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Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins
2008 Season Attendance: 490,806
The third highest attendance total in franchise history
Please enjoy our 2008 Fan Appreciation Video right now in our Multimedia section...
...then check out the 2009 season schedule in our Schedules section.
SILVER HONORED BY BA Red Wings Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer Naomi Silver has been named Minor League Baseball’s Executive of the Year by Baseball America. Silver accepted the award Dec. 9 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada. Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was honored as BA's Major League Manager of the Year at the same event. Click here for exclusive coverage, photos and video clips in our Hot Stove section, plus a Seen on the Scene report that includes former Wings slugger Randy Ruiz and pop diva Lady Gaga.
TWINS RE-SIGN PUNTO; RULE 5 DRAFT On Thursday the Minnesota Twins announced that they have agreed to terms with shortstop Nick Punto on a two-year contract with a club option for the 2011 season. Punto, 31, batted .284 (96-for-338) with 19 doubles, four triples, two home runs and 28 rbi in 99 games with the Twins last season. He appeared in 60 games at shortstop, 26 at second base, and 12 at third base...At Thursday morning's Major League Rule 5 Draft, The Twins selected RHP Jason Jones from the Yankees organization. Jones was 13-7 with a 3.33 ERA as a starter at Double-A Trenton in 2008, and also made two starts for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.... Kansas City drafted LHP Jose Lugo from the Twins' organization.... In the minor league portion of the draft, The Twins picked up RHP Henry Arias from the Reds organization. Arias was a combined 3-4 with a 4.76 ERA at Class A, with 3 saves.
DMAC TO REDS OF Darnell McDonald has signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds organization. McDonald batted .268 with 11 HR, 57 RBI and 19 SB for the 2008 Wings before a season-ending injury. The Reds' Triple-A Louisville club visits Frontier Field Aug. 6-9.
HOLIDAY PACKS, 2009 TICKET PACKAGES NOW AVAILABLE The Red Wings Holiday Pack: four undated ticket coupons, a coupon for a 2009 yearbook, and a Red Wings t-shirt for $28. It's the perfect gift for every baseball fan on your list.....Flex Pack Coupon Books, Ticket Packages, and Season Seats for 2009 are also available now; call (585) 454-1001 and press zero, Monday thru Friday between 9 AM and 5 PM ET to order, or order on-line right now by clicking here and selecting the "Season Seats/Ticket Packages" section....Our Frontier Field Team store is open Monday through Friday 10 AM-4 PM , with special Saturday hours of 10 AM-2 PM on Dec. 6, 13 and 20.
ADVERTISE WITH THE RED WINGS It's going to be an awesome season at Frontier Field in 2009, and your business can be a part of Rochester Community Baseball and all the Red Wings action...click here for more information.
TWINS' TOP PROSPECTS Outfielders Aaron Hicks and Ben Revere hold down the top two spots in Baseball America's list of Minnesota's Top10 Prospects, posted on Nov. 26. 2008 Red Wings pitchers Anthony Swarzak (#6) and Kevin Mulvey (#8) also grabbed Top 10 spots.
WARM UP WITH THE STOVE Our Hot Stove Report gives you frequent updates on Red Wings free agent and returning player signings for 2009, former Red Wing player news, Minnesota Twins big league and farm system news, player achievements, winter ball information, and more. Stir around the coals right now and all winter long, with our Hot Stove Report - in the Press Box section.
Next Game: at Syracuse - Thursday, April 9, 2009
Next Home Game: Saturday, April 11 vs. Syracuse
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