Trevor Plouffe, former Red Wing, beats up on Rochester in Lehigh Valley win

Trevor Plouffe, former Red Wing, beats up on Rochester in Lehigh Valley win

It was just one night in a familiar Frontier Field stomping grounds for Plouffe. Now in his 15th professional season, he said he’s learned he can’t control who goes up to the show or who stays down in the minors. Two extra-base hits won’t change much. It may take an injury or a lucky break for Plouffe to get another shot at the big league level…

One slider that caught ‘a little bit too much’ plate does in Rochester, Slegers

One slider that caught ‘a little bit too much’ plate does in Rochester, Slegers

By BILLY HEYEN ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Tyler Austin and Brandon Drury have both spent time with the New York Yankees this season. They’re major league-level hitters stuck in Triple-A because of a numbers crunch. In the sixth inning Saturday, they showed their hitting abilities. Rochester’s Aaron Slegers had thrown five shutout innings to begin […]

Birthday boy Mejia, standout plays at 3rd from Astudillo spark Wings’ 2-0 win

Birthday boy Mejia, standout plays at 3rd from Astudillo spark Wings’ 2-0 win

By BILLY HEYEN ROCHESTER, N.Y. — With a runner on second in the fifth, Syracuse’s Bengie Gonzalez hit a rocket one-hopper to Rochester’s Willians Astudillo at third. He backhanded the ball and looked to throw behind the runner on second as Leonardo Reginatto raced over to cover. During the Red Wings nine-game home losing streak […]