Spitzack to Return for Third Season with Honkers
(Rochester, Minn.)— The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today that local product Logan Spitzack, from West Concord, Minnesota and a junior at St. Cloud State will return for his third season with the Honkers.
Spitzack is a 6-foot-1, 200-pound right-handed pitcher whose 2014 Honkers season was cut short in mid-July due to an arm injury. He made 10 appearances on the summer, starting six and making 4 relief appearances. Spitzack posted a 3-2 record, with a 3.42 ERA. In 44.2 innings of work, Spitzack struck out 19 and walked 13.
As a sophomore at St. Cloud State, Spitzack was 3-1 with a 3.71 ERA. In his eight total appearances, six of which were starts, Spitzack tallied 34.0 innings, striking out 20 and walking only eight.
A 2011 graduate of Triton High School, Spitzack was a three-sport athlete gaining accolades in football, basketball and baseball. He currently holds a school record for points in a game for basketball and posted the lowest ERA for his baseball team.
The Rochester Honkers 22nd season begins on May 26th when the Mankato MoonDogs bark into Mayo Field for a 7:05pm first pitch. 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 2015 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 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com.