Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Rojas, Vinson named Midwest League players of the week

Quad Cities River Bandits infielder Josh Rojas and Burlington Bees RHP Andrew Vinson respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for July 17-23, and Clinton LumberKings shortstop Luis Rengifo was named to MLB Pipeline’s … Continue reading

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Three recent Midwest Leaguers receive drug suspensions

Three minor-league pitchers who played in the Midwest League during 2016 or 2017 were suspended Friday for violations of baseball’s minor-league drug program. Daytona Tortugas RHP Brian Hunter is suspended for 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug … Continue reading

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Angels promote Jahmai Jones to High-A

The Los Angeles Angels promoted their top prospect, outfielder Jahmai Jones, from the Burlington Bees to the High-A Inland Empire 66ers late Wednesday night. Jones batted .272 with 9 HR, 30 RBI and 18 SB in 86 games with the … Continue reading

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O’Reilly, Baez dominate in Monday starts

Peoria Chiefs RHP Mike O’Reilly and Fort Wayne TinCaps RHP Michel Baez were dominant in their respective games Monday, and will face off against each other at Peoria’s Dozer Park on Sunday if their teams stick to an unaltered five-man rotation through … Continue reading

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Ex-Kernels pitcher earns win in MLB debut

Former Cedar Rapids Kernels righty Felix Jorge pitched five innings and got the win in his major-league debut for the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. Jorge started the second game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals. He gave up three … Continue reading

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