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2022 Hot Rods had two All-Stars; Smith named Manager of the Year

November 9, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Major League Baseball announced the High-A All-Stars for the 2022 season, along with postseason awards. Jeff Smith won his second-straight Manager of the Year award while first baseman Kyle Manzardo and outfielder Heriberto Hernandez were named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team. Smith, 48, wins his

Manzardo Mashes and Workman Shuts Out Cyclones in DH Split

May 25, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– The Bowling Green Hot Rods (24-16) overcame an extra innings loss thanks to a shutout start from Logan Workman to earn a split in a doubleheader against the Brooklyn Cyclones (18-20) on Wednesday at Bowling Green Ballpark. BG and Brooklyn will continue their series on Thursday evening

Hernandez Sets Home Run Record in Hot Rods Win

September 7, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Heriberto Hernandez hit his record-breaking 24th homer of the season as the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-28, 75-52), shutout the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-29, 58-67) 3-0 at Bowling Green Ballpark on Wednesday. The Hot Rods and Grasshoppers will resume their six-game series on Thursday with a 6:35 PM

Hot Rods Win Second-Straight SAL Championship

September 22, 2022

Aberdeen, Maryland– Austin Vernon led the pitching staff in a historic shutout in the Bowling Green Hot Rods (2-1) 4-0 victory over the Aberdeen IronBirds (1-2) to win their third championship, and second SAL title in a row. The Hot Rods have won three championships in the last four seasons.

BG Falls 13-6, Forces Winner-Take-All Game Three

September 20, 2022

Aberdeen, Maryland– Nate Soria hit a two-run homer but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-1) lost 13-6 in game two of the South Atlantic League Championship Series to the Aberdeen IronBirds (1-1) on Tuesday Night. The decisive game three of the series will take place on Wednesday with a 6:05

Driscoll’s Late Heroics Gives BG Series Lead

September 18, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Logan Driscoll had a clutch two-run single in the eighth inning of a tied game to boost the Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-0) to a 5-3 win over the Aberdeen IronBirds (0-1) in the first game of the South Atlantic League Championship Series at Bowling Green Ballpark

Hot Rods, Cyclones Postponed, Doubleheader Wednesday

May 24, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– The Bowling Green Hot Rods and Brooklyn Cyclones game on Tuesday night has been postponed due to rain. The two teams will start their six-game series on Wednesday, May 25 with a doubleheader beginning at 12:35 PM CT at Bowling Green Ballpark. Game two of the twin

Hot Rods Win Division Series with Three Home Runs

Johan Lopez homered twice and Paulson hit grand slam in clincher
September 16, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Dillon Paulson slugged a grand slam as part of a three-homer night for the team as the Bowling Green Hot Rods (2-1, 78-52) clinched the South Atlantic League Divisional Series in a 7-1 victory over the Rome Braves (1-2, 74-54) on Friday evening. The Hot Rods will

BG Belts Record Four Homers to Even Series

September 15, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Tanner Murray homered and was perfect at the plate as the Bowling Green Hot Rods (1-1, 78-52) tied the South Atlantic League Divisional Series while cruising to a 10-1 victory over the Rome Braves (1-1, 74-54) on Thursday evening. The Hot Rods and Braves will play the

Workman Dazzles, Hot Rods Lose Tight Game One 

September 13, 2022

Rome, Georgia– Logan Workman threw five no-hit innings, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (0-1) defense folded late in a 3-2 walk-off loss to the Rome Braves (1-0) in the series-opening game of the SAL Divisional Series on Tuesday night at AdventHealth Stadium in Rome, Georgia. The series continues Thursday

Hot Rods, Grasshoppers Rained Out in Regular Season Finale

September 11, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– The Bowling Green Hot Rods and Greensboro Grasshoppers contest scheduled for Sunday, September 11 has been canceled due to rain. With the cancelation, the 2022 South Atlantic League regular season ended. The Hot Rods begin the quest for back-to-back championships on the road on Tuesday. Sunday’s cancelation

Hernandez Breaks Another Record in 8-5 Victory

September 10, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Heriberto Hernandez drove in three runs on two hits, each time giving the Bowling Green Hot Rods (37-28, 78-52) a lead in an 8-5 win over the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-32, 58-70) at Bowling Green Ballpark on Saturday. The Hot Rods will conclude their series against the Grasshoppers

