The Buffalo Bisons kick off the 2014 International League season with a road trip to Rochester to take on the Red Wings on Saturday and Sunday, April 5th and 6th; they return to Rochester two more times this season, Sunday through Wednesday, July 6th through 9th and Friday and Saturday, August 29th and 30th.
The Red Wings, Triple-A International League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, play their home games at Frontier Field, located at One Morrie Silver Way in Rochester. The stadium, which opened in 1996, has a seating capacity of more than 10,000. The stadium recently hosted a 10-day hockey festival during the off-season in December 2013, including the AHL’s first-ever outdoor game featuring the Buffalo Sabres’ farm team, the Rochester Amerks.
The Red Wings are the oldest and longest-running minor league franchise in professional sports history. Baseball in the Rochester area began in 1877, and the current franchise in the International League dates back to 1899, then known as the Broncos. They have been a Twins affiliate since 2003, and have also been affiliated with the Baltimore Orioles (1961 to 2002) and St. Louis Cardinals (1929 to 1960).
Single game tickets at Frontier Field start at $7 for reserved seats in advance, with upper box seats priced at $9.50 and Premium seats at $11; ticket prices increase $1 on game day. The Red Wings run promotions throughout the season, ranging from pre-game player autograph sessions to concession specials to ticket discounts.
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