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Gems slide continues with fifth straight loss

DANVILLE, Ill. -- A four-run fifth inning was all the Danville Dans needed to put the game out of reach from the Quincy Gems in an 8-4 Prospect League victory Thursday at Danville Stadium. The Gems (6-14) have lost five straight games and 12 of their last

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New lease agreement for Clemens Field approved

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The first step to bringing summer baseball back to Clemens Field has been cleared. A lease agreement between the city and Clemens Field Management LLC, which is operated out of St. Louis, was unanimously approved during Tuesday's Hannibal

Gems off to worst start in franchise history
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Gems off to worst start in franchise history

QUINCY -- The Quincy Gems are trying to stay positive, but it's difficult to do when you've lost four games in a row and 11 of your last 14. "It's kind of frustrating right now with things not going our way," Gems second baseman Kyle Crowl said. "That's th

Gems suffer fifth one-run loss of season
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Gems suffer fifth one-run loss of season

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Quincy Gems left the tying run stranded on second base in the bottom of the eighth in a 6-5 loss to the Terre Haute Rex in a Prospect League West Division baseball game at Bob Warn Field at Syacmore Stadium. The loss is the third s

Low on numbers, Post 37 baseball team fights on
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Low on numbers, Post 37 baseball team fights on

QUINCY -- Malachi Lentz wasn't overly shocked the Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball program struggled to find players. "I kind of expect it in a way," Lentz said. Enough of his Quincy Notre Dame teammates play multiple sports...

Homesick Polak comes back to play for Gems
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Homesick Polak comes back to play for Gems

QUINCY -- Joey Polak admitted he was homesick. Polak was redshirted for his freshman season with the University of South Carolina baseball team, and the Quincy Notre Dame graduate started his summer with the Florence (S.C.) Redwolves of the Coastal Plains

Gems pitchers allow five home runs in loss
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Gems pitchers allow five home runs in loss

QUINCY -- Benjamin Whetstone was with the Missouri State baseball team one week ago, playing against TCU in a Super Regional for a chance to play in the NCAA College World Series in Omaha. The Bears were swept by the Horned Frogs, so Whetstone is now with

Gems rally falls short in one-run loss
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Gems rally falls short in one-run loss

DANVILLE, Ill. -- Blake Hart led off the top of the ninth inning with a single for the Quincy Gems, but he was thrown out trying to reach second base. The Gems could not get another baserunner in the ninth to mount a rally in a 7-6 Prospect League West Div

Gems rally for road win, close to within three games in West
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Gems rally for road win, close to within three games in West

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Quincy Gems showed Friday night they are capable of rallying from a large deficit. After Springfield scored seven runs in the bottom of the first inning, the Gems rallied to win 13-11 at Robin Roberts Field in a Prospect League We

Starcevich shuts down Sliders to secure Gems' victory
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Starcevich shuts down Sliders to secure Gems' victory

QUINCY -- Michael Starcevich experienced a first Thursday night. He came on in relief in the top of the seventh inning and the Quincy Gems clinging to a one-run lead. He faced an one-out, bases-loaded situation and a 2-0 count...