Baseball Month in Rochester - May 17May 17, 2012 - International League (IL) Rochester Red Wings
GAME INFO: Louisville Bats (RHP Brett Tomko) at Rochester Red Wings (RHP Daryl Thompson), 7:05 p.m.
HOSTED ORGANIZATION IN SUITE: YMCA of Greater Rochester
RAFFLE ITEMS: Paul Molitor autographed bat, Philip Humber autographed baseball, Ben Revere autographed baseball, Dellin Bentances autographed baseball
SPIKES AND MITTSY APPEARANCES: Ontario Elementary School (Ontario Center, NY)
YESTERDAY'S RAFFLE TOTAL: $122
MONTH-TO-DATE TOTAL: $5,312
YESTERDAY'S ATTENDANCE: 3,103
MONTH-TO-DATE ATTENDANCE: 47,509
Raffle tickets will be sold through the fifth inning. They are $1 apiece, six for $5, and an arm's length for $10. Winners will be announced at the end of the sixth inning.
Molitor was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 after a 21-year career with the Milwaukee Brewers (1978-92), Toronto Blue Jays (1993-95), and Minnesota Twins (2006-08). The seven-time All-Star and 1993 World Series Most Valuable Player now serves as a Special Assistant for the Twins. He is town this week visiting with the Red Wings. Humber played parts of two seasons with the Red Wings from 2008-09. The Chicago White Sox pitcher threw the 21st perfect game in baseball history April 21 at Seattle.
Spikes and Mittsy have traveled 459 miles thus far during Baseball Month in Rochester.
International League Stories from May 17, 2012
- Sellout Crowd Watches Matsui and Bulls Down Matsuzaka, PawSox - Durham Bulls
- Buffalo Tops G-Braves, 4-2 - Gwinnett Braves
- Norfolk Splits Doubleheader with Charlotte - Norfolk Tides
- Bulls Blank Pawtucket 5-0 - Pawtucket Red Sox
- Rochester Red Wings Post-Game Notes - Louisville 4, Rochester 2 - Rochester Red Wings
- IronPigs Earn Third Straight Shutout over Tribe - Indianapolis Indians
- Ramon Ortiz Blanks Mud Hens over 7.0 Innings in 4-1 SWB Win - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
- 5-Run Second Leads Chiefs Past Clippers - Syracuse Chiefs
- Tonight's Bulls Game to be Broadcast in Japan - Durham Bulls
- IronPigs Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
- Bisons Notes - Gwinnett at Buffalo - Buffalo Bisons
- Rochester Red Wings Game Notes - Thursday, May 17 vs. Louisville - Rochester Red Wings
- Online Fan Voting for 2012 Triple-A All-Star Game to Begin May 25 - Buffalo Bisons
- Jersey Auctions to Feature Revolutionary Bidding System - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
- Braves Legend John Smoltz to Appear at Coolray Field on May 25 - Gwinnett Braves
- Red Wings Mascot Spikes to Rappel Down First Federal Plaza - Rochester Red Wings
- Baseball Month in Rochester - May 17 - Rochester Red Wings
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