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2012 Year In Review: Burlington Bees

Cole starred with the Bees.

The Burlington Bees' 2012 campaign came to an end in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs with a loss to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Friday. Our Burlington correspondent Bill Seals tracked the Oakland A's Low-A affiliate all season and he reviews the season that was in Iowa.

In order to make the Midwest League playoffs, the Burlington Bees relied heavily on a solid starting rotation to overcome their shortcomings at the dish. But in the end, excellent starts from Tanner Peters, A.J. Cole and Drew Granier couldn't overcome an offense that was shut out in Games 2 and 3 of a first-round series loss to Wisconsin. The three games ended in scores of 4-0, 4-0 and 3-0, with...

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