Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Reds trade Cueto to Royals

The Cincinnati Reds traded RHP Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for three left-handed pitching prospects Sunday. Cueto finished second in voting for the National League Cy Young Award last season, when he went 20-9 with a … Continue reading

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Indians’ Swisher gets two hits in Lake County rehab start

Cleveland Indians designated hitter/outfielder Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 with a run scored in his first rehab start with the Lake County Captains on Monday. Swisher served as the DH and leadoff man for the Captains, who beat the Bowling Green … Continue reading

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Gordon extends hitting streak to 16 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a single in the bottom of the 1st inning of his team’s 3-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Friday. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .343 … Continue reading

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Bray, Paulino named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars CF Colin Bray and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP David Paulino respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 6-12. Bray played in seven games during that … Continue reading

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MWL alumni notes: Merritt pitches 7-inning no-hitter

Cleveland Indians prospect Ryan Merritt pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks on Saturday. He needed only 78 pitches for his gem, which included three strikeouts and a walk. The lefty pitched for the Lake County Captains in … Continue reading

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Leblebijian, Steele named MWL players of the week

Lansing Lugnuts infielder Jason Leblebijian and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Keaton Steele respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 15-21. In his last seven games, Leblebijian batted .500 (14-for-28) with … Continue reading

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Perdomo, Null starting pitchers for MWL All-Star Game

The starting pitchers for the Midwest League All-Star Game were announced today, and it’s a matchup of prospects from rival teams. Peoria Chiefs RHP Luis Perdomo — a St. Louis Cardinals farmhand — will start for the Western Division. South Bend Cubs … Continue reading

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