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Manitowoc Bandits Beat Chicago Wildcats

July 10, 2010

The Manitowoc Bandits won the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago Wildcats, 4-3, at Municipal Field.

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MANITOWOC — The Manitowoc Bandits won the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader against the Chicago Wildcats, 4-3, at Municipal Field. Game 2 was not finished by press time.

Brennan Rhode got the complete-game win on the mound, striking out two and walking two. He got himself out of a jam in the top of the seventh inning, leaving the bases loaded when Chicago grounded out to second to end the game.

Sam Spurney finished 2-for-3 with three runs batted in, including a two-run home run in the third inning for the Bandits (12-10 overall). Brock Wetenkamp scored on Spurney’s homer and finished 2-for-3 with a double.

Game 1
Manitowoc Bandits 4, Chicago 3
Chicago 100 020 0 — 3 6 0
Manitowoc 202 000 x — 4 6 0
WP: Rhode 7 ip, 6 h, 2 k, 2 w.
LP: Newsom 6 ip, 6 h, 7 k, 0 w.
Leading hitters — Chicago: Gelwicks 2-4; Dawson 2-2, 2 2b; Manitowoc: Wetenkamp 2-3, 2b; Spurney 2-3, 2b, HR, 3rbi; Larson 2b.

Story by: Manitowoc Herald Times

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