Category Archives: Gold Glove Awards

Tommy John surgery recommended for ex-Bees catcher Perez

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez is likely out until the 2020 season after suffering an elbow injury on his throwing arm that is expected to require Tommy John surgery. Perez played for the Burlington Bees in 2009, batting .189 … Continue reading

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Parrish to return as Whitecaps manager in 2019

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish will return as manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2019 after leading the team to a 69-70 record during the regular season and a second-half postseason berth that took them to the second … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers catcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Payton Henry, who was the starting catcher for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year, won a Minor League Baseball/Rawlings Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence at his position this season. Henry committed only three errors in 801 … Continue reading

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Hot Rods announce first two team Hall-of-Fame members

Earlier this year, the Bowling Green Hot Rods announced creation of a team Hall of Fame as a way to celebrate their 10th season. This week the team announced that the first two inductees will be LHP Matt Moore and … Continue reading

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Reports: Hosmer agrees to 8-year, $144M deal with Padres

Former Burlington Bees first baseman Eric Hosmer reportedly has agreed to an eight-year, $144 million deal with the San Diego Padres. Thus far, Hosmer has played his entire career for the Kansas City Royals, who picked him third overall in … Continue reading

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