Back At It

The Burlington Bees are here in Clinton to start the second half tonight and all is well. A 45-25 1st half record is the best half-season record in franchise history. With that being said, if you follow Minor League Baseball you know the one constant is change. Today RHP Drew Tyson was added from SS-A Vermont and RHP Matthew Thomson was placed on the Disabled List retroactive to June 21.

Please find some random tidbits from the MWL All-Star Game and the start of the second half.

ALL-STAR HIGHLIGHTS: IF Nino Leyja went 2-4 with a two-run home run to help the West Division All-Stars to an 8-3 win over the East Division All-Stars in the 2011 MWL All-Star game held Tuesday night at Modern Woodman Park in Davenport, Iowa. His performance won him the “Top Star Award” at the game. SS Yordy Cabrera got the start for the West and went 0-3. RF Douglas Landaeta went 2-2 with an RBI. RHP Blake Hassebrock pitched one scoreless inning, striking out two in the fourth inning to earn the win. RHP Zach Thornton and RHP Daniel Tenholder each logged one-third of an inning of work.

NEW ROTATION: The pitching rotation, as of today, is as follows:

Friday: RHP Sean Murphy

Saturday: RHP Long/LHP Peterson

Sunday: RHP Bowman

Monday: RHP Hassebrock

Tuesday: RHP Vail

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