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Hot Rods' "Bootlegger Night" Wins MiLBY Award

On Wednesday, Minor League Baseball announced the Hot Rods and their "Bootlegger Night" as the top Minor League Baseball promotion of the year for the 2016 season. The MiLBY Awards are based on fan votes, where Minor League Baseball fans across the country have the opportunity to place a vote in a variety of categories including: breakout prospect, best team, and promotion of the year.

Hot Rods to Host Annual Halloween Event

The Bowling Green Hot Rods announced on Wednesday that the team will once again celebrate Halloween at the ballpark by hosting the newly branded Hot RodderWeen event on Sunday, October 23. The free event will take place from 2-4 p.m., and will include a new haunted clubhouse tour, trick or treating, photo booth, costume contests, and more.

Hot Rods 2017 Season Schedule Released

Just days after the conclusion of the most successful year in franchise history, the Bowling Green Hot Rods released their 2017 Midwest League regular season schedule on Wednesday.

Hot Rods Drop Game 1 of Playoffs to Loons

In a contest that took two days to finish, the Bowling Green Hot Rods gave up a season-high in hits and runs against the Great Lakes Loons in their 2016 Midwest League Playoff Opener during a 15-1 loss at Dow Diamond.

Game 1 Between Loons and Hot Rods Suspended

On Wednesday, game one of the Midwest League Postseason between the Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Great Lakes Loons was suspended in the bottom of the fourth inning due to rain.

Hot Rods End Regular Season With Blowout Win

In their final game of the 2016 regular season, the Bowling Green Hot Rods scored eight runs in the second inning to beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps by a score of 13-2 on Monday afternoon at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Cronenworth Walkoff Gives Hot Rods Record-Setting Victory

In their second-to-last game of the 2016 regular season, the Bowling Green Hot Rods won their franchise-record #83 game of the year in dramatic fashion by beating the Fort Wayne TinCaps by a score of 6-5 in 11 innings on Sunday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Hot Rods Avoid Sweep, Clinch Division Title

To finish off their regular season slate on the road, the Bowling Green Hot Rods avoided a sweep and clinched a Midwest League second half division title with a 6-2 win against the Lansing Lugnuts on Friday night at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Hot Rods Lose Nailbiter With Lugnuts

In another nailbiter with the Lansing Lugnuts, the Bowling Green Hot Rods were edged by a score of 3-2 on Thursday night at Cooley Law School Stadium. For the second straight night, the Hot Rods offense was silenced by the Lugnuts pitching, lead by starter Ryan Borucki (W, 10-4).

Hot Rods Edged in Series Opener With Lugnuts

Opening up a series against the Lansing Lugnuts, the Bowling Green Hot Rods trek for a franchise-record in wins was halted on Wednesday night with a 3-1 loss at Cooley Law School Stadium on Monday night.

Eighth Inning Surge Gives Hot Rods Win

Continuing their trek for a franchise-record in wins, the Hot Rods were fueled by an eighth-inning comeback and beat the Dayton Dragons by a score of 6-3 on Sunday afternoon at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Hot Rods Avenge Shutout, Rout Dragons

A night after being on the wrong side of the complete-game, nine-inning shutout, the Bowling Green Hot Rods clinched home-field advantage in the first round of the Midwest League postseason with a 9-3 win over the Dayton Dragons on Saturday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Bautista, Dragons Silence Hot Rods

After rolling off a five-game series sweep at Classic Park and clinching their first postseason berth since 2013, the Bowling Green Hot Rods returned home to a 9-0 loss at the hands of the Dayton Dragons on Friday night.

Hot Rods Sweep Captains, Clinch Playoff Berth

Finishing a five-game stretch in four days at Classic Park, the Bowling Green Hot Rods notched their sixth straight victory and clinch a spot in the Midwest League playoffs with a 14-2 win against the Lake County Captains on Thursday night.

Hot Rods Rout Captains, Win Fifth Straight

Continuing a five-game stretch in four days at Classic Park, the Bowling Green Hot Rods notched their fifth straight victory with a 7-2 win against the Lake County Captains on Wednesday night.

Hot Rods Sweep Doubleheader With Captains

Finishing a tough stretch of playing five games in three days, the Bowling Green Hot Rods continued a series at Classic Park with a 3-1 win in game one and a 7-6 win in game two against the Lake County Captains on Tuesday night.

Hot Rods Take Series Opener with Captains

Continuing a tough stretch of playing five games in three days, the Bowling Green Hot Rods opened up a series at Classic Park with a 4-1 win against the Lake County Captains on Monday night.

Hot Rods Split Doubleheader, Win Series Against Loons

Finishing up a three-game series and a week homestand at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods split a doubleheader with the Great Lakes Loons, losing game one by a score of 7-1 and winning game two by a score of 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Mujica, Padlo Lead Hot Rods to Victory

Starting up a three-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the Great Lakes Loons by a score of 5-2 on Friday night.

Hot Rods Silenced in Series Finale with Cubs

Finishing a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods lost to the South Bend Cubs by a score of 6-4 on Thursday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Bats Breakout to Give Hot Rods Victory

Continuing a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the South Bend Cubs by a score of 8-5 on Wednesday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Hot Rods, Rays Extend Player Development Contract

On Wednesday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods and Tampa Bay Rays announced a continuation of their player development contract, making the Hot Rods the Class-A Midwest League affiliate of the Rays through 2018.

