With IF Tony Thompson activated for today’s game against Cedar Rapids, the Bees are fully ready for the Midwest League playoffs that begin on Wednesday. Thompson, who has not played since August 24 against Beloit, will be in the lineup for this afternoon’s regular season finale.
The playoffs begin on Wednesday in Kane County at 6:00. Game 2 and 3 (if necessary) will be in Burlington on Thursday and Friday. The pitching match-ups for the first three games follow:
Game One: Burlington RHP Blake Hassebrock (7-8, 2.64) @ Kane County RHP Greg Billo (9-5, 1.93)
Game Two: Kane County RHP Yordano Ventura (4-6, 4.27) @ Burlington RHP Josh Bowman (8-6, 3.55)
Game Three: Kane County RHP Jason Adam (6-9, 4.23) @ Burlington RHP Jose Macias (8-3, 3.48)