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Bees manager talks Scioscia, blue-collar mentality and being part-psychologist

Keith Johnson has been all around the Los Angeles Angels organization: as a player, as a manager and more recently as...

Bees pitcher Tyler Skaggs healthy, eager to start journey back to big leagues in Salt Lake City

Bees pitcher Tyler Skaggs missed all of 2015 recovering from Tommy John surgery but is ready to take the necessary steps in Salt Lake City now to end the season back in Los Angeles. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Former Salt Lake Bees player Brandon Wood looks to use own failure to his advantage as a manager

The former Salt Lake Bee, who appeared in over 300 games with the Bees, fizzled out of the lineups and is now starting the process all over again — as a manager. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Salt Lake Bees-Los Angeles Angels exhibition game canceled due to snow

The Salt Lake Bees-Los Angeles Angels exhibition game has been canceled due to rain and snow throughout the Wasatch Front. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Salt Lake Bees set to host Major League's Angels in exhibition contest Tuesday

First pitch for the exhibition game between the Salt Lake Bees and the Los Angeles Angels is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. at Smith's Ballpark, barring any inclement weather. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Weber State notebook: '61-year-old rookie' Klauke gets to call his first NCAA D-I tourney game

Steve Klauke, the longtime play-by-play radio voice for the Salt Lake Bees, has been in the broadcasting business for a long time. But on Friday, he finally got to call the first NCAA Division I... Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Photos: Star spangled opportunity: Tots and veteran performers audition to sing national anthem at Bees games

Young tykes and seasoned performers alike auditioned Saturday at Smith's Ballpark to perform the national anthem at the Salt Lake Bees home games. The Bees' season gets underway in April. Read more »

March 12, 2016

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Salt Lake Bees: Games and promotions to catch in 2016

Baseball will be at Smith's Ballpark again soon, and so will Harry Potter, Batman and Luke Skywalker. Read more »

March 4, 2016

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Morning links: Hayward becomes 'gaming correspondent' for 'Players Tribune'; ESPN talks Utah football

Utah Jazz forward again publicly argues in favor of playing video games; Pac-12 questions answered, including some concerning the Utes; Salt Lake Bees part of MLB's worst farm system. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2016

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Morning links: BYU-Utah bowl matchup 'becoming realistic;' Q&A with former Cougar Alani Fua; Salt Lake Bees named top franchise

Fox Sports' Stewart Mandel reports possibility of Cougars and Utes facing each other in the Las Vegas Bowl; Arizona Cardinals rookie reflects on time in Provo; Salt Lake Bees named Triple-A... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015

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Mascots converge to raise funds for needy children

The 12th annual Mascot Bowl brought mascots from around the United States to help the Jazz Bear raise money for “Bear Hugs for Kids” and “Firemen and Friends for Kids.” Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015

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Rainiers rally for 13-6 win after Bees relievers can’t close the deal

Tacoma pounded out11 hits and scored 13 runs as the Rainiers defeated Salt Lake with ease. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Bees errorless, pitcher Nate Smith shines as Salt Lake cruises to easy home win

The Salt Lake Bees cranked out 16 hits Tuesday and scored 10 runs to earn a 10-1 win over the Tacoma Rainiers. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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For many Salt Lake Bees, September is the time to prove their MLB worth

Making it to the majors is an accomplishment, but sticking there is another. Plenty of those who played this season between Los Angeles and Salt Lake have gotten appearances here and there, but get... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Clutch seventh-inning hitting lifts Bees past Rainiers

Salt Lake rallied from a 4-3 deficit in Monday's game against Tacoma as Gary Brown and Efren Navarro delivered clutch hits in the Bees' 6-5 win. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Miscues costly in Matt Shoemaker’s return to Salt Lake

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker started for the Bees Saturday, giving up three runs as the Iowa Cubs beat the Salt Lake Bees 3-1 in the series finale. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Bees throttle Cubs in front of huge crowd on Fan Appreciation Night

Bees pitcher Nate Smith recorded the first win of his Triple-A career Friday as the Bees rallied for a 12-8 win over the Iowa Cubs. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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That awkward moment: Bees catcher faces old team … and upcoming groomsman

Rafael Lopez was traded from the Iowa Cubs to the Salt Lake Bees on July 3. He considers playing against his old team and a groomsman for his upcoming wedding "awkward." Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Bees roughed up in loss to Cubs; Bees catcher suffers hand injury

The Salt Lake Bees fell to the Iowa Cubs 13-2 and Bees catcher Rafael Lopez suffered a hand injury in the game. He will be evaluated Friday morning. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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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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