August 16th, 201720When the River City Rascals invited Nick Kennedy to Spring Training in 2012, he was a
23-year-old who already had two titanium screws in his right arm and had experienced a
nightmare 2011 campaign with the now defunct Lake County Fielders of the North American
League.“We were in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and our coach told us...
August 16th, 20176The River City Rascals (44-37) scored seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to race past
the Gateway Grizzlies (24-56), 11-6, Tuesday night at CarShield Field and climb their way into
the final wild card spot with 15 games remaining.In total, the hometown team tallied 13 hits, four short of the season high, and slugged...
August 11th, 20179The River City Rascals (40-36) struck for three runs in the ninth inning and had the potential
tying run on third base but a pop out in foul territory ended the rally and the Rascals dropped
game two of the series, 8-7, against the Gateway Grizzlies (24-51) Wednesday night at GCS
Credit Union Ballpark in Sauget, Illinois.Heading...
August 9th, 20177Paul Kronenfeld stroked a grand slam and Reese Gregory earned his team leading eighth win
of the year as the River City Rascals (40-35) powered past the Gateway Grizzlies (23-51), 12-5,
Tuesday night at CarShield Field.Kronenfeld’s grand slam was his first home run as a member of the Rascals since coming over
in a trade from the...
August 7th, 201710One night after tying their season high with 13 runs, the River City Rascals (39-35) managed
just three and fell 7-3 in the series finale against the Evansville Otters (40-31) Sunday evening
at CarShield Field.The defeat marks the Rascals sixth series loss at home this year and they are now 9-21 this
year when scoring three runs...
August 4th, 201713The River City Rascals (38-33) were held to just two hits and were shutout for the first time at
CarShield Field this year, 5-0, in the series finale against the Florence Freedom (44-26)
Thursday night.Overall, it was the third time the Rascals were shutout in 2017 and second time in the last nine
days.Right-hander Tim Koons...
August 2nd, 20176The River City Rascals (37-31) continued to roll Tuesday night and drowned the Western
Division leader Florence Freedom (42-25), 9-1, in game one of the four game series at
CarShield Field.The win gives the Rascals a four game winning streak and overall they have won 12 of 16
games since the Frontier League All-Star...
July 31st, 20177The River City Rascals (36-31) held off a late rally to complete the season sweep against the
Traverse City Beach Bums (24-41) with a 9-8 win Sunday evening at Wuerfel park and
improved to five games over the .500 mark for the first time since August 30, 2016.Six of the opponents runs came in the final two frames and they brought...
July 27th, 2017350The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the contract of River City Rascals right-handed pitcher
Jason Zgardowski.Zgardowski, 23, becomes the second Rascal this season to sign with the Cardinals and third
overall to move on to a Major League Organization. He will report to a Cardinals affiliate this
weekend having not allowed an...