Gems sweep DuPage to keep playoff hopes alive
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Gems sweep DuPage to keep playoff hopes alive

QUINCY -- The Gems just won't go away. Quincy ran its win streak to six-straight games with a doubleheader sweep of the DuPage Pistol Shrimp on Friday at QU Stadium, winning the first in a 4-0 shutout and taking the second in a 3-2 nailbiter.

Gems take game one of three-game set against DuPage
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Gems take game one of three-game set against DuPage

QUINCY -- For a second straight night the Quincy Gems found themselves in a hole in a must-win game. And for a second straight night the bats of Joey Polak and Kyle Crowl helped climb out of that hole. The DuPage Pistol Shrimp took a 3-0 lead...

Sliders end 26-game losing skid with win over Hoots
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Sliders end 26-game losing skid with win over Hoots

QUINCY -- The Springfield Sliders finally had reason to celebrate. After Hannibal Hoots second baseman Nathan Kuhn popped out near his own dugout, the Sliders snapped the longest losing streak in Prospect League history with a 5-2 victory Wednesday...

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Gems claw back for win at Cape

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- It seemed Sunday's 19-2 loss to the Cape Catfish would repeat itself on Wednesday when the Quincy Gems allowed Cape to score six runs in the second inning and take a 7-3 lead. Unlike Sunday, however, the Gems tightened up...

Gems swipe another from Dans
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Gems swipe another from Dans

QUINCY -- Danville will be glad to see Quincy in its rearview mirror. The Dans were again befuddled on the diamond at QU Stadium as the Gems shut out the Prospect League East Division leaders for a second-straight night, this time walking away...

Olivia Wathen uses baseball to keep bond with her father after his passing
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Olivia Wathen uses baseball to keep bond with her father after his passing

Conversation and rare father-daughter bonding time made the hot sun feel not so harsh. Olivia Wathen and her father Greg were tasked with rebuilding the pitcher's mound at Clemens Field last summer as final preparations were made to welcome the Hannibal..

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Hoot bats can't keep up in doubleheader against Cape

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Hannibal Hoots might have forgotten their bats when they hit the road to take on the Cape Catfish for a Prospect League doubleheader on Tuesday. Hannibal held its own on the pitching mound in both games...

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Gems shut out Dans in big bounce back showing

QUINCY -- A different Gems team took the field at QU Stadium on Monday. One day removed from suffering its worst loss of the season, a 19-2 pounding at the hands of the Cape Catfish, Quincy turned around and put a solid 12-0 beating on the...

Hoots soar over Sliders with big first inning
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Hoots soar over Sliders with big first inning

QUINCY -- The Hoots are on their best roll of the season. Hannibal inched closer to .500 with a 13-7 shellacking of the Springfield Sliders in a Prospect League meeting at QU Stadium on Sunday night, the Hoots' sixth win in the last seven games.

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Gems continue struggles with loss at Cape

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Quincy Gems post-all-star game rut continues to build. The Gems traveled to take on the Prospect League West Division-leading Cape Catfish on Sunday night in hopes of washing a series-loss to the rival Hannibal Hoots out of their...