Category Archives: Bowling Green Hot Rods

Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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Powell leads race for MWL batting crown

Beloit Snappers OF Herschel “Boog” Powell leads the Midwest League with a .335 batting average (84-for-251) heading into Sunday’s game action. West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard is in second place with a .330 batting average (86-for-261). Bowling Green Hot … Continue reading

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2014 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters announced

The full rosters for the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Game were announced this afternoon. The South Bend Silver Hawks lead the way with six representatives, while four other teams — the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Peoria Chiefs, the West Michigan Whitecaps … Continue reading

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Singleton, Bedrosian make MLB debuts; Alvarez throws gem

Tuesday was an off-day for all teams in the Midwest League, but there were notable performances by plenty of former MWL players to fill the void. Major-league debuts Several former Midwest League players made their major-league debuts Tuesday. The headliner was Houston … Continue reading

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Three blowout games in MWL Sunday

There were three Midwest League games Sunday in which the winning team’s margin of victory was 10 runs or more. The most lopsided score belongs to the game at Parkview Field. The visiting West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Fort Wayne … Continue reading

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Taveras homers in MLB debut

Top St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras made his long-awaited MLB debut today, and he didn’t disappoint. Taveras blasted a 418-foot homer off San Francisco Giants SP Yusmeiro Petit in the bottom of the 5th inning. The solo shot earned him … Continue reading

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Aguilera, Aviles named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees 1B Eric Aguilera and Lake County Captains RHP Robbie Aviles were respectively named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for the seven-day period ending May 18. As usual in its announcement of its “Player of … Continue reading

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Cougars pitchers no-hit River Bandits

Kane County Cougars pitchers Tyler Skulina and Nathan Dorris combined efforts to no-hit the Quad Cities River Bandits in nine innings at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark on Saturday. The 3-0 win was the 8th no-hitter in Cougars history and the 1st … Continue reading

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Plutko, McFarland named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains RHP Adam Plutko and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 2B Chris McFarland were respectively named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of May 5-11. Plutko won thanks to his stellar performance against … Continue reading

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