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Bandits Announce Free Admission Day Celebrating “Best Minor League Ballpark” Award

Fans can get their free tickets at the Modern Woodmen Park box office
April 11, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — In celebration of Modern Woodmen Park being recognized as the nation’s “Best Minor League Ballpark” in USA TODAY 10Best’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards, the River Bandits have announced a Free Admission Day on Sunday, April 21, presented by Palmer Chiropractic Clinics. The announcement was made Thursday by

River Bandits, Whitecaps Rained Out Thursday

April 11, 2024

Grand Rapids, Michigan – Today’s 12:05 p.m. ET game between the River Bandits and the Whitecaps at LMCU Ballpark has been postponed due to rain. The contest will be rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, April 13. Game one is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET. Both games of

Bandits Bats Go Cold in Opening Night Loss

April 6, 2024

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits left 10 runners on base and hit 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position on Friday, as they fell to the South Bend Cubs on Opening Night at Modern Woodmen Park. Despite out-hitting the Cubs 7-6, the Bandits never led during the contest

River Bandits Introduce LED Lighting Upgrades at Modern Woodmen Park

Updated field lights elevate the player and fan experience
March 26, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — In cooperation with the City of Davenport and Musco Lighting, the Quad Cities River Bandits announced Tuesday the installation of an upgraded LED field lighting system at Modern Woodmen Park. Custom designed and manufactured by Musco, the Total Light Control—TLC for LED™ lighting system increases light levels

Modern Woodmen Park Voted “Best Minor League Ballpark”

Ballpark wins accolade for the second consecutive time
March 20, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — 11 years ago, USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards named Davenport’s Modern Woodmen Park the “Best Minor League Ballpark” in America. This Spring, USA TODAY 10Best decided to re-ask the question and again Modern Woodmen Park was voted the “Best Minor League Ballpark” in America! Selected by

River Bandits Unveil 2024 Promotional Schedule

Fireworks, bobbleheads, and theme nights highlight a loaded lineup!
March 4, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — With another season of Midwest League baseball on the way, the Quad Cities River Bandits announced today a packed 2024 promotional schedule, featuring a giveaway, fireworks, or free amusement rides on 65 of the team’s 66 home games, including 15 fireworks shows, free Ferris wheel and double-decker

Modern Woodmen Park One of 20 Nominated For “Best Minor League Ballpark”

Voting open through March 11 at 10best.usatoday.com
February 20, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — Modern Woodmen Park has once again been nominated for “Best Minor League Ballpark” as part of the USA TODAY 10Best 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards. Selected by a panel of editors and industry experts for 2024, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits was one of 20

Former River Bandit Joe Mauer Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Becomes first player in River Bandits era to receive honor
January 24, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the election of former Quad City River Bandit Joe Mauer by the Baseball Writers’ Association. Mauer, who played 110 games in the Midwest League in 2002, is just the third catcher in baseball history to be a first-ballot selection

River Bandits Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

Brooks Conrad returns for his third season as manager
January 24, 2024

Davenport, Iowa — The Quad Cities River Bandits, in conjunction with the Kansas City Royals, today announced their 2024 coaching staff, led by manager Brooks Conrad, who returns to Modern Woodmen Park for his third season at the helm. Joining Conrad in Davenport are pitching coach Derrick Lewis, hitting coach

River Bandits Sports and Trading Card Show

December 14, 2023

Interested in booking a vendor table? Click HERE! You've been asking, so we're doing it again! Our second Sports and Trading Card Show is set for February 24 at Modern Woodmen Park. Join us for FREE on our newly renovated suite level from 11am to 4pm and enjoy some of

River Bandits Announce 2024 Schedule

September 6, 2023

Davenport, Iowa — The Quad Cities River Bandits have released their 2024 Midwest League regular season schedule. The 132-game season begins at Modern Woodmen Park on April 5, as the Bandits host the South Bend Cubs for Opening Day and the start of a three-game weekend series. Game times and

Quad Cities’ Comeback Falls Short for Third-Straight Loss

September 1, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits overcame a five-run first-inning deficit on Friday, but ultimately dropped their third consecutive game against the Peoria Chiefs, losing 9-8 at Modern Woodmen Park. The Chiefs immediately blasted into the run column against Bandits’ starter Ben Kudrna, using homers from Ramon Mendoza

