Category Archives: Burlington Bees

A-Rod homers to join 3,000 hit club

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez hit a solo homer off Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander to collect the 3,000th hit of his MLB career Friday. It was the 667th home run of his career. Rodriguez, Hank Aaron and Willie … Continue reading

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Field set for Midwest League Home Run Derby

The field has been set for the home run derby preceding this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game on Tuesday at Dozer Park, home of the Peoria Chiefs. The Eastern Division will be represented by two Bowling Green Hot Rods players, first … Continue reading

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Kernels clinch playoff berth as race tightens in Eastern Division

The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched a Western Division playoff berth Tuesday while the two Eastern Division playoff spots remain up for grabs with five days left in the first half of the season. The Kernels have reached the postseason in all … Continue reading

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Top prospects Buxton and Lindor make MLB debuts

Two of baseball’s top prospects, Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton and Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, made their major-league debuts Sunday. Their debuts came six days after Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa played in his first MLB game, which means three … Continue reading

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Midwest League notes: Loons are hot, LumberKings are not

The Great Lakes Loons won their ninth consecutive game, the Clinton LumberKings lost their 13th in a row, and two Midwest League pitchers struck out 11 batters Friday. The Loons extended their winning streak by two games thanks to a doubleheader sweep of … Continue reading

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Burlington’s Daniel named Midwest League Player of the Month

Burlington Bees second baseman Andrew Daniel was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for May, Minor League Baseball announced Tuesday. Daniel batted .302 with 16 extra-base hits, 6 HR and 26 RBI during the month. Minor League Baseball names Player … Continue reading

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Loons win 6th straight game; L-Kings drop 10th in a row

The Great Lakes Loons won their sixth consecutive game and the Clinton LumberKings dropped their 10th in a row Monday. The Loons beat the Burlington Bees 4-3 to not only win their sixth straight game, but also claim their 11th victory … Continue reading

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