Rochester Adds to Pitching Staff
Honkers Sign Right-Hander Greer from Western NV CC
(Rochester, Minn.)— The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Spencer Greer from Western Nevada Community College in Carson City, Nev.
Greer is a 6-foot-6, 220-pound sophomore from Woodinville, Wash. He is currently 6-3 with a 1.88 ERA. Greer has made 15 appearances, five of them starts, collecting 47 strikeouts in 48.0 innings and earning two saves. Opponents are only hitting .239 against him.
Greer just earned his sixth win of the season on Friday, April 11th, pitching 4.1 innings of scoreless relief in the 6-4 victory over Colorado Northwestern. Greer fanned four batters and scattered four hits in his outing.
The Western Nevada Wildcats are back in action on April 25-26 when Southern Nevada comes to town for back-to-back double headers.
The Rochester Honkers 21st season begins on May 27th when the Waterloo Bucks prance into Mayo Field for a 7:05pm first pitch. The Honkers will play 72 games in 2014 (36 home, 36 away). Season Tickets, Bonus Books, Suites and Patios are now available. Call the Rochester Honkers office at 507-289-1170 for more information. The Honkers are also looking for host families for the 2014 season and ask all interested parties to call the business office for more information.
The Rochester Honkers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com.