TRAVERSE CITY MI-- Left handed pitcher Rusty Shellhorn is the latest player to be signed by the Traverse City Beach Bums. Shellhorn spent time in college with Texas Tech University after transferring from Washington State University. The 2012 31st round pick by the Seattle Mariners will add depth to a pitching staff that is full of new faces. Photo provided by and used with the permission of Texas Tech University.
TRAVERSE CITY MI-- The Traverse City Beach Bums have added another big bat in Yazy Arbelo. Arbelo spent the past four seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks system amassing 78 homeruns and 247 RBI. The first baseman from Keystone College (PA) was a 26th round pick in 2010 and will fill the need for a left handed power hitter to hit behind returning 2012 MVP Jose Vargas.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI The Traverse City Beach Bums waste no time in filling the open Field Manager position, hiring former 3-time AAA MiLB Manager of the Year Dan Rohn. After spending last season as the Beach Bums Bench Coach, Rohn was promoted when the former skipper Gregg Langbehn accepted a job with the Cleveland Indians last Friday.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI Gregg Langbehn is moving up to the Cleveland Indians. Langbehn will be in charge of the brand new instant replay system for the Indians that will be starting this season in Major League Baseball, and will be telling Manager Terry Francona and bench coach Brad Mills when to challenge and when not to. Its an incredible opportunity and challenge to be in the big leagues and one that I couldn't pass up, said Langbehn. I'm really excited about it.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI The Beach Bums have found Suntan and Sunburn a new radio home in 98.1 and 107.1 The Bear and are excited to have the support of the Northern Star Broadcasting network as they head into the 2014 star packed promotion schedule.