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Rochester Red Wings have plenty of off-season work

On top of that, their affiliation as the farm team of the Minnesota Twins is up next season. If that's not enough, the Red Wings don't have a manager. Tom Nieto, the skipper for those two 90-plus loss teams, was let go by the Twins last week.
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On top of that, their affiliation as the farm team of the Minnesota Twins is up next season. If that's not enough, the Red Wings don't have a manager. Tom Nieto, the skipper for those two 90-plus loss teams, was let go by the Twins last week.

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