Baseball Month in Rochester - May 18May 18, 2012 - International League (IL) Rochester Red Wings
GAME INFO: Louisville Bats (LHP Jeff Francis) at Rochester Red Wings (RHP Liam Hendriks), 7:05 p.m.
HOSTED ORGANIZATION IN SUITE: Volunteers of America - Western New York, which works to break the cycle of poverty through an array of programs
RAFFLE ITEMS: Andy Parrino autographed Padres jersey, Josh Hamilton autographed bat, Nick Markakis autographed bat, Garrett Jones autographed baseball along with a 1971 Pirates World Series t-shirt, Tsuyoshi Nishioka autographed baseball, Brandon Laird autographed baseball
SPIKES APPEARANCE: Dansville Elementary School (Dansville, NY)
YESTERDAY'S RAFFLE TOTAL: $237
MONTH-TO-DATE TOTAL: $5,549
YESTERDAY'S ATTENDANCE: 4,237
MONTH-TO-DATE ATTENDANCE: 51,746
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.
Parrino is a Brockport native and an alumnus of LeMoyne College in Syracuse. He is an infielder with the San Diego Padres, who selected him in the 26th round of the 2007 draft. Hamilton is in his sixth major league season, his fifth with the Texas Rangers. He became the 16th player in major league history to hit four home runs in a game May 8 at the Baltimore Orioles. Markakis is in his seventh major league season with the Orioles, who selected him in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2003 draft. Jones played four seasons with the Red Wings from 2005-08. He is now a first baseman/outfielder for the Pirates.
Spikes has traveled 491 miles thus far during Baseball Month in Rochester.
International League Stories from May 18, 2012
- Yankees Take Three of Four - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
- Feliciano's Big Night Pushes Bulls Past Sox - Durham Bulls
- IronPigs Sweep Away Tribe with 4th Straight Shutout - Indianapolis Indians
- Pascucci Powers Buffalo Past G-Braves - Gwinnett Braves
- Power outage and two rare plays cap off bizarre 9-8 loss to Yankees - Toledo Mud Hens
- PawSox Boot One Away - Pawtucket Red Sox
- Tides drop 4-1 decision - Norfolk Tides
- Clippers Beat Chiefs to Earn Series Split - Syracuse Chiefs
- Rochester Red Wings Game Notes - Friday, May 18 vs. Louisville - Rochester Red Wings
- Local Little League Fields Can Earn Facelift - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
- IronPigs Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
- Extra Baseball and Thirsty Thursday at Knights Stadium on May 24 - Charlotte Knights
- Bisons Notes - Gwinnett at Buffalo - Buffalo Bisons
- Baseball Month in Rochester - May 18 - Rochester Red Wings
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