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Triple-A award winners and All-Stars

Rays' Aranda, Giants' Villar named league MVPs for 2022
@Steph_Sheehan
November 7, 2022

Minor League Baseball has revealed the end-of-season award winners and All-Star teams for the two Triple-A circuits, based on votes cast by league managers. Highlighting the winners for the International League are the Rays' Jonathan Aranda, who took home a circuit's MVP honors for the second straight year; Pitcher of

Durham Defeats Norfolk 11-6

Aranda clubs 3 hits, including 2 doubles as Bulls record season-high 11 runs
April 21, 2022

The Durham Bulls (5-10) beat the Norfolk Tides (10-5) 11-6 on Thursday afternoon at Harbor Park to pick up their first win of the six-game series. The Bulls used a strong offensive output to start the game, and a balanced attack throughout the game to secure the win. Bulls 2B

Bradley, Mead shined for Rays in 2021

Dominant individual, team seasons defined deep Tampa Bay system
@SamDykstraMiLB
December 21, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. There's no other way to put it: The Rays system enjoyed one of

2021 MiLB playoffs preview: Double-A

Wichita set to experience its first taste of postseason action
September 21, 2021

The Double-A playoffs begin with three best-of-five series featuring the top two teams in each league. Montgomery and Mississippi face off in the South, Wichita wrestles with Northwest Arkansas in the Central and Bowie battles Akron in the Northeast. All three series are set to run from Sept. 21-26.

Biscuits Battle Rain, Club Smokies, 13-1

Shenton connects for his first Biscuit home run -- a grand slam -- in seventh
August 5, 2021

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In what was supposed to be game one of a doubleheader, the Biscuits (44-34) fell behind early, but scored 13 unanswered runs in a 13-1 win in seven innings over the Tennessee Smokies (33-42) on Wednesday night at Riverwalk Stadium. Game one of the original doubleheader got

Hogan K's 10 in Hot Rods Fourth-Straight Win

BG overcomes four-run deficit in 16-4 win over Captains
August 22, 2019

Eastlake, OH- Miller Hogan set a new career-high with 10 strikeouts in the Bowling Green Hot Rods 16-4 win over the Lake County Captains on Thursday night at Classic Park. The Hot Rods improve to 75-54 overall and 36-23 in the second half ahead of the series finale on Friday

Qsar Homers in Hot Rods Third-Straight Win

Aranda extends hit streak to 13 games as Bowling Green takes opener 5-4
August 21, 2019

Eastlake, OH- Jonathan Aranda extended his hit streak to 13-games and Jordan Qsar homered as the Bowling Green Hot Rods won their third-straight game with a 5-4 victory over the Lake County Captains at Classic Park to open a three-game series. The Hot Rods improve to 74-54 overall and 35-23

Hot Rods Hold Off Late TinCaps Rally in 6-5 Win

BG wins season series against Fort Wayne with Tuesday night victory
August 20, 2019

Fort Wayne, IN- Ford Proctor led the charge as the Bowling Green Hot Rods held on for a 6-5 Tuesday night win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps in the penultimate game of a four-game set at Parkview Field. The Hot Rods improve to 73-54 overall and 34-23 in the second

Trageton Shines as Hot Rods Edge TinCaps 4-3

Bowling Green wins on play at the plate on Monday
August 19, 2019

Fort Wayne, IN- Zack Trageton hurled seven scoreless frames, including four no-hit innings, in the Bowling Green Hot Rods 4-3 victory over the Fort Wayne TinCaps on Monday night at Parkview Field thanks to a game-ending play at the plate. The Hot Rods improve to 72-54 overall and 33-23 in

Hot Rods Drop Series Opener to TinCaps, 3-2 on Saturday

Aranda extends hit streak to nine games in loss
August 17, 2019

Fort Wayne, IN- Jonathan Aranda extended his hit streak to nine games in Bowling Green's 3-2 loss to the Fort Wayne TinCaps to open up a four-game series at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Saturday night. The Hot Rods are 32-22 in the second half and 71-53 overall

Proctor Homers, Hogan Deals as Bootleggers Beat Dragons 5-1

Bowling Green evens series with Dayton with Thursday-night victory
August 15, 2019

Miller Hogan threw 7.0 innings of one-run ball and Ford Proctor launched a two-run homer to lead the Bowling Green Bootleggers to a 5-1 victory over the Dayton Dragons. Bowling Green improves to 70-52, 31-21 in the second half, ahead of the series finale on Friday night, which will feature

