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GCBC Issues Statement on Muckdogs

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.

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Red Wings Will Not Operate Muckdogs in 2018

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.

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Muckdogs Expect to be Back

Considering the time required for any relocation, it is expected the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) will be back at Dwyer Stadium for at least one more season.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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So, the County Wants Double from Red Wings for Lease Payments?

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 hereThe team’s parent club, the Minnsota Twins, are monitoring the situation closely.

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Red Wings Will Become ‘Plates’ Tonight

As previously announced, the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the original Garbage Plate by changing their name to the Rochester Plates for one night on Thursday night.  Read more here.

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Rochester to Become the ‘Plates’ for Aug. 10 Game, Unveil Unis and Merchandise

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

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Red Wings Celebrate 40th Anniversary of ‘Slap Shot’ with Hanson Brothers, Special Jerseys

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

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