Recently I had the opportunity to spend some time with Rochester Red Wings manager Gene Glynn. In his two-plus seasons with the team, they've won at least 72 games each year, as well as leading the Wings to their first playoff appearance in seven years. In part one of our conversation, we talk about the blend of veterans and young players on his team, recently picking up his 400th win as a minor league manager, and why he chose baseball over basketball.
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Chris Colabello and Chris Herrmann wereboth optioned to the Rochester Red Wings Sunday night, and both players joinedthe Wings during their Memorial Day matinee at Frontier Field,Monday.
So what exactly is the plan for both ofthese players while they are in Rochester? Ultimately the goal is toget them back to the parent club in Minnesota, however what will their roles be while they're playing with the Red Wings.
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Enteringhis fifth professional season, Rochester Red Wings pitcher LoganDarnell is trying to stand out in a stacked rotation. Through hisfirst six starts in Rochester, he is 1-1 with a 2.32 ERA, he has 33strikeouts in 31 innings, including eight strikeouts in his laststart on Sunday. Monday after batting practice, I had the chance totalk to him about how he's pitched this season, his time with theKentucky
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Entering his seventh professional season, Rochester Red Wings pitcher Trevor May is hoping that this isthe year that he gets his chance to pitch with the Minnesota Twins.One of the key pieces sent back from Philadelphia in the Ben Revere trade, the hype around May has always been there and it seems that early on in 2014 he's turning some heads. Through his first five starts in Rochester, May is 1-2
To say that Rochester Red Wings pitcher Scott Diamond has had a tough start to the 2014 season,would be putting it nicely.
Diamond, Rochesterís opening day starter, is 0-2 on the season with an International League worse 15.58 ERA. If that large number wasnít enough, through just nine innings pitched in three starts, Diamond has allowed an IL worse 25 hits and walked seven batters as well.
After his last