Category Archives: Midwest League

Timber Rattlers unveil new logos for 25th season

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers recently unveiled a new logo commemorating their 25th season next year. Seen above, the logo features the number 25 over an outline of the state of Wisconsin, with a Timber Rattler wrapped around the number 5. … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler Snell wins AL Cy Young Award

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods hurler Blake Snell was named the American League Cy Young Award winner on Wednesday, becoming only the second Tampa Bay Rays pitcher to receive the honor. Snell won with 169 total points, 15 more than … Continue reading

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Hot Rods announce stadium improvement plans

The Bowling Green Hot Rods announced a plan Wednesday to make more than $2 million in improvements to Bowling Green Ballpark, to be completed by Opening Day next year. Perhaps the most visible change will be a new high-definition scoreboard … Continue reading

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Former hitting coach to manage Snappers in 2019

A former hitting coach will return to Beloit next season as the new manager of the Snappers. It is the first managerial assignment for Lloyd Turner, who was Beloit’s hitting coach in 2014 and 2015. He also served in that … Continue reading

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McCullers undergoes elbow surgery, will miss 2019 season

Houston Astros RHP Lance McCullers Jr. — a former Quad Cities hurler — underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Tuesday and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season as he recovers. He went 10-6 with a 3.86 … Continue reading

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