Rascals Sweep Series

The Rascals once again played a clutch game against the visiting Rockford Aviators in O’Fallon on Thursday night, picking up a 4-1 victory, and completing the three-game sweep. It marks the first sweep River City has recorded since the season’s first homestand against Lake Erie. The Rascals jumped ahead early in the contest and never […]

Rascals Back In Win Column

River City stopped their 3-game skid on Tuesday, topping the last-place Rockford Aviators 3-1 at TR Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon. Rockford got on the board first, drawing blood in the top of the third innings. Eric Bainer drew a leadoff walk off Rascals starter Tommy Mendoza, reached second on a bunt, and came around to […]

Grizzlies Maul The Dogs

The Rascals continued their skid Saturday in a home-and-home doubleheader with the crosstown-rival Gateway Grizzlies, complete with a pair of losses both in Sauget, IL, and O’Fallon, MO. The afternoon contest at GCS Ballpark was a pitcher’s duel from start to finish; both pitching staffs two-hit each other’s lineups. However, the Grizzlies pulled ahead in […]

Rascals Bats Come Alive Wednesday Night

Following a tough-to-swallow winless road trip last week, the Rascals bounced back Wednesday and won their first game since May 26, this one over the Schaumburg Boomers 18-7. The Boomers jumped ahead early with three runs in the first on a Frank Pfister RBI double, who was immediately brought around when Chad Mozingo homered to […]

Rascals Glad Road Trip is Over

The Rascals were swept for the first time in 2013 on Sunday evening, dropping the final game of their series with the Normal CornBelters 8-7. It also marked the end of a winless road trip for River City, who returns to O’Fallon 0-5-1 since playing at home a week ago (Thursday’s game against Evansville was […]

Rascals Drop 2 in 1

The Rascals visited Historic Bosse Field in Evansville for a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon, but came away with a pair of losses, handing River City its first series loss of the season. The Otters stole game one 7-2, and took the second 2-1. In game one, the Rascals got a run across in the top of […]

Winning Streak Continues

The Rascals achieved their longest winning streak of 2013 on Sunday in O’Fallon, making it four in a row as they completed their sweep of the Lake Erie Crushers in a 2-1 pitcher’s duel. The victory improves River City’s record to 7-2, keeping them atop the Western Division standings. Per usual, River City put runs […]

Blues Kings Game 7 Recap

By Mike Kromer I always wonder what a big, empty stadium or arena feels like when no game is being played there, especially when one could have been played, such as a game 7.   No nearly 20,000 screaming fans on their feet, no vendors going up and down the aisles, no music, no sound […]