Bees Announce 2017 Schedule

Bees open 2017 season at home on April 6th

By Burlington Bees | September 12, 2016 3:01 PM ET

(Burlington, IA) - The Burlington Bees, Class-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, have announced its 2017 schedule.

For the third straight season, the Burlington Bees will open the season at home when they host the Peoria Chiefs in a brief two-game series starting on April 6th. The Bees will then hit the road for a two-game set at Peoria.

The Bees will have their first round of games against the East Division in May, when they head to Midland, Michigan to take on the Great Lakes Loons for a three game series, wrapping up the six game road trip with three against the Lansing Lugnuts. The Bees will welcome back the South Bend Cubs and the West Michigan Whitecaps to Community Field, in 2017, in a six game home stand beginning on May 8th.

The Bees will finish the first half with the same opponent they started with, playing a three game series at Peoria before the All-Star break in mid-June. Burlington will start the second half at home with a four game series against the Peoria Chiefs on June 22nd.

The Fort Wayne Tin Caps and the Lake County Captains return to Burlington for the first time since 2015, for pair of three game series beginning on July 12th. 

The months of August and September will be home heavy for the Burlington Bees as they play 19 of their last 33 games at Community Field. The Bees will finish the 2017 season at home against the Clinton LumberKings, the eighth season in a row the Bees have ended the season at home.

View the 2017 schedule HERE

 

 

 

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