Rascals drop game three of division series in Southern Illinois

The Southern Illinois Miners scratched across three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break open game three of the series in the 2016 Frontier League Divisional Round and defeat the River City Rascals 7-2 Friday night at Rent One Park. The Miners win forces a game four Saturday night in this five game series, which the Rascals lead 2-1. Going into the eighth, the Rascals were well in striking distance trailing by just two runs but couldn’t keep the Miners in check and it took four arms to get out of that inning. Nolan Early began the ...

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Brammer’s career outing propels Rascals to game two division series win

  Dylan Brammer turned in a three hit complete-game shutout and struck out 14 on the way to a Rascals 6-0 win in game two of the Frontier League Playoff Opening Round Wednesday night against the Southern Illinois Miners at CarShield Field. The Rascals win puts them up 2-0 in the series and need just one more win to advance to the Frontier League Championship Series for the third consecutive year. Brammer’s career outing was his first professional nine inning shutout and his 14 strikeouts were the most out of any Rascal this season. The dominance began right away for ...

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River City Rascals host Southern Illinois in division playoffs

O’Fallon, Missouri – The 2016 Frontier League Playoffs get underway Tuesday night at CarShield Field as the River City Rascals host game one of the five game series against Western Division Champion Southern Illinois Miners. Tonight’s game will mark the second consecutive season that these two teams have met in the postseason. The Rascals got the better of their rival last season by defeating the Miners in the deciding game to advance to the Frontier League Championship Series and are looking to do it again. The 2016 Frontier League playoffs also include the Eastern Division Champion Joliet Slammers and the ...

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