Hot Rods Fall in Nailbiter Against Cubs

Continuing a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods lost their second straight game to the South Bend Cubs by a score of 3-2 on Tuesday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Hot Rods Surrender Early Lead, Fall to Cubs

Starting a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods had an early lead vanish and lost to the South Bend Cubs by a score of 3-2 on Monday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Hot Rods Hold On For Win, Secure Series Split

Finishing a four-game series at Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Bowling Green Hot Rods held on for a 2-1 victory and secured a series split at Parkview Field on Sunday afternoon.

Zeleski Walkoff Sends Hot Rods to Loss

Continuing a four-game series at Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Bowling Green Hot Rods lost on a walkoff single in the ninth inning by a score of 2-1 on Saturday night at Parkview Field.

Hot Rods Streak Snapped With Loss to TinCaps

Continuing a four-game series at Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Bowling Green Hot Rods streak of nine straight road wins was snapped with a 13-5 loss on Friday night at Parkview Field.

Hot Rods Make History, Beat TinCaps in Series Opener

Starting up a four-game series at Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Bowling Green Hot Rods set a franchise-record with their ninth straight road win with a 7-2 victory at Parkview Field on Thursday night.

Hot Rods Secure Series Victory Against Whitecaps

Finishing up a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods secured a series win against West Michigan Whitecaps with a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night.

Hot Rods Win on Walkoff With Whitecaps

Continuing a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods put together a come-from-behind 3-2 victory in 12 innings against the West Michigan Whitecaps on Monday night.

Hot Rods Win Streak Snapped at Nine Games

Continuing a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods win streak was snapped at nine-games with an 8-3 loss against the West Michigan Whitecaps on Sunday afternoon.

Hot Rods Tie Franchise Record With Ninth Straight Win

Starting up a four-game series at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods tied a franchise-record with nine straight wins in a 7-3 victory against the West Michigan Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Hot Rods Finish Perfect Road Trip with Win over Lugnuts

Finishing off a week away from home a three-game series against the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium, the Bowling Green Hot Rods rolled to their eighth straight win with a 4-2 victory on Friday night.

Meyer, Bats lead Hot Rods to Seventh Straight Win

Continuing a three-game series against the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium, the Bowling Green Hot Rods rolled to their seventh straight win with a 8-2 victory on Thursday night.

Hot Rods Beat Lugnuts, Win Sixth Straight

Starting up a three-game series against the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium, the Bowling Green Hot Rods scored the final seven runs of the game and won by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday night.

Hot Rods To Host "Local Matters" Night

On August 20, the Bowling Green Hot Rods will be hosting "Local Matters" night presented by WNKY at Bowling Green Ballpark. The night will be dedicated to honoring the local businesses and attractions in Southcentral Kentucky.

Hot Rods Rout Dragons, Sweep Series

Finishing up a four-game series against the Dayton Dragons at Fifth Third Field, the Bowling Green Hot Rods wrapped up a series sweep with a convincing 9-3 victory on Tuesday night.

Hot Rods Roll to Fourth Straight Victory

Continuing a four-game series against the Dayton Dragons at Fifth Third Field, the Bowling Green Hot Rods won their third straight game to start the series and fourth straight game overall with a 11-6 victory on Monday night.

Historic July Ends with Hot Rods Shutout Win

Continuing a four-game series against the Dayton Dragons at Fifth Third Field, the Bowling Green Hot Rods notched their eighth shutout of the season and finished off a franchise-best July with 6-0 win on Sunday afternoon.

Brashears, Homers Lead Hot Rods to Victory

Starting up a three-game series against the Dayton Dragons at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods used three homers to roll to a 7-2 victory at Fifth Third Field on Saturday night.

Hot Rods Edge Out Lugnuts to Clinch Series Win

Finishing a three-game series against the Lansing Lugnuts at Bowling Green Ballpark, the Bowling Green Hot Rods held on to win the series rubbermatch by a score of 3-2 on Friday night.

Hot Rods Set Franchise Record with Ninth Consecutive Home Victory

In the opener of a three game series against the Lansing Lugnuts, Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo set the tone early with a two-run home run in the first inning off Lugnuts' starter Taylor Saucedo. The home run for Padlo was his second in three games for the Hot Rods.

Support the Hot Rods in the Esurance Home Field Advantage Award

As the second half of the season gets underway, Minor League Baseball and Esurance today unveiled the first annual Esurance Home Field Advantage Award. One Minor League Baseball team in each of the 14 leagues will receive the award based on the highest percentage capacity of the ballpark during the 2016 season.

Hot Rods Fall in Series Opener Against River Bandits

Starting up a three-game series against the Quad Cities River Bandits and the second leg of a six-game roadtrip overall, the Bowling Green Hot Rods lost by a score of 9-3 at Modern Woodman Park on Saturday.

Hot Rods Streak Snapped, Drop Series Finale With Kernels

Finishing up a three-game series against the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the first leg of a six-game roadtrip overall, the Bowling Green Hot Rods win streak of nine games was snapped with an 8-2 loss on Friday night at Perfect Game Field.

Hot Rods Tie Franchise Record With 9th Straight Win

Continuing a three-game series against the Cedar Rapids Kernels and a six-game roadtrip overall, the Bowling Green Hot Rods tied a franchise-record with their ninth straight victory with a 3-1 win on Thursday night at Perfect Game Field.

Hot Rods Edge Kernels, Win 8th Straight Game

Starting up a three-game series against the Cedar Rapids Kernels and a six-game roadtrip overall, the Bowling Green Hot Rods squandered an early lead but ultimately held on the win the series opener at Perfect Game Field by a score of 5-4 on Wednesday night.