Category Archives: Burlington Bees

Top MWL prospects to watch on Western Division teams

In my last post (which you can read here), I took a look at the top prospects assigned to the eight teams in the Midwest League’s Eastern Division. This post is about the top prospects on the Opening Day rosters … Continue reading

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Flooding causes opening series move from QC to Burlington

Mississippi River flooding has prompted the Midwest League to move the opening series between the River Bandits and the Bees from Quad Cities to Burlington. That means the two teams will play four straight games at Burlington’s Community Field to … Continue reading

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Snappers ballpark situation: Build new one or relocate team

For more than five years, the Beloit Snappers have been trying to secure funding to build a new stadium. If they don’t succeed in their quest soon, they may be forced to relocate the team after the 2020 season. The … Continue reading

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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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