QUINCY -- Quincy Gems owner Jimmie Louthan called Rick Fraire's choice to step down Monday as the manager of the summer baseball team a "personal decision." "It's not my job to talk about someone's personal stuff," Louthan said Monday afternoon before the
QUINCY -- Derek Martin got into a groove early Monday night. That was bad news for the Hannibal Hoots. The Quincy Gems right-handed pitcher had six strikeouts through two innings, and finished with 13 total in 5[Note]1/3 innings of work to help the Gems to
QUINCY -- The Quincy Gems players were given news before their batting practice session began prior to their 6-4 victory over the Hannibal Hoots at QU Stadium. Gems owner Jimmie Louthan gathered the players and told them that manager Rick Fraire was no lon
QUINCY -- Hunter Wienhoff wasn't even sure he would pitch this summer. After throwing a team-high 63 2/3 innings and making 11 starts for Wayne State (Neb.) this spring, Wienhoff decided he would take time off this summer to do physical therapy...
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Tyler Engel hasn't played much during his career as a baseball player for the University of Illinois. He has played in 52 games in three seasons as a middle infielder, getting just 62 at-bats. He has 13 hits for a career .210 average. Enge
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Adam Nelson isn't a fan of the Prospect League's pitch count rules. It's easy to understand why after watching him pitch Wednesday night. The 6-foot-3 right-hander from Tioga, La., was dominant in the Quincy Gems' 4-2 victory over the Hann
QUINCY Johnny Ray didn't let anyone see it, but he had butterflies when he stepped on the mound. His relief appearance for the Danville Dans in the Prospect League season-opener against the Hannibal Hoots on May 30 at Clemens Field was the first time Ray
QUINCY -- Quincy Gems manager Rick Fraire served the first game of a two-game suspension during Tuesday night's Prospect League game against the Hannibal Hoots. Both Fraire and Danville Dans manager Eric Coleman received two-game suspensions from Prospect