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Bums Finish Season with Shutout Win

September 4, 2016 - JOLIET, IL - The Traverse City Beach Bums(42-52) combined great pitching performances with timely hitting to shutout the Joliet Slammers(51-45), 7-0, taking the final series of the 2016 season. It took a few innings but the Beach Bums started off the fourth inning with a double by Will Kengor. He moved to third on a Steven Patterson groundout then with Kendall Patrick at the plate, Kengor scored on a wild pitch. In the sixth, Kengor walked this time to begin the frame. Elijah Trail followed two batters later with a single... Full Story

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Beach Bums Slammed in Joliet

September 3, 2016 - JOLIET, IL - The Traverse City Beach Bums(41-52) never got on track in the middle game of this weekend's series against the Joliet Slammers(51-44), falling by the final score of 7-1. Joliet scored right away in tonight's game, when Zarley Zalewski hit a solo homer in the first inning, his sixth of the season. In the second, with a runner at third, Phillip Bates grounded to short but the throw to first pulled the first baseman off the bag, making it 2-0. Mike Garza and Joe Staley each had RBI hits in the third to extend th... Full Story

Beach Bums Blast Boomers

August 31, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums(40-50) used a big first inning to power past the Schaumburg Boomers(38-54), for a 7-1 win on Wednesday night. Marco Derkes led off the bottom of the first with an infield single, then moved to second when Jeff DeBlieux was hit by a pitch. A Jose Vargas single loaded the bases then, two batters later, Steven Patterson hit a double to right, driving in Derkes and DeBlieux, and the Bums were off and running. Elijah Trail followed with an RBI single to left, scoring Vargas, the... Full Story

Champlin Gives 'Complete' Effort in Weekend Finale

August 28, 2016 - The Traverse City Beach Bums(38-50) and the Lake Erie Crushers(44-46) locked up in a classic pitchers' duel with the Bums coming out on top, 2-1, to salvage the final game of the weekend's series. With one out in the second inning, Eric Grabe of the Crushers picked up a single to left. Sean Hurley followed with his own single, then Parker Norris slipped a single up the middle to score Grabe, and give Lake Erie the lead. The Bums responded in the bottom of the inning with their own one out rally. Elijah Trail was walked th... Full Story

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Traverse City Beach Bums Minor League Baseball

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Home: Traverse City, Michigan
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