Category Archives: Durham Bulls

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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Wong leads Durham to Triple-A championship title

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Kean Wong went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and a double to lead the Durham Bulls to a 5-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds in this year’s Triple-A National Championship Game. Wong provided … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler named Futures Game MVP

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Brent Honeywell was named the All-Star Futures Game MVP after the U.S. Futures team beat the World Futures team 7-6 at Marlins Park on Sunday. Honeywell — currently a pitcher for the Durham Bulls, … Continue reading

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Hot Rods become Bootleggers, shut out Snappers

The Bowling Green Hot Rods adopted the nickname Bootleggers for a night and became 100-proof winners by shutting out the Beloit Snappers 4-0. Saturday was Bootleggers Night at Bowling Green Ballpark, in honor of Kentucky’s rich bourbon history. Hot Rods … Continue reading


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Ryne and Jared Sandberg in the Midwest League

Yesterday the Philadelphia Phillies tweeted the above photo of their skipper, Ryne Sandberg, and his nephew Jared Sandberg, who manages in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. This is as good as any reason to write about them both managing in the Midwest … Continue reading

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