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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

Williams’ Slam Carries Hot Rods to 4-3 Win Over Tourists

August 29, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Carson Williams blasted a go-ahead grand slam in the top of the sixth inning, pushing the Bowling Green Hot Rods (31-23, 62-53) to a 4-3 win over the Asheville Tourists (21-34, 47-69) on Tuesday at McCormick Field. Asheville began the scoring in the bottom of the

Hot Rods and Dash Finale Canceled Due to Rain

August 27, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – The series finale between the Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Winston-Salem Dash scheduled for August 27, 2023 has been canceled due to rain. The game will not be made up, as the two teams do not play again this season. The Hot Rods will enjoy

Davitt Fans Six in 6-0 Bowling Green Loss to Winston-Salem

August 26, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Duncan Davitt rebounded from his last start to punch out six over 4.0 frames, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (30-23, 61-53) managed just two hits in a 6-0 loss to the Winston-Salem Dash (23-29, 57-58) on Saturday at Bowling Green Ballpark. Winston-Salem began the scoring

Bowling Green Puts Winston-Salem in Early Hole, Sink Dash 10-5

August 25, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Dominic Keegan and Brock Jones belted home runs to help the Bowling Green Sinkholes (30-22, 60-52) to a 10-5 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash (22-29, 56-57) at Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday night. The scoring started in the bottom of the second inning against Winston-Salem starter

Sasaki Logs Six RBIs in Hot Rods 14-11 Shootout Loss 

August 24, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Shane Sasaki drove in six runs including a go-ahead grand slam in the bottom of the second, but the Bowling Green Bootleggers (29-22, 60-52) were out-hit 14-11 by the Winston-Salem Dash (22-28, 56-57) to lose by a score of 14-11 on Thursday at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Cook Logs First High-A Win in Hot Rods 8-3 Victory over Dash 

August 23, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky – Alex Cook collected his first career High-A victory while Carson Williams recorded his team-leading 24th multi-hit game of the season to help push the Bowling Green Hot Rods (29-21, 60-51) to an 8-3 win over the Winston-Salem Dash (21-28, 55-57) on Wednesday at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Hot Rods Lose Suspended Game, Bounce Back in 17-1 Win Over Dash

August 22, 2023

Bowling Greens, Kentucky – After losing the resumption of a suspended game 5-4 from August 6, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (28-21, 59-51) rebounded to crush the Winston-Salem Dash (21-27, 55-56) 17-1 in game two on Tuesday at Bowling Green Ballpark. In the suspended game, D.J. Gladney smacked an RBI

Schnell Collects 13th Multi-RBI game in Hot Rods 12-5 Loss

August 20, 2023

Greensboro, North Carolina – Nick Schnell recorded his 13th multi-RBI game of the season on a two RBI double, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (27-20, 58-50) fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (25-22, 61-50) 12-5 on Sunday at First National Bank Field. Greensboro exploded for six runs off Bowling Green

Cook Fans Five in High-A Debut, Hot Rods Fall 9-1 in Greensboro

August 19, 2023

Greensboro, North Carolina – Alex Cook struck out five over a career-high 3.1 innings during his High-A debut, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (27-19, 58-49) dropped their third straight game in a 9-1 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (24-22, 60-50) on Saturday from First National Bank Field. Bowling Green

Hakanson Tallies Career-High Seven Strikeouts in 5-3 Hot Rods Loss

August 18, 2023

Greensboro, North Carolina – Jeff Hakanson tossed a career-high seven strikeouts over a career-high 3.0 innings, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (27-18, 58-48) fell just short of a comeback in a 5-3 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers (23-22, 59-50) on Friday at First National Bank Field. Greensboro scored the