Category Archives: Burlington Bees

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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QC’s Feliz gives up game-winning HR in Futures Game

Both current Midwest League players on the World team got to pitch in the All-Star Futures Game, with Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz taking the loss in the U.S. team’s 3-2 win Sunday. Feliz pitched the bottom of … Continue reading

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Alcantara, Feliz on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Two current Midwest League pitchers are on the World team roster for the All-Star Futures Game, which is scheduled to be played Sunday, July 13, at Target Field. Burlington Bees RHP Victor Alcantara was part of the initial World roster … Continue reading

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Aguilera, Perry named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees 1B Eric Aguilera and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blake Perry were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 9-15. During that period, Aguilera played in eight games, … Continue reading

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Snappers overcome 9-run deficit to win 12-11

The Beloit Snappers overcame a 9-run deficit to beat the Kane County Cougars 12-11 on a two-out, walk-off homer in the bottom of the 9th inning Saturday. While it wasn’t the most impressive comeback in the Midwest League this season … Continue reading

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Bees, Whitecaps clinch playoff berths

The Burlington Bees and the West Michigan Whitecaps clinched the two remaining playoff berths from the first half of the Midwest League season Friday. The Burlington Bees clinched the Western Division wild card with their 6-5 win over the Cedar … Continue reading

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First-half playoff teams to be decided this weekend

The last series before the Midwest League All-Star Game begin today, which means the first-half playoff teams will be decided by the end of the weekend. Here’s the playoff picture as it is Friday morning: The Kane County Cougars clinched … Continue reading

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Bauers, Loconsole named MWL players of the week

Fort Wayne TinCaps 1B Jake Bauers and Burlington Bees RHP Brian Loconsole were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 2-8. In six games during that period, Bauers batted .455 … Continue reading

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