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Taylor Sets New Career-High with Four Hits in Hot Rods 8-7 Loss

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Bowling Green, Kentucky – Brayden Taylor set his new career-high with four hits but it wasn’t enough as the Bowling Green Hot Rods (3-3) lost an 8-7 thriller to the Greenville Drive (2-4) at Fluor Field on Thursday in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville started the scoring in the bottom of

Isaac Blasts First Bowling Green Homer of the Season In 5-1 Win

April 10, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Xavier Isaac’s two-run homer and 4.0 scoreless innings of relief work from Jonny Cuevas helped the Bowling Green Hot Rods (3-2) to a 5-1 win over the Greenville Drive (1-4) at Fluor Field on Wednesday in Greenville, South Carolina. The Drive broke onto the scoreboard first

Davitt Tosses 5.2 Hitless Innings, Hot Rods Win 7-3 in Greenville

April 9, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Duncan Davitt tossed 5.2 hitless innings, while the offense exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning, leading the Bowling Green Hot Rods (2-2) to their first road win of the year, 7-3 over the Greenville Drive (1-3) at Fluor Field in Greenville, South Carolina. After

Curet Tosses Four Scoreless in Bowling Green 3-0 Loss

April 7, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Yoniel Curet picked up four strikeouts over 4.0 shutout innings, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-2) logged just two hits in a 3-0 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades (2-1) on Sunday from Bowling Green Ballpark. Hudson Valley broke a scoreless game in the top

Cook fans six, Hot Rods fall 14-2

April 6, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Alex Cook punched out six batters over 4.0 innings, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-1) bats went cold in a 14-2 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades (1-1) on Saturday from Bowling Green Ballpark. Hudson Valley began the scoring off Cook in the top of

Hot Rods Steal Franchise Record Seven Bases, Take Opening Day 6-1

April 5, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-0) swiped a franchise record seven steals and Trevor Martin struck out nine batters to beat the Hudson Valley Renegades (0-1) 6-1 on Opening Day from Bowling Green Ballpark. Bowling Green took the lead in the bottom of the first off

Seven Top Prospects Headline Roster for Hot Rods 15th Season

April 2, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, High-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to reveal the roster prior to the 15th season at Bowling Green Ballpark. 15 players return to the squad, with 13 new faces making their Hot Rods debut, combining for seven of

Hot Rods Announce Meet the Team Event in April

March 25, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods are excited to announce their 2024 meet the team event on Wednesday, April 3. The event will take place after Wednesday’s practice, which is also open to the public. Fans can enter the ballpark when the gates open at 3:00 PM

Hot Rods Release 2024 Promotion Schedule

March 5, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, High-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to release their promotion schedule for the upcoming 2024 season. Many fan-favorite promotions return to Bowling Green Ballpark this summer, along with new and fun additions throughout the home schedule. The Hot

Hot Rods Go Cashless, Extend Netting for 2024 Season

February 27, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, High-A Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, prepare for changes for the upcoming 2024 season. A majority of Bowling Green Ballpark will become cashless starting March 15. Fan safety will also receive changes, extending the protective netting on each side of

Hot Rods Announce Alter Ego, Become Cavemen in 2024

February 8, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods are thrilled to announce the team will transform into the “Bowling Green Cavemen” on multiple occasions in 2024. The alternate identity will represent the many beautiful cave systems scattered across the state of Kentucky. The Hot Rods inspiration was drawn from

Valenzuela Returns, Hot Rods Unveil 2024 Coaching Staff

January 23, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, proud High-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to announce the coaching staff for the upcoming 2024 season. The staff retains three members from the previous season, returns one coach from the 2021 season, and adds two new faces.