Gonzalez’s Homer Not Enough in Bandits’ Loss

August 31, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – Herard Gonzalez hit his first home run of the season on Thursday, but the Quad Cities River Bandits dropped their second-straight game to the Peoria Chiefs, falling 4-2 at Modern Woodmen Park. Gonzalez’s solo blast, his first since August 30, 2022, gave Quad Cities an early 1-0

Modern Woodmen and River Bandits Team Up to Honor First Responders

August 31, 2023

Davenport, Iowa — Jerry Lyphout, president and CEO of fraternal financial services organization and ballpark sponsor Modern Woodmen of America, and River Bandits owner Dave Heller jointly announced the results of the organizations’ recent partnership to honor local first responders at Modern Woodmen Park. During the “Modern Woodmen Night" game

Quad Cities Eliminated From Playoff Contention in Loss to Chiefs

August 30, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits were officially eliminated from playoff contention on Wednesday, as they fell to the Peoria Chiefs 3-2 at Modern Woodmen Park. Peoria spoiled the High-A debut of Quad Cities’ right-hander Shane Panzini, who allowed three runs over his 4.0-frame night, including a solo

Negret’s League-Leading Blast Walks Off Chiefs in Extras

August 29, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – Despite blowing a ninth-inning lead, the Quad Cities River Bandits collected their seventh walk-off win on the season on Tuesday, topping the Peoria Chiefs 7-5 on Juan Carlos Negret’s two-run homer in the bottom of the tenth. The game-winner marked Quad Cities third walk-off blast of the

Town’s Late Homer Lifts Quad Cities Over Sky Carp

August 18, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – For the second-straight night, the Quad Cities River Bandits overcame a mid-inning deficit to beat the Beloit Sky Carp, evening the series at two wins apiece with a 6-5 win on Friday night at Modern Woodmen Park. With Shervyen Newton giving Quad Cities an initial 1-0 lead

Bullpen Grounds Sky Carp in Bandits Win

August 17, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits snapped a three-game losing streak on Thursday, as their bullpen combined for 5.0-scoreless innings to help top the Beloit Sky Carp 5-4 at Modern Woodmen Park. Beloit jumped out to an early lead 4-0 against Quad Cities’ starter Cruz Noriega, who allowed

Quad Cities Drops Third-Straight in Shutout Loss

August 16, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits were held to just three hits and suffered their 12th shutout loss of the season on Wednesday, as they were blanked by the Beloit Sky Carp 5-0 at Modern Woodmen Park. For the second-straight night, the Bandits were sunk by a big

Bandits Out-Blasted by Sky Carp in Series Opener

August 15, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits took a 4-2 lead into the seventh on Tuesday, but allowed eight runs over the final three innings to drop their series opener against the Beloit Sky Carp 10-4 at Modern Woodmen Park. Both teams leaned on the long-ball, with River Town

River Bandits Shut Out Kernels for Second-Straight Night

August 9, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – After a 7-0 win on Tuesday, the Quad Cities River Bandits blanked the Cedar Rapids Kernel for the second consecutive game on Wednesday, claiming a 4-0 win at Modern Woodmen Park. Four River Bandits pitchers combined for the scoreless effort, with Cruz Noriega striking out five in

Negret’s Two-Homer Night Helps Lift Bandits to Shutout Win

August 8, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits snapped a season-worst eight-game losing streak on Tuesday, blanking the Cedar Rapids Kernels 7-0 at Modern Woodmen Park for their sixth shutout victory of the season. Juan Carlos Negret led the offense with his second multi-homer game of the season, launching a

Late Walks Not Enough in Bandits Loss to Lansing

July 27, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – Mustering just two hits after the third inning on Thursday, the Quad Cities River Bandits fell to the Lansing Lugnuts 4-2 for their first loss of the series at Modern Woodmen Park. Just as they did on Wednesday, Lansing took the first lead of the game in

Quad Cities Speeds Past Lansing for Second-Straight Win

July 26, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – The Quad Cities River Bandits needed just one hour and 52 minutes to defeat the Lansing Lugnuts on Wednesday, topping the Athletics’ affiliate 6-2 in their quickest game of the season. River Bandits’ starter Tyson Guerrero set the ballgame’s brisk pace from the opening frame, needing just

Barnett’s 10 Strikeouts Lead Bandits Over Lugnuts

July 25, 2023

Davenport, Iowa – Riding a career-high 10 strikeouts from their starter Mason Barnett, the Quad Cities River Bandits spoiled the Lansing Lugnuts first trip to Davenport since 2019, defeating the Nuts 3-1 on a Tuesday night at Modern Woodmen Park. Despite allowing six hits through his first three innings on