Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Kenny Rogers in the Midwest League

Country music legend Kenny Rogers died Friday at age 81. Upon seeing the news, I automatically thought of former baseball player Kenny Rogers, who pitched in the major leagues for 20 seasons. Before making his MLB debut for the Texas … Continue reading

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Ex-Bees infielder Moustakas signs 4-year deal with Reds

Former Burlington Bees infielder Mike Moustakas will stay in the National League Central Division after signing a four-year, $64 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds. Moustakas batted .254 with 35 HR and 87 RBI in 143 games with the Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Burdick named MWL Player of the Month for August

Clinton LumberKings outfielder Peyton Burdick was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for August. Here is what Minor League Baseball wrote about him in its press release: Clinton LumberKings (Marlins) outfielder Peyton Burdick batted .337 while leading the … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids Kernels beat Beloit Snappers 5-1

A four-run 3rd inning propelled the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 5-1 win over the Beloit Snappers on Sunday. Four different Cedar Rapids batters each drove in a run: Gabe Snyder, Matt Wallner, Seth Gray and DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. The … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch 2nd-half Eastern Division title

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the South Bend Cubs 5-4 Saturday to clinch the second-half Eastern Division title. That makes the Cubs the second-half Eastern Division wild-card team; the two teams will face each in the opening round of … Continue reading

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