Qsar Homers in 7-4 Loss to Loons on Sunday

Benches clear in ninth as Hot Rods fall a game back of Great Lakes
August 11, 2019

Midland, MI- Jordan Qsar homered and the benches cleared in the ninth inning but the Bowling Green Hot Rods fell to the Great Lakes Loons 7-4 in the middle game of a three-game series at Dow Diamond on Sunday afternoon. The Hot Rods are 68-51 overall and 29-20, one game

Cardenas, Aranda Homer in Hot Rods in DH Split

Witt spotless in first opening appearance
August 6, 2019

Bowling Green, KY- Ruben Cardenas homered in a game one win while Jonathan Aranda homered in the second game of a double header as the Hot Rods split the twin bill with a 3-1 win in the first contest and a 6-3 loss in game two. Bowling Green has an

Hot Rods Fall 7-5 in 10 Innings in Series Opener to Captains

Lake County outlasts Bowling Green to win on Saturday night
July 27, 2019

The Bowling Green Hot Rods rallied from two-runs down to send the game to extra innings, but the Lake County Captains emerged with a 7-5 win in 10 innings to take the series opener at Bowling Green Ballpark on Saturday night. The Hot Rods fell to 61-43 ahead of Sunday

Bootleggers Cruise Past TinCaps in 9-3 Victory

Bowling Green rides pair of four-run frames to blowout win
July 25, 2019

Miller Hogan threw a career-high 6.0 innings and his offense picked up a pair of four-run innings to lead the Bowling Green Bootleggers to a 9-3 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps. Bowling Green will look for the sweep on Friday night, beginning with a 6:35 p.m. first pitch.

Hot Rods Earn 6-5 Comeback Win to Open Series

Bowling Green scores five runs over final three frames to defeat TinCaps
July 24, 2019

The Bowling Green Hot Rods scored five runs over the sixth, seventh, and eighth innings to erase a three-run deficit and defeat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 6-5 on Wednesday night at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Hot Rods improve to 59-42, 20-11 in the second half, ahead of Thursday's game, which

Hot Rods Fall in 6-5 Walk-Off Loss to Cougars on Wednesday

Bowling Green blows ninth-inning lead in series opener to Kane County
July 18, 2019

Geneva, IL- Chris Betts homered and Ford Proctor had a three-hit night, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods couldn't hold off a ninth-inning rally by the Kane County Cougars in a 6-5 walk-off loss on Wednesday night at Northwestern Medicine Field. The Hot Rods are 56-39 overall and 17-8 in

Hot Rods Take Two From Timber Rattlers on Sunday Afternoon

Bowling Green wins suspended game 6-4, then takes game two 8-2 over Wisconsin
July 14, 2019

The Bowling Green Hot Rods completed a pair of victories over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, completing Saturday's suspended game to a 6-4 victory, which was followed by an 8-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Hot Rods moved to 55-38, 16-7 in the second half, ahead of

Hot Rods Fall 9-8 in Back-And-Forth Battle

Bowling Green can't hold five-run lead in series-opening loss to Beloit
July 11, 2019

The Bowling Green Hot Rods jumped out to an early five-run lead, but couldn't close the deal as they fell 9-8 to the Beloit Snappers. Bowling Green fell to 53-36, 14-5 in the second half, ahead of Thursday's game, which will have a 6:35 p.m. first pitch.

Sampen Spins Gem Against Dragons in 3-0 Win

Hot Rods win eighth-straight behind righty's strong outing
July 2, 2019

Dayton, OH- Caleb Sampen tossed seven scoreless frames in the Bowling Green Hot Rods 3-0 shutout of the Dayton Dragons to open a four-game, home-at-home series that started at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, OH on Tuesday. The Hot Rods improve to 10-2 in the second half and 49-33 overall

Toolshed: Players of the MiLB postseason

Jays' Biggio, Dodgers' Lux, Rangers' Martinez lead standouts
September 19, 2018

The champions have been crowned. The trophies have been hoisted. Every league has a winner, all because of team efforts. But now, it's time to focus on the individuals.The 2018 Minor League postseason was full of memorable moments, from a no-hitter to a crazy comeback to a walk-off hit from

Aranda leads Renegades to Game 1 win

Rays prospect triples, doubles in second career four-hit game
September 5, 2018

Jonathan Aranda was quiet at the plate during his first couple of weeks at the Class A Short Season level, but in his playoff debut, he couldn't be ignored.The Rays prospect went 4-for-4 with a triple, double and a pair of RBIs on Wednesday as Hudson Valley beat Auburn, 11-5,