Hot Rods 2024 Single Game Tickets on Sale Monday

January 11, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods are excited to announce that single game tickets for the 2024 season will be available, Monday, January 15. Tickets can be purchased at BGHotRods.com. Tickets start at $12 for reserved sections, down the first and third baseline. Premium tickets are available

Hot Rods Hire New Manager of Fun, Promote Three Others

January 4, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods are excited to announce a new member, and a returning position, to the front office, as well as three promotions to current staff during the 2023 off-season. Taking over as the Manager of Fun, a position that is returning to the

Three Hot Rods Selected to South Atlantic League All-Star Team

September 20, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky– The Bowling Green Hot Rods are excited to announced that three players from the 2023 roster have been selected as South Atlantic League All-Stars. Outfielder Dru Baker, shortstop Carson Williams, and left-handed pitcher Keyshawn Askew were all rewarded for their phenomenal seasons by earning SAL All-Star awards.

Bowling Green Falls 6-5 to Greensboro in Season Finale

September 10, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – In the season finale, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (38-27, 69-57) let up three runs in the ninth to fall 6-5 to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (32-33, 68-61) on Sunday at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Bowling Green offense struck first in the bottom of the third against

Williams and Isaac Homer Twice, Hot Rods Cruise to 11-4 Win

September 9, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Carson Williams and Xavier Isaac each collected two home runs, powering the Bowling Green Hot Rods (38-26, 69-56) to an 11-4 win over the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-33, 67-61) on Saturday at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Hot Rods scored the first runs of the game in the

Hot Rods Fall 11-2, Eliminated From Playoff Contention

September 8, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – After being eliminated from postseason play, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (37-26, 68-56) fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-32, 67-60) 11-2 despite six strikeouts from Ian Seymour on Friday at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Grasshoppers began the scoring in the top of the third against Seymour.

James Drives in Four in 19-10 Loss to Grasshoppers

September 7, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Kamren James blasted a two-run homer and tied his career-high with four RBIs, but the Bowling Green Bootleggers (37-25, 68-55) were out-hit by the Greensboro Grasshoppers (30-32, 66-60) 16-12 in a 19-10 loss on Thursday at Bowling Green Ballpark. Greensboro scored their first runs of the

Williams and Isaac Play Hero, Hot Rods Walk-Off Twice

September 6, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – After winning the resumption of a suspended game on a walk-off double from Carson Williams, 5-4, from September 5, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (37-24, 68-54) walked it off again with a single by Xavier Isaac in game two to beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers (29-31, 65-60)

Hot Rods and Grasshoppers Series Opener Suspended

September 5, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (35-24, 66-54) and the Greensboro Grasshoppers (29-30, 65-58) game scheduled for Tuesday, September 5, was suspended in the top of the sixth inning, tied, 1-1. The two teams will complete the game on Wednesday starting prior to their regularly scheduled nine-inning

Williams Swats 21st Homer, Hot Rods Flatten Tourists 8-2

September 3, 2023

Asheville, North Carolina – In the final road game of the season, Carson Williams clobbered a three-run homer in the first that led to an 8-2 win for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (35-24, 66-54) over the Asheville Tourists (22-38, 48-73) on Sunday at McCormick Field. Bowling Green scored the

Hot Rods Clobber Three Home Runs in 8-6 Victory Over Tourists

September 2, 2023

Asheville, North Carolina – Kamren James drilled the first of three home runs for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-23-65-53) with a go-ahead two-run blast in the top of the fourth, leading to an 8-6 win over the Asheville Tourists (21-37, 47-72) on Saturday at McCormick Field. Bowling Green began

James Drives in Three Runs in Hot Rods 5-3 Win Over Tourists

September 1, 2023

Asheville, North Carolina – Kamren James went 3-for-4, driving in three runs to help the Bowling Green Hot Rods (33-24, 63-54) take a 5-3 win over the Asheville Tourists (22-35, 48-70) on Friday night at McCormick Field in Asheville, North Carolina. The Tourists opened the scoring in the bottom of

Isaac Launches Two Homers, Hot Rods Split Doubleheader

August 31, 2023

Asheville, North Carolina – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (32-24, 63-54) split a doubleheader with the Asheville Tourists (22-35, 48-70), taking game one, 7-0, and dropping game two, 3-2, on Thursday at McCormick Field. In game one, the Hot Rods offense opened the scoring in the top of the first