Bowling Green, KY – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Rays, announce that RHP Dylan Floro has been promoted to the Advanced-A Charlotte Stone Crabs. In a corresponding move, LHP Kevin Brandt will join the Hot Rods from Short Season-A Hudson Valley. The moves leave the Hot Rods roster at its maximum of 25 active players.
Bowling Green starts a ten-game road trip with a contest hosted by the Lake County Captains in Eastlake, OH on Saturday. Game one of the three-game series is scheduled to start at 6:00 PM CDT with Hot Rods LHP Stone Speer (1-0, 2.08) starting against Captains RHP Josh Tomlin (0-0, 0.00) in a Major League Rehab Assignment. Hank Fuerst will be on the call on the Hot Rods Radio Network (1340 “The Ticket” WBGN-AM and 1340wbgn.com). The Forever Communications Pregame Show begins at 5:30 PM CDT.
A six-game homestand for the Hot Rods will start on Wednesday, August 21 against the West Michigan Whitecaps, featuring an IGA All-You-Can-East Wednesday buffet. The upcoming homestand also includes Thrifty Thursday on August 22 courtesy of All-Hit WUHU 107 and Beaver 96.7, Postgame Fireworks on August 24 sponsored by WBKO, and Feed Your Face Day on August 25. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit BGHotRods.com or call (270) 901-2121.