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Growing Roster Looks Good

April 21, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI. - The Traverse City Beach Bums bolstered their 2016 roster with the addition of infielder Will Kengor who comes to the team following two seasons in the Detroit Tigers organization. "I've been following Kengor since he played at Slippery Rock and wanted to sign him a couple years ago before the Tigers drafted him", said Jason Wuerfel, Director of Baseball Operations. "We've had a lot of luck with ex-Slippery Rock guys like Scott Dunn and Don Pugliese and I think Kengor is in that same mold. He had a gre... Full Story

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Beach Bums Add Multi-Purpose Infielder Balkan

April 13, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums announced today that they have completed a trade with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association. The Beach Bums acquired infielder Brett Balkan in exchange for outfielder Jay Austin and a player to be named later. "Balkan is a plus defender that can play anywhere on the infield," said Beach Bums Director of Baseball Operations Jason Wuerfel. "In the Frontier League it is vital to have a... Full Story

Bums Ink Slugger Thomasson

April 7, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - With less than three weeks until spring training, the Traverse City Beach Bums made a major addition to the roster, signing slugging outfielder Brandon Thomasson. "Thomasson is an intimidating figure at the plate and is the kind of guy opposing managers have to account for in the lineup," said Beach Bums Director of Baseball Operations, Jason Wuerfel. "He is athletic enough to play at 1st base or either corner outfield spot, which gives us a lot of options with the lineup." Last season, Thomasson pl... Full Story

Ryan Brockett Added to Infield Roster

March 31, 2016 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums are excited to announce the addition of infielder, Ryan Brockett. Brockett brings a lot of speed to the infield and has proven to be an on-base specialist from his previous professional and collegiate playing experiences. Prior to joining the Beach Bums, Brockett spent his 2015 season playing for the Gary Southshore Railcats before being traded to the Schaumburg Boomers, of the Frontier League. While with the Railcats, Brockett suffered from an injury plagued 2014 season, b... Full Story


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Home: Traverse City, Michigan
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