Category Archives: Burlington Bees

First-half playoff berths determined on final day of half

The fourth and final playoff team from the first half was determined Sunday, as were the playoff berths that each team claimed. Although three playoff teams were determined Saturday, the final day of the first half held the drama of … Continue reading

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Roster revisions for Midwest League All-Star Game

Due to injuries and promotions, several revisions have been made to the rosters for the Midwest League All-Star Game. West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Gerson Moreno was added to the Eastern Division team, replacing former Fort Wayne TinCaps RHP Enyel De … Continue reading

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Ex-Dragons hurler Mahle pitches FSL no-hitter

Former Dayton Dragons hurler Tyler Mahle pitched a nine-inning no-hitter for the Daytona Tortugas on Monday. The Cincinnati Reds prospect struck out six and walked none in Daytona’s 4-0 win over the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only one baserunner, who reached … Continue reading

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A look at the 2016 Midwest League All-Star pitchers

The 2016 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters were released this week. In previous posts, I wrote about the starting position players and the reserve position-players. This post is about the All-Star pitchers. (Make sure to read all the way to … Continue reading

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Sanger, Esparza named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees second baseman Brendon Sanger and Lake County Captains RHP Matt Esparza respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of May 30 to June 5. Sanger batted .357 (10-for-28) with three homers and six RBI … Continue reading

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Whitecaps win 10th straight; Dragons snap losing streak

The West Michigan Whitecaps extended their winning streak into double digits and the Dayton Dragons ended their double-digit losing streak Friday. The Whitecaps took sole possession of first place in the Eastern Division on Thursday, and their 2-1 win over … Continue reading

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Whitecaps win 8th straight, enter tie atop East Division

The West Michigan Whitecaps won their eighth consecutive game Wednesday with a 3-0 shutout of the Great Lakes Loons. The Whitecaps won despite striking out 16 times in the game, including nine times against Loons starter Victor Gonzalez. Only one … Continue reading

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Kernels pitcher LeBlanc’s scoreless streak ends

Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Randy LeBlanc gave up a run to the Burlington Bees on Tuesday, ending his scoreless streak at 34 2/3 innings. Interestingly, the player who broke LeBlanc’s streak with a RBI single Tuesday — Burlington’s Brendon Sanger — also was … Continue reading

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Romero, Jimenez named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Fernando Romero and South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of May 16-22. Romero’s lone appearance during that period was the … Continue reading

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