Category Archives: Burlington Bees

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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2019 Midwest League coaching staffs

With spring training underway, attention turns back to baseball and you may be wondering who will coach in the Midwest League this year. Here are links to my posts about the coaching staffs of all 16 MWL teams: Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Howell returning to manage Burlington Bees

Former Angels third baseman/outfielder Jack Howell will manage the Burlington Bees again this season. Howell managed the Bees last year after serving as the Angels’ minor-league field coordinator in 2017. He also has been a coach and instructor in the … Continue reading

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Hot Rods a win away from first MWL championship

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the Peoria Chiefs 6-1 in Game 3 of the Midwest League Championship Series, putting them one win away from their first MWL title. Meanwhile, the Chiefs look to win the last two games of … Continue reading

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South Bend to host 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game

Though it was already known the South Bend Cubs will host the 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game, an official announcement was made to that effect Monday. The game will be played at Four Winds Field on Tuesday, June 18. A … Continue reading

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