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Morning links: Lincecum to pitch for the Bees; Utah softball makes a splash

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum will take the mound for Salt Lake; Jaycob Brugman brings his powerful swing back to Utah.

Early offensive explosion carries Cubs past Bees, snaps Salt Lake's streak vs. Iowa

The Salt Lake Bees dropped an 8-2 game to the Iowa Cubs. The loss broke a streak of 11 consecutive victories for the Bees over the Cubs. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Struggling Matt Shoemaker understands demotion, has mixed emotions returning to Salt Lake Bees

Matt Shoemaker had mixed feelings about returning to Salt Lake City, but is taking his demotion in stride as he looks to get back to the majors and help Los Angeles in its playoff race. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Bees strand 11 as Storm Chasers earn series split

The Salt Lake Bees stranded 11 runners in Tuesday night's 7-3 loss to the Omaha Storm Chasers. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Green’s ninth-inning solo shot powers Bees past Storm Chasers for dramatic 11-10 win

Salt Lake shortstop Grant Green drilled a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Bees to an 11-10 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Angels' Cowgill, Joyce feeling healthy in Bees rehabs, eager to rejoin MLB club

Los Angeles Angels outfielders Collin Cowgill and Matt Joyce are rehabbing in Salt Lake and looking forward to rejoining a playoff race in the majors. Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Angels option Shoemaker to Bees after bad outing

The Los Angeles Angels optioned Matt Shoemaker, who failed to finish the second inning Saturday at Kansas City, to Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Errors, two rough innings of pitching doom Bees in 11-4 loss to Storm Chasers

Three errors by Salt Lake's defense led to four unearned runs as Omaha evened its series with the Bees after Sunday's 11-4 win at Smith's Ballpark. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Bees buzz past Storm Chasers thanks to bases-clearing throwing error

Salt Lake opened an eight-game homestand by rallying for a 5-3 win over Omaha on Saturday night at Smith's Ballpark. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Salt Lake Bees' bats come alive to take down Las Vegas

After falling behind 3-1, Salt Lake's well-balanced roster went on to outscore Las Vegas 8-3 in the final six and a half innings to knock off the PCL's top team, 9-6, for the second time in the last 24 hours. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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The Salt Lake Bees experience: Jared Mitchell, Kaleb Cowart, Alex Yarbrough

The Salt Lake Bees are heading into the final stretch of the 2015 baseball season. Team members Jared Mitchell, Kaleb Cowart and Alex Yarbrough share their thoughts on their playing experiences in... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Salt Lake Bees continue to struggle against Las Vegas 51s

Despite edging Las Vegas 5-3 in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday, the Bees have won only two of their last 15 contests, including one of their last 10, against the 51s this season after dropping the second game of the day, 4-1. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Las Vegas 51s need 3 pitching changes in the 9th to hand the Bees their 5th straight loss

The Las Vegas 51s ultimately held on to hand the Salt Lake Bees their fifth consecutive loss, 3-2, at Smith's Ballpark on Thursday night. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Bees fall in series opener with Las Vegas

The Salt Lake Bees dropped their fourth straight game in a 9-3 loss to division leader Las Vegas Wednesday night. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Sacramento gives Bees 3rd straight loss

It took just two innings for the Sacramento River Cats to do all the damage necessary to defeat the Salt Lake Bees on Tuesday night. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Bees can’t find relief in 4-1 loss to Sacramento

The Salt Lake Bees gave up three runs in the top of the ninth as Sacramento broke open a 1-1 game on its way to a 4-1 win. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Bees give up big innings in loss to River Cats

Despite registering 13 hits, Salt Lake could not match Sacramento's run production in its 15-6 loss on Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Bees don Gulls apparel in 6-4 win over Sacramento

The Bees wore throwback apparel on Saturday to commemorate the Salt Lake Gulls as they defeated the River Cats 6-4. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Salt Lake Bees ballpark store manager says people are the best part of his job

Fanzz store manager Morgan Evans enjoys his work, especially interacting with Salt Lake Bees fans at Smith's Ballpark. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Former SLC engineer gets paid by MLB to do that?!

Utah man quits his job in Utah and moves to Taiwan, then convinces Major League Baseball teams to hire him as a scout in that part of the world. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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El Paso completes series sweep of Bees with 4-3 win

With the game tied in the ninth, the Chihuahuas used a sacrifice fly to register the 4-3 win over the Bees. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Unorthodox throwing motion won't stop Bees' Alex Yarbrough from achieving dream

Despite using a motion that is atypical of second basemen, Salt Lake's Alex Yarbrough continues to make a name for himself within the organization. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Three-run blast in extra innings hands Bees third straight loss

After ending regulation tied 3-3, an El Paso three-run homer in the 10th inning handed the Bees the 6-3 loss. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Old habits come back to bite the Salt Lake Bees in 10-8 loss

El Paso used a six-run fifth inning to pull ahead for good as Salt Lake dropped its second straight at Smith's Ballpark 10-8. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Bees fall to El Paso 4-2 on Pioneer Day

The Bees strung together eight hits, but just two runs, as they could not rally in their 4-2 loss to El Paso on Friday. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Jo-Jo Reyes, bullpen help Salt Lake Bees complete series sweep of Aces

