Owners of Hoots, Gems combine to buy Normal franchise, stadium
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Owners of Hoots, Gems combine to buy Normal franchise, stadium

The owner of the Quincy Gems, the owner of the Hannibal Hoots and the general manager of the Hoots have created an ownership group that is buying the Normal CornBelters franchise and the team's stadium.

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Robles to return as Gems' manager in 2019
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Robles to return as Gems' manager in 2019

QUINCY -- Pat Robles didn't actively campaign for the position, but he let his team's play do the talking for him when he took over as the manager of the Quincy Gems on July 16. Robles was the pitching coach for the Gems but took over the team when manager