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Prospect League Adds Clinton LumberKings & Burlington Bees

Prospect January 14, 2021 - ELKVILLE, Ill. - The Prospect League is proud to announce further expansion with the additions of the Clinton LumberKings andBurlington Bees. "We are proud to announce that both the Burlington Bees and the Clinton LumberKings are joining the Prospect League for the upcoming 2021 season and beyond," said Prospect League Commissioner Dennis Bastien. "We applaud their decision to be a part of our league and welcome them with open arms." Both clubs bring professional-level operations and facilities to the Prospect League. ... Full Story

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Burlington Bees Join Prospect League

Prospect Burlington Bees January 13, 2021 - BURLINGTON, IOWA - When the Burlington Bees announced their release from Minor League Baseball, they made a promise. That promise, that baseball would go on at Community Field in Burlington, Iowa, has been fulfilled. Today, the Burlington Baseball Association has announced that the Burlington Bees are joining the Prospect League, a top collegiate wood bat baseball league with teams spanning across the Midwest and into Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Southeast Iowa and Western Illinois fans can rest easy knowing that the ... Full Story

LumberKings Join Prospect League

Prospect Clinton LumberKings January 13, 2021 - CLINTON, IOWA - The LumberKings announced today that they will be joining the Prospect League (PL) - a 16-team Collegiate Wood Bat league with teams spread across the Midwest from eastern Missouri to western Pennsylvania. The announcement comes after a final decision by Major League Baseball (MLB) to not offer the LumberKings a Professional Development League (PDL) license. The LumberKings had been the only remaining Charter Member left in the Midwest League (MWL) - starting play in 1956. "We are looking forward to pla... Full Story

Terry McDevitt Named Sliders Field Manager

Prospect Springfield Sliders October 29, 2020 - The Springfield Sliders officially announce the hiring of Terry McDevitt as the Field Manager for the 2021 season. "We are really excited to have Terry coming in as our new Field Manager for 2021 and beyond. We feel he is a great fit for what we are trying to do here in Springfield. His knowledge of baseball will make him a great mentor to our players and help develop them to become better baseball players which is what we are all about." Terry has a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's in technology where he ... Full Story

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