Minor League Baseball: Bees Announce Opening Day Roster

THE BURLINGTON BEES HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR OPENING DAY ROSTER FOR THE 2013 MIDWEST LEAGUE SEASON…

 

THE BEES HAVE CHANGED AFFILIATION FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON, WITH THE LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM COMING IN AS THE NEW PARENT CLUB. BURLINGTON WILL FEATURE A PAIR OF FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICKS: PITCHER CAM BEDROSIAN AND OUTFIELDER CHEVY CLARKE…

 

TWO ROOKIE LEAGUE ALL-STARS WILL ALSO MAKE THEIR BEES DEBUT AT THE START OF THE SEASON… INFIELDERS WADE HINKLE AND WENDELL SOTO WERE SOLID PLAYERS LAST SEASON IN THE PIONEER LEAGUE, WITH HINKLE BELTING 15 HOMERS IN JUST 72 GAMES WHILE SOTO HAD A .329 BATTING AVERAGE.

 

THE BURLINGTON BEES WILL OPEN THE SEASON THURSDAY AT COMMUNITY FIELD WITH A GAME AGAINST CLINTON… HEAR THAT GAME ON NEWS RADIO 1490 KBUR… KBUR.COM… AND GOBEES.COM…

 

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL -

IOWA PLAYS IN THE SEMI-FINAL ROUND OF THE NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT (N-I-T) TUESDAY NIGHT WITH A GAME AGAINST MARYLAND… THE WINNER WILL PLAY THE VICTOR OF THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL BETWEEN BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY AND BAYLOR THURSDAY NIGHT FOR THE N-I-T CROWN… HEAR TUESDAY’S IOWA HAWKEYES GAME ON NEWS RADIO 1490 KBUR…

 

ELSEWHERE, WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY HEAD COACH JIM MOLINARI HAS BEEN NAMED THE DISTRICT 12 COACH OF THE YEAR BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL COACHES. W-I-U HAD ITS BEST SEASON SINCE CHANGING TO N-C-A-A DIVISION ONE BASKETBALL, WINNING 22 GAMES AND SHARING THE SUMMIT LEAGUE REGULAR-SEASON TITLE… MOLINARI PREVIOUSLY WON THE DISTRICT 11 COACH OF THE YEAR IN 1991 WHEN HE COACHED AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS.

 

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