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Grant Awarded for Frontier Field Upgrades

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.

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Red Wings Unveil Brand New Seating Venue for 2019

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.

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Red Wings to Pay Homage to ‘Hop Bitters’

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.

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Lease Drama Over, Red Wings to Stay at Frontier Field

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.

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Latest on Red Wings’ Ballpark Negotiations

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.

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Red Wings to Host Groundhog Day Night

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.

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Red Wings Look for Long-Term Ballpark Answers

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.

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