Category Archives: Bowling Green Hot Rods

Former Bandits hurler Kelly agrees to Dodgers deal

Former Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Joe Kelly reportedly has agreed to a 3-year, $25 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The right-hander went 4-2 with a 4.39 ERA, 68 strikeouts and 32 walks in 73 relief appearances (65.2 … 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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New Blue Jays manager played in Midwest League

The Toronto Blue Jays announced longtime Tampa Bay Rays coach Charlie Montoyo as their new manager Thursday. Montoyo spent 18 seasons (1997-2014) managing Rays’ minor-league teams, though never the Bowling Green Hot Rods. He joined Tampa Bay’s major-league coaching staff … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Hot Rods get new owner

Two weeks after winning their first Midwest League championship title, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have a new owner. On Tuesday the Hot Rods announced the team has been sold to BG SKY, LLC, which is solely owned by businessman … Continue reading

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