Category Archives: Charlotte Stone Crabs

Albernaz replaces Ruiz as Hot Rods manager

Craig Albernaz will manage the Bowling Green Hot Rods this year instead of Reinaldo Ruiz, the team announced. Ruiz was slated to return for a fourth season at the helm of the Hot Rods, but the Tampa Bay Rays reassigned … Continue reading

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Reinaldo Ruiz returning as Hot Rods manager

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Wednesday that Reinaldo Ruiz will return as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods this coming season. It will be Ruiz’s fourth season at the helm of the Hot Rods, and his ninth year as … Continue reading

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Rays announce 2017 Hot Rods coaching staff

Reinaldo Ruiz will return for a third season as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2017, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Tuesday. In 2016, Ruiz led the Hot Rods to their best season in team history, notching a … Continue reading

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Whitecaps pitcher suspended after positive test for banned drug

A current West Michigan Whitecaps pitcher and a former Bowling Green Hot Rods hurler each were suspended 50 games Monday after testing positive for banned substances. According to a press release from the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, Whitecaps RHP … Continue reading

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Cardinals, Wong agree to 5-year, $25.5 million deal

The St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday they’ve finalized a five-year deal with former Quad Cities River Bandits second baseman Kolten Wong. Wong’s new $25.5 million contract covers the 2016 through 2020 seasons, and also includes a club option for 2021. … Continue reading

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