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Gems' bats stay hot, beat Paints in Game 1 of championship series

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Ryan Light and the Quincy Gems show no signs of cooling off offensively. It could mean they come home with the Prospect League championship. Light's three-run home run was part of a six-run eighth inning as the Gems opened the league championship series with a 9-0 victory... More>>

Gems' offense goes silent in playoff-opening loss to Dans

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The offense that fueled the Quincy Gems' playoff push disappeared Wednesday night. The Gems collected just two hits in a 2-0 loss to the Danville Dans in the opening game of the Prospect League West divisional series... More>>

Gems Busiek named Prospect League pitcher of the week

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Quincy Gems left-handed pitcher Jake Busiek was named the pitcher of the week in the Prospect League for the week of July 20-27. Busiek, who attends the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, posted a 2-0 record in two... More>>

Sheinkop overcomes stomach ailment to blank Chillicothe in Game 1

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Quincy Gems starter Jordan Sheinkop had two goals Sunday night. The first was to give the Gems a chance to win Game 1 in the best-of-three Prospect League championship series against the Chillicothe Paints. The second... More>>

Gems, Paints ready for pitching showdown in league championship series

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At a time when pitching is at a premium, Quincy Gems manager Chris Martin seems to like the way things are stacking up. The Gems likely will trot out right-hander Jordan Sheinkop to start Sunday night's opening game of the Prospect League championship series against the Chillicothe Paints, leaving Quincy's top two starters to potentially pitch series-clinching games on the road.

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Allen gives Gems gutsy effort in series-clinching victory

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DANVILLE, Ill. — Quincy Gems manager Chris Martin knew Brandon Allen was tired and sore after logging more than 60 innings during the regular season. So he didn't ask much from his right-handed starter...
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Gems continue title pursuit after outslugging Dans in series clincher

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DANVILLE, Ill. — As long as the Quincy Gems keep winning, they're going to keep eating well. Fueled by a steak dinner before Friday's decisive game in the Prospect League divisional series, the Gems belted out 20 hits and overwhelmed the Danville Dans in an 18-8 victory...

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Hannibal's Eikleberry goes the distance in win over Danville

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- When starting pitcher Jake Eikleberry had a chance to close out the game Saturday night against the Danville Dans, he wasn't going to let it slip away. Eikleberry surrendered just one earned run on... More>>

Gems move into first-place tie in the West

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Demetre Taylor continues to be a difference maker in the Quincy Gems' push to make the Prospect League playoffs. More>>

Late-inning surge helps Cavemen pull away

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Out of the chase for a Prospect League playoff berth, the Hannibal Cavemen are trying to close the regular season on a positive note. Wednesday night's 7-2 victory over Danville was a step in that direction.

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