Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Bowling Green Hot Rods get new owner

Two weeks after winning their first Midwest League championship title, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have a new owner. On Tuesday the Hot Rods announced the team has been sold to BG SKY, LLC, which is solely owned by businessman … Continue reading

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Snappers and A’s extend their affiliation through 2020 season

The Beloit Snappers and the Oakland Athletics have extended their player-development contract through the 2020 season, keeping intact an affiliation that has been in place since 2013. That leaves the Kane County Cougars as the only Midwest League team without … Continue reading

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Ex-Whitecaps OF Stewart hits 1st two MLB HRs in Tigers win

Former West Michigan Whitecaps outfielder Christin Stewart hit his first two major-league homers and drove in six runs to lead the Detroit Tigers to an 11-8 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. Stewart’s six RBI are a career … Continue reading

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Clinton signs two-year affiliation deal with Marlins

The Clinton LumberKings will have a new parent club next season after announcing Thursday night that they’ve signed a two-year player-development contract with the Miami Marlins. The LumberKings were affiliated with the Seattle Mariners the past 10 seasons. The Marlins … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler Snell wins 20th game of season for Rays

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods hurler Blake Snell collected his 20th win of the season for the Tampa Bay Rays in the team’s 4-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday. Snell is the first 20-game winner in the major … Continue reading

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