Red Wings Outfielder Brian Dinkelman Re-Signs with Minnesota TwinsOctober 29, 2012 - International League (IL) Rochester Red Wings
Dinkelman has spent the last three seasons with the Red Wings, and he made his major league debut with the Twins with 23 games in 2011. The left-handed hitter has appeared in 338 games with the Red Wings from 2010-12, which is more than any other Red Wing in that time. He ranks fifth in games played since the start of the Red Wings' affiliation with the Twins in 2003.
Dinkelman, who was selected by Minnesota in the eighth round of the 2006 draft, batted .252 with four homers and 32 RBI in 74 games in 2012. He missed nearly two months of the season with a sprained right hand.
The list of games played for the Red Wings from 2003-12:
Rank Player Games
1. Garrett Jones 518
2. Dustin Martin 392
3. Josh Rabe 347
4. Trevor Plouffe 339
5. Brian Dinkelman 338
6. Chris Heintz 322
7. Matt Macri 315
8. Tommy Watkins 305
9. Luis Rodriguez 304
10. Jose Morales 295
The Rochester Red Wings recently concluded their 10th season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. The Red Wings are operated by Rochester Community Baseball, Inc. and have been a community-owned pro baseball franchise since 1957. Rochester's pro baseball history dates to 1885. For ticket information, call the box office at (585) 423-WING (9464) or visit www.redwingsbaseball.com .
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