Category Archives: Bowling Green Hot Rods

Guide to the 2017 Midwest League coaching staffs

As the start of the 2017 Midwest League season draws near, you may be wondering who the coaches are for each team this year. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers pitching coach rest of … Continue reading

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Rays sign ex-Hot Rods OF Kiermaier to 6-year, $53.5M contract

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Monday that they signed outfielder Kevin Kiermaier to a six-year, $53.5 million contract through the 2022 season, with a club option for 2023. The former Bowling Green Hot Rods player’s existing contract was set to … Continue reading

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Dodgers trade De Jong to Mariners; Nats sign Blanton

Former Lansing Lugnuts pitcher Chase De Jong was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The right-hander was swapped for two prospects, shortstop Drew Jackson and RHP Aneurys Zabala. De Jong pitched for the Lugnuts … Continue reading

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Ex-Midwest Leaguers lead Brisbane to ABL title

The Brisbane Bandits won their second consecutive Australian Baseball League title Saturday, with several former Midwest Leaguers playing key roles. The biggest contribution came from starting pitcher Kramer Champlin, who gave up only one hit — a solo homer by … Continue reading

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Cubs trade Dewees to Royals; Nats acquire Romero

The Chicago Cubs traded minor-league outfielder Donnie Dewees to the Kansas City Royals for right-handed pitcher Alec Mills on Wednesday. Dewees split the 2016 season between two Class-A levels, including 94 games in the Midwest League. He batted .282 with 3 … Continue reading

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