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Red Wings, Monroe County pitch Frontier Field renovations

The Rochester Red Wings (Class AAA; International League) and Monroe County are pitching a $7.5-million renovation of Frontier Field — the first major upgrade since the ballpark opened in 1996. The improvements would potentially add more group areas, a museum, new field, renovated concourse and suites, and new entrance to the ballpark. The state is […]

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Red Wings unveil 2014 uniforms

With the new season comes a new look, as the Rochester Red Wings (Class AAA; International League) unveiled new uniforms for 2014. “While our old uniforms and logos certainly served us well, our new home jersey is a classic, timeless look and we couldn’t be more excited to show them off in 2014,” said Red […]

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Bringing outdoor hockey to Rochester’s Frontier Field

It sounds like a blast: Frontier Field, home of the Rochester Red Wings (Class AAA; International League), is in the midst of the Frozen Frontier, with an ice rink featuring minor-league, college and high-school hockey. We’ve seen several minor- and major-league teams utilize winter down time with ice-rink installations, and we’re always a little surprised […]

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PETA cites Citizens Bank Park, Hammond Stadium for veggie offerings

The best vegetarian ballpark food can be found at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle, according to PETA’s annual rankings. The advocacy group has released rankings of veggie offerings at ballparks for 11 years now. “Tasty vegetarian food is sweeping the nation, and that […]

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Rochester puts out welcome mat for SWB Yankees

It’s an unusual situation, but so far so good, with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) playing their first “home” series of the season at Rochester’s Frontier Field. With Moosic’s PNC Field slated for renovation after the New York Yankees and Mandalay Baseball Properties close on a purchase of the team — which hasn’t […]

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SWB Yankees to play as road team for 2012

The saga is over: the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) will play the 2012 as a road team, splitting their time between six ballparks: five IL ballparks and Dwyer Stadium, home of the Batavia MuckDogs (short season A; NY-Penn League). The five International League ballparks: Frontier Field, home of the Rochester Red Wings; Alliance […]

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Red Wings post profit; MuckDogs financial woes continue

The Rochester Red Wings (Class AAA; International League) once again lived up to their track record as one of the best-run teams in baseball, posting a $246,000 profit in 2010; meanwhile, the financial woes of the Batavia MuckDogs (short season A; NY-Penn League) continue. The financial announcements were made at the annual meeting of Rochester […]

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