Category: Rochester Red Wings

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
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
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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
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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
Baseball is back in the Flower City with the Wings home opener

Baseball is back in the Flower City with the Wings home opener

Baseball is back in the Flower City! The Rochester Red Wings home opener was Thursday, with the Wings trying to rebound from a rocky season last year. .@UBwomenshoops star and Minnesota Lynx draftee Cierra Dillard threw a perfect first pitch at the ... MORE
Wings host Scranton Wilkes-Barre in 7-game homestead

Wings host Scranton Wilkes-Barre in 7-game homestead

Thanks to mother nature, the Rochester Red Wings had the opportunity to begin their longest stretch of home games so far this season. The Wings opened a seven-game homestand Monday night as they hosted Scranton Wilkes-Barre. So far, the Wings have played ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings unveil new Garbage Plate-fueled mascot

Rochester Red Wings unveil new Garbage Plate-fueled mascot

What started as a one-night change to remember a Rochester culinary classic has now morphed into a weekly celebration of what makes the city weird and wonderful. The Rochester Red Wings morphed into the Rochester Plates for one night in August 2017 ... MORE
Tebow scores winning run as Syracuse defeated Rochester

Tebow scores winning run as Syracuse defeated Rochester

The Red Wings jumped out to a big lead against Syracuse. However, they gave up six runs in the third inning and lost to the Mets by a score of 7-5. Tim Tebow drove in the tying run and scored the winning run ... MORE