Heyen: The ironies of baseball give Danny Mendick his big league call

Heyen: The ironies of baseball give Danny Mendick his big league call

You see, the 40-man roster is a tricky thing. For much of the season, Chicago’s has been full, and placing a player on the 40 affects roster construction down the line. A player cannot be called to the big leagues without being on it, though, and as of Monday, Danny Mendick wasn’t on it. The White Sox had to designate a player for assignment to make room for Mendick…

Wings fall in season finale

Wings fall in season finale

The Rochester Red Wings dropped an 8-4 contest to the Syracuse Mets Monday afternoon at Frontier Field, in the final game of the 2019 season. The loss ends a 70-70 season for the Wings while the Mets play Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Tuesday in a one-game playoff to decide the International League North Division title…

Bentley and Encarnacion turn in strong call-up performances for Red Wings

Bentley and Encarnacion turn in strong call-up performances for Red Wings

Denny Bentley, infielder Yeltsin Encarnacion and pitcher Alex Schick were transferred to Rochester on Sunday after the playoff-bound Minnesota Twins added six Red Wings to their big league roster. Bentley and Encarnacion had the ability to play in the Red Wings’ rain-shortened 7-3 loss to Syracuse in front of 6,140 fans at Frontier Field…

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