Wiles Whirls Gem in Second Shutout of the Series

September 9, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Nathan Wiles allowed one baserunner for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (36-28, 77-52) who took a no-hit bid deep into the seventh inning in a 5-0 shutout win over the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-31, 58-69) at Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday. The Hot Rods will resume their series

Two Records Tied in BG’s Second-Straight Win

September 8, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Anthony Molina threw a shutout en route to his record-tying 13th win of the season as the Bowling Green Bootleggers (35-28, 76-52), cruised to an 11-2 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-30, 58-68) at Bowling Green Ballpark on Thursday. The Hot Rods will resume their series against

Hot Rods Drop Series Finale 16-6 on Sunday

September 5, 2022

Asheville, North Carolina– Despite Alexander Ovalles, Tanner Murray, Heriberto Hernandez, and Matthew Dyer all having multi-hit games, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (33-27, 75-51) used seven pitchers in a 16-6 loss to the Asheville Tourists (33-27, 59-66) on Sunday night in the series finale at McCormick Field. The Hot Rods

Dyer Has Two Hits in 5-1 Loss on Saturday

September 3, 2022

Asheville, North Carolina– Matthew Dyer had two hits and drove in the lone run for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (74-50, 33-26) in a 5-1 loss to the Asheville Tourists (58-66, 32-27) at McCormick Field on Saturday night. The Tourists and Hot Rods will play the series finale on Sunday

Murray Hits Two Homers; BG Wins Wild One 11-10

September 2, 2022

Asheville, North Carolina– Tanner Murray blasted two homers, including a grand slam, in the Bowling Green Hot Rods (33-25, 74-49) 11-10 victory over the Asheville Tourists (31-27, 55-66) in 10 innings on Friday night. BG and Asheville continue their series on Saturday with a 5:05 PM CT first pitch at

Late Rally Falls Short as Hot Rods Drop Opener

September 6, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Abiezel Ramirez tried to start a rally in the ninth with a two-run double, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (33-28, 74-52), were unable to overcome two late home runs in a 6-2 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (31-28, 58-66) at Bowling Green Ballpark on Tuesday. The

Hot Rods Drop Third-Straight on Walk Off Homer

September 1, 2022

Asheville, North Carolina– Mason Auer had four hits, but a ninth-inning, two-run, walk off homer sealed a 6-5 loss for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (73-49, 32-25) to the Asheville Tourists (55-65, 31-26) on Thursday night in Asheville, North Carolina. The Hot Rods and Tourists continue their series on Friday

Williams’ Three-Hit Day Isn’t Enough in Hot Rods’ Loss 

August 20, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Alika Williams had three hits and two RBIs for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (27-19, 68-43), but the Greenville Drive (16-29, 42-69) took control early and cruised to a 10-3 win at Bowling Green Ballpark on Saturday. The Hot Rods and Drive will finish their six-game series

Hot Rods Fall in Series Finale Via Walk-off Homer on Sunday

May 22, 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina– Despite striking out 11 on Sunday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (23-15) lost to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (17-21) thanks to a walk-off homer in the ninth, 4-3 in the series finale. Monday is a league-wide off day before the Hot Rods begin a six-game homestand against the

Manzardo, Brundage Homer in 6-5 Loss Saturday

May 21, 2022

Power Surge Gives Hot Rods Historic 12-3 Win

May 20, 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina– Ronny Simon and Matthew Dyer each had four hits as part of a 21-hit performance by the Bowling Green Hot Rods (22-13) in a 12-3 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers (15-20) on Thursday night. The two teams will play the fourth game of the series on Friday

Johnson K’s 11 in 10-4 Victory on Friday

May 21, 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina– Seth Johnson struck out 11 and the Bowling Green Hot Rods (23-13) scored double-digit runs for the second-consecutive game in a 10-4 win over the Greensboro Grasshoppers (15-21) on Friday night at First National Bank Field. The two teams will play the fifth game of the series

Williams Homers, Has Three RBI in 7-3 Loss on Wednesday

May 18, 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina– Alika Williams had two hits, including a homer, with three RBI in the Bowling Green Hot Rods (21-13) 7-3 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (15-19) on Wednesday night. The Hot Rods and Grasshoppers will play the third game of a six-game set on Thursday with a 5:30