Category Archives: Florida State League

Thomas, Franco win top Midwest League awards

The Midwest League announced its year-end award winners Friday, with former Kane County Cougars outfielder Alek Thomas and former Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco being named the league’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year, respectively. Thomas … Continue reading

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Franco getting promoted to Florida State League

Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco — considered by many to be the top prospect in baseball — will be promoted from the Midwest League to the high-A Florida State League, where he will play for the Charlotte Stone … Continue reading

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Former Hot Rods manager returns to skipper BG again

A former Hot Rods skipper will return to Bowling Green this year to manage the team again. Reinaldo Ruiz will manage the Hot Rods after serving as skipper of the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs last year. The Stone Crabs went … Continue reading

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Cardinals announce Chiefs coaching staff for 2019 season

The Peoria Chiefs will have a new manager for the upcoming season, while getting back the same pitching and hitting coaches they had when the team won the Midwest League Western Division title last year. Peoria’s new manager is former … Continue reading

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Quad Cities pitching staff breaks MWL strikeouts record

The Quad Cities River Bandits pitching staff broke the Midwest League record for strikeouts in a single season Friday, and have 16 more games left to go. River Bandits starting pitcher Leovanny Rodriguez’s third strikeout of the game was QC’s … Continue reading

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