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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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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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