Behind a solid effort from starter Jo-Jo Reyes and its bullpen, Salt Lake earned its fourth straight win over Reno with a 4-1 victory on Sunday. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Back-to-back home runs gives Bees 6-4 win over Aces

Kaleb Cowart and Jett Bandy hit back-to-back homers in the sixth inning to give Salt Lake its third-straight victory 6-4. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Lights out: Bees power up 13 hits in 6-5 win over Aces

Despite a brief delay due to a slight power outage, the Bees hold on to their early lead to beat the Aces 6-5 on Friday night. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Bees manager Anderson a baseball lifer

Bees manager Dave Anderson was going to be a college quarterback and maybe a banker, but baseball kept calling and he's never looked back. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Brad Rock: Orem Owlz get a lesson in the risky business of minor league marketing

Ogden Raptors president says Orem team was right to withdraw "Caucasian Heritage Night" promo, but characterizations of the team, and the event, were unfair. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Salt Lake Bees' bats come alive as team snaps five-game skid

The home team took advantage of their new-found rest from the All-Star break and wasted no time getting into a rhythm at the plate en route to an impressive 9-3 win over Reno Thursday, the first contest of a four-game homestand at... Read more »

July 16, 2015

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UTA Ballpark Station construction to begin Sunday

The Utah Transit Authority will be replacing the tactile safety strips at the Ballpark TRAX Station starting Sunday. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Bees fend off pesky Chihuahuas to steal series finale

After a seven-run fifth inning, the Bees held off a late El Paso rally for the 8-7 series-finale win. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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El Paso's ninth-inning rally dooms Bees in third straight loss

Holding a 3-2 lead heading into the final inning, the Bees surrendered three runs in the ninth to drop their third straight to El Paso. Read more »

July 6, 2015

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Bees drop second straight to El Paso despite 17 hits

El Paso tallied 11 runs in the first four innings and eventually beat the Bees 13-7 on Sunday afternoon at Smith's Ballpark. Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Bees celebrate Independence Day, fall to El Paso

Salt Lake's comeback bid in the ninth inning falls just short as the Chihuahuas use three big innings to grab an 8-6 win over the Bees Saturday evening. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Kubitza returns, helps lead Bees to series finale victory over Isotopes

Salt Lake had 16 hits and scored in five separate innings to take the 7-2 win over Albuquerque on Monday night at Smith's Ballpark. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning late-inning homers on same night

The red-hot C.J. Cron came up big for Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday. That same night, Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Bees can't present Salcedo with win on 22nd birthday, fall 8-3 to Isotopes

On Salt Lake's Erick Salcedo's 22nd birthday, the Bees could not keep up with Albuquerque on their way to an 8-3 loss Sunday afternoon. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Hot temperatures can't slow down Bees in win over Isotopes

Despite temperatures reaching triple digits in Salt Lake, the Bees used 15 hits to skate by the Isotopes 8-6 on Saturday night. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Player development remains a focus in Bees' win over Isotopes

Behind 17 hits, Salt Lake earned its 30th win of the season by beating Albuquerque 9-5 at Smith's Ballpark on Friday. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Las Vegas' bats too much for Bees to handle in loss

Behind 24 hits, the Las Vegas 51s beat the Bees 20-8 to steal the series finale at Smith's Ballpark Thursday evening. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Former Ute C.J. Cron's three-run blast lifts Bees to 5-4 victory

Down two runs in the eighth, C.J. Cron stepped up to the plate and parked one to left to give Salt Lake the 5-4 win over Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Bees fall in extra innings due to unforced error

In the top of the 10th, Salt Lake's Kaleb Cowart errantly threw to first base leading to Vegas' game-winning score in the 4-3 win over the Bees. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Bumble the Bee: The most popular person at the ballpark (+video)

The Deseret News goes behind the mask with Bumble, the mascot of the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Matt Carson released; final local draft picks sign

The Oakland Athletics released BYU alum and veteran outfielder Matt Carson on Saturday, making the 33-year-old outfielder a free agent. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Pioneer League baseball: Roger Clemens to throw out first pitch at Orem Owlz's home opener

Roger Clemens, one of the most dominant pitchers in Major League Baseball history, will hold a clinic and throw out the first pitch at Saturday's Orem Owlz home opener against the Ogden Raptors.... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Pioneer League baseball: Raptors, Owlz ready to renew O-Town rivalry

Call it the Pioneer League's O-Town Rivalry. Ogden and Orem, the league's two Beehive State franchises, begin the 2015 season Thursday. Though they're separated by little more than 70 miles, the... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Fresno's hot bats too much for Salt Lake Bees in blowout loss

Behind 27 hits, the Grizzlies downed the Bees in the teams' series finale Sunday afternoon. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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Grant Green hits walk-off home run to help Salt Lake Bees beat Fresno Grizzlies

Grant Green took Fresno deep in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Grizzlies 8-7 in walk-off fashion. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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Fresno scores in bunches, Bees can't hit in 9-2 loss

Salt Lake struggled at the plate against the Grizzlies and also gave up 10 hits in the Bees' 9-2 loss to Fresno on Friday night. Read more »

June 12, 2015

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