Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Burlington Bees pitcher traded to Tigers

The Los Angeles Angels announced Friday that they are sending RHP Elvin Rodriguez to the Detroit Tigers as the player to be named later in the Aug. 31 trade involving outfielder Justin Upton and RHP Grayson Long. Rodriguez ended the … Continue reading

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Grey pitches first Midwest League perfect game since 2004

Kane County’s Connor Grey pitched the first perfect game in Cougars franchise history Friday, using 100 pitches to completely shut down the LumberKings for nine innings in Clinton’s last home game of the season. It is the first Midwest League … Continue reading

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Tigers trade Upton to Angels for pitching prospect

Looking to fill a void in left field, the Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, parting with pitching prospect Grayson Long and a player to be named later or cash considerations in … Continue reading

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Sparks, Erwin named Midwest League players of the week

Dayton Dragons third baseman Taylor Sparks and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of Aug. 21-27. Sparks played in six games during that period, batting … Continue reading

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River Bandits clinch second-half playoff berth

One night after being no-hit by the Beloit Snappers, the Quad Cities River Bandits bounced back Thursday with a 5-2 win over the same team, becoming the first Midwest League team to clinch a second-half playoff berth. QC’s magic number … Continue reading

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