Category Archives: Bowling Green Hot Rods

Hot Rods cruise to 17-0 victory over South Bend Cubs

The Hot Rods offense didn’t really get its engine revved up until the 5th inning, but Bowling Green’s starting pitcher kept his opponents stymied before the bats took over in BG’s 17-0 win over the South Bend Cubs on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Sampen, Marcano named Midwest League players of the week

Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Caleb Sampen and Fort Wayne TinCaps infielder Tucupita Marcano respectively were named the Midwest League’s pitcher and offensive player of the week for April 29-May 5. Sampen made one start during that period, against the … Continue reading

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Chiefs edge Hot Rods 2-1 in pitchers’ duel

With a two-day trip to Clinton already planned for this weekend, I made a last-minute decision to drive down to Peoria for Friday’s game first, figuring it might be my best chance to see Bowling Green’s Wander Franco, just in … Continue reading

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Franco, Parsons named Midwest League players of the week

Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco and Peoria Chiefs RHP Tommy Parsons respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for April 22-28. Franco — one of the top prospects in baseball — batted … Continue reading

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Benson’s four-homer game highlights notable night in MWL

There were several notable performances in the Midwest League on Thursday, with a four-homer game by Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson chief among them. Benson’s four roundtrippers (a grand slam, a two-run homer, and two solo shots) in Lake … Continue reading

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