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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 from the 2019 staff. Gardenhire, 37, will be in his third season as a manager, serving the same... more

Yankees sign former Twins outfielder Zack Granite to minor league deal

Yankees sign 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 League roster by that time, Granite can request a release from the organization. Granite elected free agency after... more

Twins add five players to 40-man roster

Twins Add 5 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 are now subject to the the Rule 5 Draft, which will take place on Thursday, December 12. Click here for... 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, August 23 at Frontier Field. n celebration of the large LatinX community in Rochester, Cocos Locos games will feature... 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 homers, 46 RBI, and 44 runs scored in 82 games. The eight home runs were the second-most in... 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 Rooker and former Red Wings pitcher Caleb Thielbar have been selected for the team, which will practice in... 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 scoring output since 2004 after previously defeating the Pawtucket Red Sox, 19-4, on the road, June 7. The... 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, a little nervous. The first time Snyder directed Milo to run from the dugout onto Frontier Field and... 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 was June 2006. The Wings current winning streak began with a 9-3 road win against Syracuse on June... 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 no more than three consecutive home games in a row due to a couple of rain-outs in Rochester.... 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 Rochester Red Wings game today pic.twitter.com/civREmJ4FA — Chuckie Maggio (@chuckiemaggio) April 13, 2019 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. Big hit by Tebow sparks Syracuse Mets rally over Rochesterhttps://t.co/6fFc4v8hSv — Lindsay Kramer (@LindsayKramerPS) April 9, 2019 more

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 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nick Tahou’s Garbage Plate. In 2018, the Rochester Plates became a... more

Red Wings announce ’51-degree guarantee’ for home opener

Red Wings announce ’51-degree guarantee’ for home opener
The Rochester Red Wings announced the 51-degree guarantee for their home opener. If the temperature displayed on the ballpark thermometer in right field doesn’t reach 51 degrees during the game, all fans in attendance will receive a ticket to any Red Wings home game in April or May… WHEC:  Read More more

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
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