Category Archives: Burlington Bees

2014 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters announced

The full rosters for the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Game were announced this afternoon. The South Bend Silver Hawks lead the way with six representatives, while four other teams — the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Peoria Chiefs, the West Michigan Whitecaps … Continue reading

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Singleton, Bedrosian make MLB debuts; Alvarez throws gem

Tuesday was an off-day for all teams in the Midwest League, but there were notable performances by plenty of former MWL players to fill the void. Major-league debuts Several former Midwest League players made their major-league debuts Tuesday. The headliner was Houston … Continue reading

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Mitchell, Cooney named MWL players of week

Quad Cities River Bandits OF Ronnie Mitchell and Burlington Bees RHP Harrison Cooney were respectively named the Midwest League player and pitcher of the week for the period of May 26-June 1. In six completed games during that period (not … Continue reading

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Three blowout games in MWL Sunday

There were three Midwest League games Sunday in which the winning team’s margin of victory was 10 runs or more. The most lopsided score belongs to the game at Parkview Field. The visiting West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Fort Wayne … Continue reading

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QC voted MWL’s top hat in MiLB’s Clash of the Caps contest

The results of Minor League Baseball’s “Clash of the Caps” contest were revealed today, and five Midwest League teams finished in the top 25. The Quad Cities River Bandits finished fourth overall and first among Midwest League teams. The three … Continue reading

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Burlington turns second triple play in 10 days

A triple play, sod delays, extra innings, and the postgame lighting of the new Ferris wheel behind the leftfield wall — just another day in The QC. Fans at Monday night’s game between the Burlington Bees and the Quad Cities River Bandits got to … Continue reading

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Aguilera, Aviles named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees 1B Eric Aguilera and Lake County Captains RHP Robbie Aviles were respectively named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for the seven-day period ending May 18. As usual in its announcement of its “Player of … Continue reading

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Comeback ‘Kings: Clinton overcomes 16-run deficit to beat Burlington 20-17

There’s an old baseball adage that says fans should never leave a game early because anything could still happen before the last out is recorded. Strong evidence supporting that adage was presented at Burlington’s Community Field on Wednesday, as the … Continue reading

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Whitecaps beat Captains 4-3 in 18 innings

Monday was a long day for the Lake County Captains and the West Michigan Whitecaps, who played in the second 18-inning game of the Midwest League season. The Whitecaps beat the Captains 4-3 on a bases-loaded walk from Cody Ferrell, who played … Continue reading

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