Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Chiefs-Whitecaps game ends in 9-9 tie

There was a tie in baseball Friday night/early Saturday morning, and former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was nowhere to be seen.* The Peoria Chiefs and the West Michigan Whitecaps played 15 innings over six hours and two minutes, with the game … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Bees winning streaks end; TinCaps lose again

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Burlington Bees saw their winning streaks come to an end Friday, while the Fort Wayne TinCaps lost their eighth game in a row. The Cedar Rapids Kernels beat the Hot Rods 8-2, thanks … Continue reading

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LumberKings win 4,000th Midwest League game

The Clinton LumberKings beat the Lansing Lugnuts 7-3 Friday to notch their 4,000th victory as a member of the Midwest League. Luis Liberato and Dalton Kelly each drove in a pair of runs for the LumberKings. Clinton is the first … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Bees extend winning streaks

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Burlington Bees won their games Wednesday, extending their winning streaks to eight and seven, respectively. Bowling Green’s 5-4 win gave the team its longest winning streak since notching a franchise-record nine consecutive victories in … Continue reading

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Cubs-Mariners trade involves four ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Chicago Cubs and the Seattle Mariners completed a four-player trade Wednesday, and all four players are former Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs traded a pair of prospects, first baseman Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn, to the Mariners for left-handed … Continue reading

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Ex-Bees infielder Hosmer named MVP of All-Star Game

Former Burlington Bees first baseman Eric Hosmer was named the Most Valuable Player of this year’s MLB All-Star Game, which was won 4-2 by the American League. The Kansas City Royals star hit a solo homer and singled home another run … Continue reading

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Gohara, Jackson lead Clinton to 3-0 win over Quad Cities

The Clinton LumberKings got a great start from LHP Luiz Gohara and three hits from top Seattle Mariners prospect Alex Jackson to lead them to a 3-0 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Loons to host 2017 Midwest League All-Star Game

The Great Lakes Loons will host the 2017 Midwest League All-Star Game, getting the midsummer classic a few years earlier than scheduled. Next year’s All-Star Game was originally scheduled to be held at Community Field, but the Burlington Bees passed on … Continue reading

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First-half playoff berths determined on final day of half

The fourth and final playoff team from the first half was determined Sunday, as were the playoff berths that each team claimed. Although three playoff teams were determined Saturday, the final day of the first half held the drama of … Continue reading

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