Friday night's Semi-Final Game One at Menasha has been rained out... The Bandits will now host Game One on Saturday night at 6pm at Muncipal Field and Games Two and Three (if necessary) will be held in Menasha at 7:15 pm.
The Manitowoc Bandits will advance to the second round of the 2009 NEWBL playoffs after defeating De Pere by a score of 15-3 on Tuesday night in Manitowoc behind the pitching of Joe Jost and and offensive output of eighteen hits which included an outstanding performance by Mike Hall who was 4x5 with six RBIs. Brock Wetenkamp also had a great night at the plate as he was 3x5 with a single, double and a homerun. Doug Bloom and Nat Richter each had three hits apiece as well as the Bandits ended the DePere season.
The Appleton Legends defeated the Green Bay Storm by a score of 1-0 on Monday night.. John Hendricks tossed the complete game shutout victory over Rob Coe. The series moves to Green Bay tonight.
Menasha upended Little Chute by a score of 16-6 as Macs ace Jason Werschke pitched seven innings and recorded eleven strikeouts while giving up eleven hits to the RiverBandits. The series moves to Little Chute tonight.
The Bandits bats were hot on Monday night as the club cruised to a 15-2 victory in game one of the first round of the NEWBL playoffs over the DePere Riverbandits. Manitowoc now leads the best-of-three series 1-0 with Game Two in Manitowoc on Tuesday night but with DePere as the home team. Matt Phipps picked up the playoff win with six solid innings of work. He struck out six and gave up only three hits. Offensively, the Bandits were paced by Doug Bloom who was 3x4, Max Stepan 2x3, Josh Krowiorz 2x4, and Nat Richter 2x5.
The Manitowoc Bandits sponsored Little League team in the World League of Manitowoc Youth Baseball League completed their outstanding season by winning the Championship Game over Applebee's by a score of 3-0 at Lincoln Park on Saturday night. Austin Tess pitched three innings of shut out ball to pick up the win while Jack Hermann pitched the final four innings to pick up the save. The Bandits Little Leaguers sported a 12-1 record over the summer, losing only their first game before running the table on the rest of the season.
Matt Roberts picked up his first career win for the Bandits as he took control on the mound after a rough first inning to defeat the Kenosha Kings by a score of 9-5. Kenosha put up three runs in the first inning on a homerun over the left field fence but Roberts settled down and had a solid seven-inning complete game win under his belt by the time it was over. Max Stepan was 3x4 with two doubles and Josh Krowiorz was 1x2 with a 2-run homer to pace the Bandits offensively.
The Bandits defeated the DePere RiverBandits 10-0 on Friday night in the last NEWBL regular season game to finish at 17-7 and tied with Menasha for second place. The Bandits will host the same DePere club in the first round of the playoffs which start Monday at Municipal Field at 7:30. Since DePere doesn't have lights, they will play game two in Manitowoc with DePere as the home team before playing game three, if necessary, with Manitowoc once again as the home team.
The Manitowoc Bandits will host a First Round NEWBL Playoff Game on Monday August 3rd at Municipal Field. The game will begin at 7:30 pm against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. They will travel to that opponent's site on Tuesday before hosting Game Three if necessary.
The Bandits wrap up their NEWBL regular season tonight by hosting De Pere and then wrap up their WSL season tomorrow by hosting Kenosha.
GREEN BAY, Wis. – The U.S. Military All-Star Game at Joannes Stadium has been canceled due to the inclement weather and poor field conditions.
Beer Me Strength will be performing LIVE before Saturday's Bandits doubleheader against the Kenosha Kings starting at Noon... The local band is one of the area's best and should provide some outstanding pregame entertainment.