Hoots come out on short end of slugfest
Prospect League

Hoots come out on short end of slugfest

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Terre Haute scored seven runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to pull away for a 17-10 Prospect League victory over the Hannibal Hoots Sunday at Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium. The Rex (10-5) had only three hits in the eighth bu

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Sliders have Gems' number, take over third place in West
Prospect League

Sliders have Gems' number, take over third place in West

QUINCY -- The Quincy Gems scored in just one inning and left 10 runners stranded on the bases in a 6-3 loss to the Springfield Sliders in a Prospect League game on Sunday night at QU Stadium. The Gems (9-8) have lost four consecutive games to the Sliders,

Gems' winning streak snapped after rally falls short
Prospect League

Gems' winning streak snapped after rally falls short

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Quincy Gems scored five runs in the final three innings but came up short in a 14-11 Prospect League loss to the Springfield Sliders Saturday night at Robin Roberts Stadium. The Gems (9-7) had their four-game winning streak snapped

Walk-off homer sends Hoots to fourth straight loss
Prospect League

Walk-off homer sends Hoots to fourth straight loss

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Lafayette Aviators' Kevin Dobos smacked a three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, sending the Hannibal Hoots to their fourth straight Prospect League defeat in a 10-7 setback Saturday night at Loeb Stadium. The fourth st

New faces, same results: Gems extend winning streak to four games
Prospect League

New faces, same results: Gems extend winning streak to four games

QUINCY -- Several new players have made their debuts for the Quincy Gems in the last week and immediately produced. That was the theme Friday night. Brady Netherton threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings in his first Gems game, and Riley Pittman had two hits and fo

Gems top Hoots to win third straight game
Prospect League

Gems top Hoots to win third straight game

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Blake Adams has continued to stay hot at the plate. It's helping the Quincy Gems start a winning streak. Adams, a left fielder from Tarleton State, went 3 for 6 with a home run and drove in four runs to propel the Gems to a 12-8 victory...

Hoots struggle defensively in loss to Aviators
Prospect League

Hoots struggle defensively in loss to Aviators

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Clayton Hicks hasn't been too excited about the approach the Hannibal Hoots have taken lately. "We're kind of stuck in that Cadillac and country club mentality," said Hicks, the Hoots' manager. "Sure, I can't stand losing but we need to se

Reliever flies in to help Gems complete victory
Prospect League

Reliever flies in to help Gems complete victory

QUINCY -- Derek Martin had quite a day on Wednesday. He attended a tryout on Tuesday for the United Shore Professional Baseball League, a four-team independent league based in Detroit. He then caught an early flight that took him from Detroit to Chicago an

Dominant Seidel gets Gems back to .500
Prospect League

Dominant Seidel gets Gems back to .500

QUINCY -- There seemed to be a brief moment of panic in the Quincy Gems' dugout at the beginning of the sixth inning Tuesday night. Gems starting pitcher Austen Seidel had cruised through five scoreless innings against the Lafayette Aviators, but he had th

Two for Four: Gems' Adams, Hoots' West take swings at four questions
Prospect League

Two for Four: Gems' Adams, Hoots' West take swings at four questions

The Herald-Whig sports staff will go beyond the field each week to find out a little more about the Quincy Gems and Hannibal Hoots Blake Adams 6 foot 2 -- 215 -- R/R Tarleton State -- Longview, Texas Do you have a favorite pregame meal? I usually don't lik