Category: Rochester Red Wings

Rochester Red Wings legend Joe Altobelli passes away

Rochester Red Wings legend Joe Altobelli passes away

Rochester Red Wing legend Joe “Mr.Baseball” Altobelli has passed away from natural causes. The team confirmed the news in a post on Wednesday morning. Altobelli was 88. RED WINGS STATEMENT: “On behalf of the Altobelli family, the Rochester Red Wings announce with a ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Mets season will be delayed by at least one month

Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Mets season will be delayed by at least one month

The Rochester Red Wings and Syracuse Mets return to play must wait a little bit longer. Major League baseball informed its Triple-A clubs that the start of the season will be pushed back at least a month. ESPN’s Jeff Passan first broke ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings announce coaching staff

Rochester Red Wings announce 2021 coaching staff

Former Red Wings catcher, Matthew LeCroy, has been named the 46th manager in club history, the Washington Nationals announced on Friday. LeCroy’s staff will include pitching coach Michael Tejera, hitting coach Brian Daubach, athletic trainer Eric Montague and strength and conditioning coach ... MORE
Red Wings release 2021 schedule

Rochester Red Wings announce 2021 schedule

The Rochester Red Wings released their 2021 schedule on Thursday. Rochester begins the 142-game slate in Buffalo on Tuesday, April 6 vs. the Bisons. The first six games of the year will be played in Buffalo before returning to Rochester for the ... MORE
Players reject MLB’s proposal, full 162-game season set to start on time

Players reject MLB’s proposal, full 162-game season set to start on time

The MLBPA released a statement Monday night that the players are renewing their commitment to playing a full season and have rejected the proposal they received from MLB. The Major League Baseball Players Association today released the following statement on Players’ commitment to ... MORE
MLB proposes delayed 154-game season that includes universal DH

MLB proposes delayed 154-game season that includes universal DH

MLB has reportedly sent the player’s union a proposal on Friday to push the season back and make it a 154-game season, according to multiple reports. However, the union is expected to reject the proposal, per USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale. A counterproposal could come, ... MORE
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
Rochester Redwings relationship with

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
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
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