Category Archives: Bowling Green Hot Rods

Four former Midwest Leaguers traded Friday

Four former Midwest League players were traded Friday, including three who once suited up for the Clinton LumberKings. Three of those ex-Midwest Leaguers were traded in a five-player deal between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners sent RHP … Continue reading

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Ex-Loons infielder Calhoun named Fall Stars Game MVP

Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Willie Calhoun — a former Great Lakes Loons second baseman — was named the Most Valuable Player of the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game after going 3-for-3 with a home run, three runs batted in, and two … Continue reading

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BG’s ‘Bootlegger Night’ named top MiLB promo of year

The Bowling Green Hot Rods’ “Bootlegger Night” was named Minor League Baseball’s top promotion of the year Wednesday. “Bootlegger Night” was a nod to the rich history of bourbon in Kentucky, which included bootlegging during the Prohibition era. Here is a description of … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler gets win in first MLB start

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher German Marquez earned his first major-league win in his first MLB start Wednesday. Marquez previously made three relief appearances for the Rockies, making his MLB debut two weeks ago, but Colorado called on him … Continue reading

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MWL championship trophy on display in Loons office

The Great Lakes Loons have the Midwest League championship trophy on display in their front office, as you can see in the above photo shared by the team on social media. The Loons won the league title Sunday when they … Continue reading

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