Bailey, Gonsalves duel but Bats’ bullpen proves superior in 2-0 Wings loss

Bailey, Gonsalves duel but Bats’ bullpen proves superior in 2-0 Wings loss

By BILLY HEYEN ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Each of the last two seasons, Stephen Gonsalves has been a top-100 prospect in Baseball America’s rankings. In 2007 and 2008, Homer Bailey’s final two seasons eligible for prospect rankings, Baseball America ranked him a top-10 prospect. On a minor-league rehab start in Rochester, Bailey won the pitchers’ duel […]

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 […]

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