Category Archives: Florida State League

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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2017 Chiefs hurler Hicks makes Cardinals’ MLB roster

Jordan Hicks started last season in the Midwest League, pitching for the Peoria Chiefs. He’ll start this season in the National League, pitching out of the bullpen for the St. Louis Cardinals. That’s according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Derrick … Continue reading

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits walk-off homer in Montreal

Just when it seemed Toronto Blue Jays fans couldn’t get more excited about their top prospect, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. did something to further cement the idea he could be the second coming of his Hall-of-Fame father. Continuing a new tradition … Continue reading

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Twins trade Palacios to Rays for Odorizzi

The Twins and the Rays swapped former Midwest Leaguers in a two-player trade Saturday, as Minnesota sent shortstop Jermaine Palacios to Tampa Bay for RHP Jake Odorizzi. Palacios played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2016 and the first half … 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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