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Slow Starts Fells Bums vs. Slammers

May 22, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - An early six run deficit was too much for the Traverse City Beach Bums(2-6), as they lost the rubber match of this weekend's three game series to the Joliet Slammer(5-5), by a final score of 7-4. It did not take all that long for Joliet to get on the board in tonight's game, as they scored five runs in the first. Charlie White led off the game with a walk, followed by a double to right by Phil Bates, moving White to third, putting immediate pressure on the Bums. Alfredo Rodriguez was also walked and, a... Full Story

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Bums Fall in Extra Innings to Joliet

May 21, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums'(2-5) lost their first extra inning game of the 2016 season to the Joliet Slammers(4-5), by a final score of 6-5 in 10 innings. The Beach Bums got on the board early with a quick first inning burst, started by a one out double by Will Kengor. Two batters later, Steven Patterson ripped an RBI single by up the middle to plate Kengor. Brandon Thomasson made it 2-0 when he slammed an RBI to right-center field to score Patterson. After both teams went scoreless in the next fo... Full Story

Rhodes Transitions to Coaching Staff

May 21, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums are proud to announce that Jake Rhodes, former catcher with the team, has been named First Base Coach, effective immediately. Rhodes, who entered his third season with the Bums, will start manning the first base coach's box tonight against the Joliet Slammers. He finishes his Traverse City playing career with a .230 average, hitting six home runs, 13 doubles, and 44 RBI. In an unrelated move, pitching coach, Ricky VanAsselberg has tendered his resignation. Jake played a ... Full Story

Champlin Pitches First No-Hitter in Bums' History

May 20, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Kramer Champlin, in the Traverse City Beach Bums'(2-4) 2016 home opener, delivered an epic performance, allowing only three base runners to earn the first no-hitter in the team's eleven year history, defeating the Joliet Slammers(3-5), 5-0. After allowing a walk and hitting a batter in the first inning, Champlin settled down to retire the next 17 Slammers to step to the plate. Only one more Joliet player would reach base, and that was a lead-off walk in the seventh inning. From there, he retired the ne... Full Story

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Traverse City Beach Bums Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Traverse City, Michigan
Class: Independent
Website: Traverse City Beach Bums site
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