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Wings six-run seventh inning stuns Paw Sox
via Twins Digest April 22, 2014 at 09:32 PM

Rochester sent 12 batters to the plate in a wild, six-run seventh inning that propelled the Wings to a 7-5 come-from-behind victory over Pawtucket in the opener of a four-game series from McCoy Stadium.

MLB Trade Rumors ยป Minnesota Twins 2014-04-22 14:38:57
via Twins Digest April 22, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Blue Jays have claimed outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Twins, the club announced via press release. To make room on the 40-man roster, Toronto designated fellow outfielder Kenny Wilson for assignment. Mastroianni originally came t...

Parmelee named Batavia Downs POTW
via Twins Digest April 21, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Rochester Red Wings infielder/outfielder Chris Parmelee has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack Player of the Week for the period of April 14-20.

Quick Hits: Abreu, Thornton, Hicks
via Twins Digest April 20, 2014 at 09:32 PM

The Mets have announced that they will promote former star outfielder Bobby Abreu from Triple-A Las Vegas tomorrow. Abreu is 40 and hasn't played in the big leagues since 2012, which he spent with the Angels and Dodgers. But he made a good impression in Vegas, hitting .412/.500/.529 in 40 plate appearances there, and the Mets have space for a left-handed bench player after trading Ike Davis to the

Easter Dinner: Wings feast on Chiefs pitching
via Twins Digest April 20, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Red Wings celebrated Easter in style Sunday afternoon in Syracuse. The Wings recorded season highs in both hits and runs in a 9-3 blowout victory over the Syracuse Chiefs at NBT Bank Stadium.

Wings fall to Chiefs, 4-2, Saturday
via Twins Digest April 19, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Rochester Red Wings fell to the Syracuse Chiefs, 4-2, Saturday afternoon from NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse. The Wings have now dropped the first two games of the four-game set and six of their last seven overall after a season-high six-game winning...

Jason Bartlett To Retire
via Twins Digest April 18, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Infielder Jason Bartlett has told the Twins he will retire, reports Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press (Twitter links). Though the club has asked him to reconsider, says Berardino, the expectation is that he will file his papers. Bartlett had been working on a rehab assignment with Minnesota after making the club's Opening Day roster. Though he only saw four plate appearances this year,

Hanrahan Talking With Multiple Clubs Following Showcase
via Twins Digest April 17, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Upwards of 20 teams were on-hand today to watch free-agent right-hander Joel Hanrahan's showcase at the University of Tampa today, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (More specifically, ESPN's Buster Olney tweeted that there were 16 to 18 clubs on-hand). Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe tweets that Hanrahan's agents at Reynolds Sports Management are already discussing a contract with multiple clubs a

Pino shutout earns split for Wings
via Twins Digest April 17, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Red Wings split a Thursday afternoon doubleheader with Pawtucket at Frontier Field.

AL Notes: Defensive Value, White Sox, Astros, Fuld
via Twins Digest April 16, 2014 at 11:50 PM

As defensive metrics gain precision and acceptance, we can expect an increasing move toward player contracts that better reflect the contributions of premier glovework, writes Doug Mittler for ESPN The Magazine (Insider link). "The market is established by offense because defensive numbers are difficult to ascertain," said Mets GM Sandy Alderson. Mittler says that current bargains, like Al

Rochester Red Wings News List 2014-04-16 12:46:26
via Twins Digest April 16, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Pawtucket Red Sox jumped out to an early 7-0 lead, then hung on to defeat the Red Wings 7-6 Wednesday afternoon at Frontier Field

Sox outlast Wings 9-5
via Twins Digest April 14, 2014 at 11:38 PM

Alex Hassan had two hits and two RBI, helping the Pawtucket Red Sox to a 9-5 win over the Red Wings Monday night on a soggy Frontier Field.

Beresford named Batavia Downs POTW
via Twins Digest April 14, 2014 at 08:26 PM

Rochester Red Wings infielder James Beresford has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack Player of the Week for the period of April 3-13.

Red Wings clipped by IronPigs, 3-2, Sunday
via Twins Digest April 13, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Rochester Red Wings' six-game winning streak was snapped Sunday afternoon, falling 3-2 to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA.

Red Wings sweep twinbill; extend win streak
via Twins Digest April 12, 2014 at 11:14 PM

The rain in Allentown on Friday couldn't cool the red-hot Red Wings on Saturday as the Wings swept a twinbill against the IronPigs at Coca-Cola Park to win their fifth and sixth consecutive games.

Beloit Wins 3 Game Series in South Bend
via Twins Digest April 11, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Beloit Snappers have just finished up a 3 game series in South Bend, IN against the Silver Hawks, the Midwest League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Beloit won games one and two before losing the third game.

Rochester Red Wings News List 2014-04-10 21:59:14
via Twins Digest April 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Four Wings hurlers combined to allow just two runs on five hits as the Red Wings won their fourth straight game with a 4-2 victory over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA.

Quick Hits: Russell, Drew, Morales, Garcia, Twins, Gearrin
via Twins Digest April 09, 2014 at 11:26 PM

There was more bad injury news out of Oakland, as top Athletics prospect Addison Russell has torn his right hamstring and will be down for at least a month, according to a report from Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports (via Twitter). Though Russell was not necessarily expected to contribute much at the MLB level this year -- he had started his age-20 season at Double-A -- a prolonged absence will certain

Parmelee paces Wings offense in 7-6 win
via Twins Digest April 09, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Chris Parmelee had three hits and an RBI, part of a 15-hit attack leading the Red Wings to a 7-6 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Wednesday night at Frontier Field.

Miller Park Bus Trip to Snappers Game
via Twins Digest April 09, 2014 at 08:26 PM

The Snappers and The Rock Bar and Grill of Beloit are proud to announce that there will be a bus trip for the Miller Park game that the Snappers will play in on Saturday, May 24th.