Hot Rods Complete Sweep Of Timber Rattlers

July 16, 2016

"That was huge, the way we won," BG manager Reinaldo Ruiz said. "Michael did a great job. He was alert the whole time. He is one of the fastest runners in the league and he showed why. It was huge to sweep them and start the homestand with three wins."

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Jake Cronenworth (2) crushes a three run HR during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Jake Cronenworth (2) crushes a three run HR during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods hitting coach Manny Castillo (12) watches the game under the moonlight during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods hitting coach Manny Castillo (12) watches the game under the moonlight during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Michael Velasquez (9) throws five strong innings during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Michael Velasquez (9) throws five strong innings during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Michael Velasquez (9) talks with Bowling Green Hot Rods pitching coach Bill Moloney (37) in-between innings during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Michael Velasquez (9) talks with Bowling Green Hot Rods pitching coach Bill Moloney (37) in-between innings during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods left fielder Manny Sanchez (17) slides into second during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods left fielder Manny Sanchez (17) slides into second during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo (11) tags Wisconsin Timber Rattlers catcher Mitch Ghelfi (9) after getting caught between third and home during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo (11) tags Wisconsin Timber Rattlers catcher Mitch Ghelfi (9) after getting caught between third and home during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 13July 13 2016 the Bowling Green Hot Rods entire teams smothers Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Jake Cronenworth (2) after hitting the game winner during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 13 2016 the Bowling Green Hot Rods entire teams smothers Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Jake Cronenworth (2) after hitting the game winner during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Jake Cronenworth hits a 3 run Home run in bottom 9. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-2 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Bivens (38) from the stretch during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Bivens (38) from the stretch during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers pitcher Jordan Yamamoto (23) from the stretch during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers pitcher Jordan Yamamoto (23) from the stretch during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Bivens (38) throws form his knees to first base to make the out during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Bivens (38) throws form his knees to first base to make the out during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Bivens (38) throws to home plate during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Bivens (38) throws to home plate during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo (11) makes the tag on the stolen baseduring a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo (11) makes the tag on the stolen baseduring a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods first baseman Kewby Meyer (24) connects during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods first baseman Kewby Meyer (24) connects during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 14July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods celebrate the win during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 14 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods celebrate the win during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 3-1 (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Genesis Cabrera (4) in the stretch during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Genesis Cabrera (4) in the stretch during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Genesis Cabrera (4) during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Genesis Cabrera (4) during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Brandon Lowe (5) makes the tag late on Wisconsin Timber Rattlers shortstop Luis Aviles (11) during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Brandon Lowe (5) makes the tag late on Wisconsin Timber Rattlers shortstop Luis Aviles (11) during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Brandon Lowe (5) crushes a home rune in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Brandon Lowe (5) crushes a home rune in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15MiLB 2016: Timber Rattlers vs Hot Rods JULY 15July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods celebrates at the pitchers mound after the big sweep of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) July 15 2016 Bowling Green Hot Rods celebrates at the pitchers mound after the big sweep of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during a MiLB game between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers vs the Bowling Green Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green Kentucky. Hot Rods down Timber Rattlers 4-3 in 13 on a pass ball play at the plate (Photos by Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)