Please note: The launch of Minor League has been postponed. It will now premiere in June. Exact premiere date to be announced soon!
June 2010 – Minor League
(Rochester, NY) – Minor League, a CAMPBELL MEDIA production in association with WXXI, is a reality based 13-episode series featuring the Rochester Red Wings and the little-known world of minor league baseball in America. The Rochester Red Wings are the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. CAMPBELL MEDIA GROUP followed the Red Wings through the entire 2009 season, starting with Spring Training in Ft. Myers, Florida. They captured the Team on the road, throughout 13 International League cities. The crew also followed members of the Team to Portland, Oregon for the 2009 Triple-A All Star Game. At home, viewers will see how the players live, outside of the ballpark, during their rare time off.
CBS News and 48 Hours Correspondent Erin Moriarty narrates the series. Multi-platinum recording artist, Eddie Money, contributed the theme song for Minor League. Additional music featured in the series included performances from Rochester-area bands.
Support for Minor League, on a national level, comes from Intercontinental Hotels Group and the Tire Rack, and locally, by: ESL Federal Credit Union; the County of Monroe/COMIDA, Michael S. Mayer, DMD, Diamonds Limousine Service, and Urology Associates of Rochester.
Minor League will launch June 2010 on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11).
Pictured: Red Wings pitcher Brian Duesing
Credit: 20 Toe Photo
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