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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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Sale of Muckdogs Mucked Up

Batavia Muckdogs LogoNaomi 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.

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Frontier Communications Extends Ballpark Naming Rights Partnership

Rochester Red Wings New Primary LogoFrontier 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.

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