Category: Rochester Red Wings

Rochester Red Wings become Nationals’ new Triple-A affiliate

Rochester Red Wings become Nationals’ new Triple-A affiliate

Rochester will be the new Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. After spending the last two seasons in Fresno, Frontier Field will be the home of the Nationals top prospects beginning in 2021. The Nationals will usher in a new era of ... MORE
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Rochester Redwings relationship with Minnesota Twins comes to an end; new affiliate expected in December

On Tuesday the Rochester Red Wings were informed by the Minnesota Twins that their long term affiliation has most likely come to an end. The Twins and Red Wings became affiliated in September of 2002 and were together for 17 seasons. They ... MORE
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Baseball at Frontier Field this year? Blue Jays’ minor leaguers might call Rochester home

Baseball at Frontier Field this year? Blue Jays’ minor leaguers might call Rochester home

Despite the Red Wings’ season being canceled, there still could be baseball at Frontier Field this year. Sort of. On Saturday, it was announced that the Toronto Blue Jays would not be playing their games at their typical home ballpark of Rogers ... MORE
AHL cancels remainder of 2019-20 season

AHL cancels remainder of 2019-20 season

American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that the league’s Board of Governors has voted to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 AHL regular season and the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs due to the ongoing COVID-19 public ... MORE
Rochester native and MLB champion Johnny Antonelli passes away

Rochester native and MLB champion Johnny Antonelli passes away

One of Rochester’s greatest athletes and greatest gentlemen passed away on Friday. Johnny Antonelli pitched 12 major league baseball seasons for three different franchises. He was a five time all-star and a key part of the New York Giants 1954 championship season ... MORE
Toby Gardenhire named Rochester Red Wings new manager

Toby Gardenhire named Rochester Red Wings new manager

Toby Gardenhire has been named the 45th manager in Red Wings history. His staff will include pitching coach Cibney Bello, hitting coach Matt Borgschulte, bullpen coach Mike McCarthy , coach Robbie Robinson, athletic trainer Jason Kirkman, and strength and conditioning coach Jacob Dean. McCarthy and Dean are the lone returners ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings will play as Cocos Locos de Rochester for three games

Rochester Red Wings will play as Cocos Locos de Rochester for three games

The Rochester Red Wings will transform into the Cocos Locos De Rochester for three games in 2020 as part of Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión Program. The Cocos Locos De Rochester will take the field on Friday, May 29, Wednesday, July 8 and Sunday, ... MORE
Twins Add 5 to 40-Man Roster

Twins add five players to 40-man roster

The Minnesota Twins added five players to the 40-man roster ahead of tonight’s deadline. Right-handed pitchers Dakota Chalmers and Jhoan Duran, infielder Travis Blankenhorn, and outfielders Gilberto Celestino and Luke Raley to their major league roster. The roster is now at 37. Players that needed to be added and weren’t ... MORE
Yankees sign Zack Granite to minor league deal

Yankees sign former Twins outfielder Zack Granite to minor league deal

According to Bob Nightengale from USA Today, the New York Yankees have signed Zack Granite to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. The deal also includes an opt-out on June 15. So, if he’s not on the Major ... MORE
Twins Re-Sign Telis, Cheshire to Minor League Deals

Twins Re-Sign Telis, Cheshire to Minor League Deals

The Minnesota Twins have re-signed catcher Tomás Telis and right-handed pitcher Jonathan Cheshire to minor league contracts, Twins Director of Minor League Operations Jeremy Zoll announced. Telis, 28, spent all of last season with the Red Wings, batting .330/.364/.490 (101-for-306) with 21 doubles, two triples, eight ... MORE
Two Red Wings named to USA Baseball’s Olympic qualifying team

Two Red Wings named to USA Baseball’s Olympic qualifying team

Two names familiar to Rochester Red Wings fans have been named to USA Baseball’s team for the Premier12 tournament, which will be the first opportunity for qualification to the 2020 Olympics. It was announced on Thursday that 2019 Red Wings outfielder Brent ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings will have new coaching staff in 2020

Rochester Red Wings will have new coaching staff in 2020

The Minnesota Twins’ top affiliate will have a new leadership team in place in 2020 as manager Joel Skinner, pitching coach Stu Cliburn and hitting coach Javier Valentin will not be returning to the Rochester Red Wings. Skinner managed the Red Wings ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings are the hottest team in the International League

Rochester Red Wings are the hottest team in the International League

The Rochester Red Wings defeated the Columbus Clippers 4-3 Tuesday at Frontier Field to extend their winning streak to eight games and continue to rise up the International League North Division standings. The last time Rochester (28-33) reeled off eight consecutive wins ... MORE
Milo the bat dog returns to Frontier Field July 13 and August 10

Milo the bat dog returns to Frontier Field July 13 and August 10

Milo is a golden retriever, so retrieving things is in his DNA. But there was a moment during his June 1 debut as the Rochester Red Wings’ bat dog — or, more precisely, bat-fetching dog — that made his owner, Josh Snyder, ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings post 19 runs for the second time this month

Rochester Red Wings post 19 runs for the second time this month

The Rochester Red Wings recorded their third straight win and tied a season-high for runs scored with a 19-6 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on the road Wednesday. With the win, Rochester (37-39) matches its season-high run total and its highest ... MORE