 12-2. In between those two games, the Bandits played well, dropping one contest by a score of 1-0 behind a solid performance from Brennan Rhode and winning the opener on Sunday by a score of 2-1 behind the pitching of Parker Johnson. The Bandits continue their road swing through this week by visiting Osh
The Oshkosh Giants jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead as Bandits starter Miles Mayer hit the first two batters of the game. After a strikeout and a walk, Oshkosh thirdbaseman Doug Beattie hit a 2 RBI double to open the scoring. From there Mayer settled down, allowing only two more runs, one earned over the next five innings. The Bandits bats came to life in the bottom of the third inning as Galen Duff, Brandon Bartels and Mike Hall each scored. Sam Spurney hit a double to deep centerfield cutting the score to 4-3.
Tonight's Bandits Game at Appleton has been cancelled due to rain. It was an exhibition game and their are currently no plans to make it up. The Bandits will be hosting the Oshkosh Giants tomorrow night (Wednesday) at Muncipal Field. Batting Practice begins at 5:30 and the game starts at 7:30.