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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

Twins’ Buxton Begins Rehab Assignment with Red Wings Tuesday

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

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

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

Yankees acquire Lance Lynn from Twins

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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
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