Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Kernels hand Bees their 5th straight loss

The Cedar Rapids Kernels used two big innings to beat the Burlington Bees 8-2 on Friday. The loss was Burlington’s fifth in a row. The Kernels scored four runs in the 2nd inning, chasing Bees SP Sean Newcomb, who took … Continue reading

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Hinojosa gets big hit in CR’s win in Burlington

Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Jonatan Hinojosa had two hits and four RBI, including three driven in on a bases-loaded triple, to lead his team to a 6-5 comeback win over the Burlington Bees at Community Field on Thursday. The Bees … Continue reading

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Loons’ De Leon strikes out 14 in win over TinCaps

Great Lakes Loons RHP Jose De Leon struck out 14 batters, including nine in a row, in his team’s 5-1 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps on Tuesday. It was only his second start since being promoted from the rookie-league Ogden Raptors … Continue reading

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Eaves’ three hits lead Bees to victory

Despite LHP Sean Newcomb’s first bad outing as a pro, the Burlington Bees beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 5-4 at Modern Woodmen Park on Sunday. Newcomb, the top draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels this year, was making … Continue reading

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Chiefs pitchers fan franchise-record 23 in 14-inning game

Peoria Chiefs pitchers struck out 23 batters in their 14-inning win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday. That is believed to be a franchise record. SP Alex Reyes fanned 11 batters in six shutout innings, matching his career-high for strikeouts in … Continue reading

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Castillo, Feliz named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains SS Ivan Castillo and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 4-11. In six games during that period, Castillo … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame weekend: Parade, plaques and presentations

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend got off to a great start Saturday with thousands of fans on hand for the first festivities. After arriving in the early afternoon, I walked around the Hall of Fame museum for awhile to … Continue reading

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Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak ends at 74 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 0-for-4 Thursday night, snapping his 74-game on-base streak four days after he broke the old minor-league record. In his last at-bat Thursday, Velazquez was robbed of a hit by Burlington Bees LF Tyler … Continue reading

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