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River Bandits Release Cryptic Tweet, Remain Silent On Fate Of Team

November 19th, 2019

With the dark cloud of potentially having their major league affiliation to the Houston Astros cut, leaving them with an uncertain fate, the Quad City River Bandits officials remained mum on Monday, releasing only a cryptic post on Twitter. The GIF, captioned “Monday mood,” featured a little girl from a Disney film with an exasperated expression on her face. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners. The Quad City River Bandits, a minor... Read More

Could The River Bandits Be Sinking? Or Changing Ships?

November 18th, 2019

The Quad City River Bandits could be sinking, or changing ships, losing their affiliate as an official minor league team to Major League Baseball in 2020. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners.  The Quad City River Bandits, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros, are on that list. Many of the teams have been lower division bastions for decades, with one, the Chattanooga Lookouts, having been a minor league affiliate since 1885.... Read More