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Red Wings have 2020 vision, sign two-year extension with Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins signed up for two more years with the Rochester Red Wings as their Triple-A affiliate Wednesday afternoon at Frontier Field. The contract extends the current agreement between the Twins and Red Wings two years through the 2020 season. The current contract would have ended at the end of this year. The Twins have been the parent club... more

Yankees acquire Lance Lynn from Twins

The Yankees continued their midseason roster makeover on Monday, acquiring right-handed pitcher Lance Lynn and cash considerations from the Twins while obtaining international bonus pool money from the Mariners in separate transactions. New York shipped infielder Tyler Austin and right-hander Luis Rijo to Minnesota for the 31-year-old Lynn, who is expected to further bolster the Yankees’ rotation following last week’s... more

Garbage Plate idea gives Red Wings a winning recipe in merchandise sales

When it came to licensed merchandise sales in 2017, the Rochester Red Wings wildly popular Garbage Plate promotion was part of a winning recipe. One that also included celebrating the 60th anniversary of the stock sale that saved the franchise and the staying power of the team’s various logos over the years. Minor League Baseball on Monday released its annual... more

Twins’ Buxton Begins Rehab Assignment with Red Wings Tuesday

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton will begin a rehab assignment with the Rochester Red Wings on Tuesday. He has been on the disabled list with a left big toe fracture since May 30. The reigning Rawlings American League Platinum Glove recipient and 2018 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year originally suffered the injury in a rehab game on April 23... more

Twins’ Joe Mauer to play with Rochester Red Wings this week

Minnesota Twins great Joe Mauer is set to begin a rehab assignment with the Rochester Red Wings on Tuesday, according to Twins manager Paul Molitor. The former American League MVP is scheduled to be the designated hitter on Tuesday and play first base on Wednesday with Rochester, barring any setbacks. Mauer, 35, was placed on the 10-day disabled list on... more

Red Wings, county eyeing big upgrades to Frontier Field

Four years ago there was talk of a big makeover for Frontier Field — complete with a new baseball museum and revamped front gate entrance, concourse and suites. The bill stood at $7.5 million, and the state delivered $1.5 million. But momentum stalled. Now the Rochester Red Wings’ new lease has reinvigorated those efforts. “All of the projects we have... more

Rochester Red Wings reach deal with Monroe County; will stay at Frontier Field

Rochester’s oldest and most popular sports team will remain in the Flower City, as the Rochester Red Wings and Monroe County have signed a lease deal to keep the team at Frontier Field for at least another decade. Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Rochester Red Wings President/CEO/COO Naomi Silver announced the deal at a joint press conference at Frontier... more

Red Wings win final game, but miss out on playoffs

The Rochester Red Wings did what they needed to do Monday afternoon, easily beating Pawtucket at home, but it wasn’t enough for the playoffs. Two homeruns in the seventh inning allowed the Red Wings to take down the PawSox, 10-1, in front of a packed crowd at Frontier Field. But, after dropping its game on Sunday, the Red Wings needed... more

Hurlbut conducts Wings past RailRiders

David Hurlbut and two relievers combined to surrender just four hits to the best offense in the league and the Rochester Red Wings avoided a four-game sweep with a 5-1 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Thursday night at PNC Field. The Red Wings (78-60) kept their Wild Card lead at 2.0 games while the magic number to clinch a playoff... more

Red Wings, Monroe County reach deal on Frontier Field lease

The Rochester Red Wings are staying at Frontier Field. At a joint news conference, the team and Monroe County officials announced they have reached an agreement on the team’s lease at Frontier Field. Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo told reporters Tuesday, “Our community is a better place because of the contributions of Naomi Silver and her family and I am... more

Red Wings currently unable to reach lease agreement with Monroe County

The Red Wings and Monroe County have been unable to come to an agreement so far on the lease of the field. While the Red Wings are fighting a steep raise in rent, the County is hoping to cut the amount of money they supply to fund the team’s yearly operations. The current lease runs out after the last game... more

A gastrointestinal grand slam as Rochester Plates pack Frontier Field

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Garbage Plate, just not anything would do. And so, the Red Wings, Rochester’s iconic baseball team, officially changed its name for a day to the Plates, paying homage to Rochester’s iconic gastrointestinal delight. Because imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, other restaurants have copied the caloric concoction and labeled their plates sloppy,... more

Garbage Plates and baseball? Heck, yes. Red Wings fans eat up promotion

The Rochester Red Wings are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the original Garbage Plate by changing their name to the Rochester Plates for one night on Thursday night and season-ticket holder Irene Cheney will be there with macaroni salad, home fries, mustard and hot sauce on — her fingernails. “It’s iconic, there’s no where else you can go to get... more

Red Wings rush past IronPigs Friday

Rehabbing Justin Haley faced one over the minimum in 5.0 scoreless innings and the Rochester Red Wings beat the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 4-1 Friday in Allentown in the first of two “Color Rush” series games between the teams this season. Haley (1-0) allowed three hits but induced two double plays. He struck out two to earn his first win in... more

Mitch Garver sets home-run record at Frontier Field

On Rochester’s “Superhero Day” promotion Sunday, catcher Mitch Garver did his best Superman impression at the plate and cemented his name in Red Wings history. Garver became the first Red Wing to record three home runs in a single game in Frontier Field’s 20-year history. He blasted a two-run shot in the second to left field and followed with solo... more
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