Category Archives: Bowling Green Hot Rods

Dickerson-McGee trade includes two ex-Midwest Leaguers

Thursday’s four-player trade between the Colorado Rockies and the Tampa Bay Rays included two former Midwest Leaguers. The Rays traded closer Jake McGee and minor-league pitcher German Marquez to the Rockies for outfielder Corey Dickerson and minor-league third baseman Kevin … Continue reading

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Rays: Ruiz returning to Hot Rods’ helm

Reinaldo Ruiz will return as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2016, the Tampa Bay Rays announced. This will be Ruiz’s second season at the helm of the Hot Rods, and his seventh as a coach in the … Continue reading

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Ex-Midwest Leaguers McCurry, Yates traded to new teams

A pair of former Midwest League players were traded in separate transactions Wednesday. The Oakland Athletics traded RHP Brendan McCurry to the Houston Astros for infielder Jed Lowrie. McCurry made 15 relief appearances for the 2014 Beloit Snappers, going 2-0 … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Hot Rods unveil new logos and uniforms

The Bowling Green Hot Rods unveiled their new logos and uniforms Thursday evening. This is the first rebranding for the seven-year-old franchise, which joined the Midwest League in 2010. The team’s primary colors change from red and yellow to orange and … Continue reading

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First look: New Hot Rods logos and uniforms

The Bowling Green Hot Rods unveiled new logos and uniforms tonight. Here is your first look at them, via a photo shared by the team on social media a few minutes ago. I will share more information about the team’s new look … Continue reading

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Four ex-Midwest Leaguers involved in Mariners-Rays trade

Four former Midwest Leaguers were included in Thursday’s six-player trade between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners acquired RHP Nathan Karns, LHP C.J. Riefenhauser and outfielder Herschel “Boog” Powell from the Rays in exchange for shortstop/outfielder Brad Miller, RHP Danny Farquhar and … Continue reading

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Snell named Baseball America’s MiLB player of the year

Baseball America named former Bowling Green Hot Rods hurler Blake Snell its 2015 Minor League Player of the Year. The 22-year-old left-hander’s season was split across three levels (High-A, Double-A and Triple-A), cumulatively going 15-4 with a 1.41 ERA, 163 … Continue reading

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