PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings’ 24th season at Frontier Field begins exactly 100 days from today on Thursday, April 9, and to celebrate the Wings have released a sneak peek at the 2020 promotional schedule. As always, and although not yet finalized, the upcoming promo slate promises to be one of the best in Minor League Baseball!
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Empire State Development has awarded Monroe County (NY) a $550,000 grant to help fund significant upgrades to Frontier Field in Rochester, home of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League). Planned improvements include a 360-degree concourse, kids area, beer and wine garden, an expanded party space, and more. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Red Wings fans will be able to experience a game from a brand new vantage point in 2019. The new area – located just over the left field fence between the foul pole and visitor’s bullpen – will include five half-moon tables with four swivel seats at each table. Behind the tables, a drink rail with 20 barstool-style chairs will span the entire area. Both the tables and drink rail will be equipped with phone charging outlets.
The Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) first donned their current moniker in 1929, but professional baseball in the city spans all the way back to 1877. Over the next few years, the team will pay homage to those clubs who called Rochester (NY) their home. On Saturday, May 26, the Red Wings will take the field as the Rochester Hop Bitters, who played in the National Association in 1879 and 1880. Read more here.
After weeks of tedious stadium lease negotiations, Silver and Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo jointly announced an extension that will keep the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) playing at Frontier Field for the next 10 years, with a mutual option for an additional 10 years. Read more and watch video here.
Documents obtained from Monroe County shed more light on the most recent imbroglio over ongoing negotiations for a new long-term ballpark lease for the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League). Read more here.
The Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) will be welcoming Punxsutawney Phil to Frontier Field for Salute to Groundhog Day Night in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the timeless Bill Murray movie. Read more and watch video here.
The inability to agree on a new lease at Frontier Field has again raised questions about the long-term future of the Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) in Rochester (NY). Read more here.
Genessee County Baseball Club (GCBC), the nonprofit that has owned the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League, issued a statement last week announcing that the franchise has been transferred to the league. Read statement here. If the NYPL Muckdogs do not return to Dwyer Stadium in 2018, expect the summer collegiate PGCBL and NYCBL to be all over it.
The New York-Penn League has blocked a proposal for the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) to return to Batavia (NY) in 2018 as the operators of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League). Read more here.
Protracted negotiations between the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) and Monroe County regarding a new lease at Frontier Field haven’t just stalled on the base paths. Read more here. The team’s parent club, the Minnsota Twins, are monitoring the situation closely.
PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings are changing their name…for one night anyway. The Wings will take the field as the Rochester Plates on Thursday, August 10 at 7:05 pm paying homage to the cuisine most synonymous with our great city – the garbage plate! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Be sure to foil up as we celebrate old-time hockey on Saturday, July 8 with our Salute to Slap Shot Night at Frontier Field presented by Airport Transmission and Bathtub Billy’s Restaurant & Sports Bar! All three Hanson Brothers will be in attendance as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of this classic movie. Continue reading
Naomi Silver, chief executive and chief operating officer of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League), said the sale of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) fell through because the prospective ownership group was not granted permission from teams and leagues that have territorial rights in Waldorf (MD). Read more here.
Frontier Communications has re-upped for naming rights for the Rochester ballpark, agreeing to a 10-year extension with $275,000 due in year one. The stadium is home of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League). Read more here.
Monroe County and the Rochester Red Wings are seeking $4.5 million from the state for a $7.5 million makeover of Frontier Field, which could include a baseball museum in the old firehouse, installing a new field, revamping the concourse and suites and improving the front gate entrance. Read more here.