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

Red Wings to become “Rochester Plates” for one game as Garbage Plate tribute

The Rochester Red Wings will be changing their name… for one game. To pay homage to the Flower City’s most iconic cuisine, the Red Wings will be playing as the Rochester Plates on August 10. The name change will come complete with new uniforms and hats, and is meant to honor the 100th anniversary of the Garbage Plate. WHEC: Read... more

Red Wings hold off Bisons 4-3, climb back to .500

The Rochester Red Wings scored three first inning runs, and held off the Buffalo Bisons 4-3 Tuesday at Frontier Field. The teams meet again Wednesday afternoon at 1:35 p.m., another $1 Wednesday with $1 Zweigle’s hot dogs, peanuts, chips, and Cracker Jack. The Red Wings got off to an early 3-0 lead in the first inning. Mitch Garver and ByungHo... more

Wings rally in 8th to end homestand with win

John Ryan Murphy’s two-out hit helped the Rochester Red Wings to a 5-3 win over the Indianapolis Indians before a Memorial Day crowd of 9,593 Monday afternoon at Frontier Field. Aaron Slegers started strong for the Red Wings, retiring eight batters in a row to start the game. Throughout the first three innings of play, both teams were quiet with... more

Indians power past Wings in series opener

The Indianapolis Indians used a seven-run fourth inning to top the Rochester Red Wings 11-6 Friday night at Frontier Field. The series continues Saturday night at 7:05 p.m., with fireworks after the game. The Indians got off to an early lead 2-0 lead. In the top of the first, Wings starting pitcher Nick Tepesch gave up a walk to Austin... more

Community stock drive saved Rochester Red Wings 60 years ago

Ed Blasko was a young worker in Kodak’s motion picture film division in the winter of 1956 when his heart sank hearing the news. The Rochester Red Wings were being sold by the parent St. Louis Cardinals. The franchise was in danger of folding unless efforts by local business leaders to raise the necessary funds were successful. Democrat & Chronicle:... more
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