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Honkers Add INF from College of San Mateo


(Rochester, Minn.) The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today the signing of infielder Miles Mastrobuoni (Mas-tro-bo-nee) from the College of San Mateo.

The 5-foot-9, 165-pound sophomore shortstop is currently hitting .250 with 2 doubles and 10 RBIs.  He is a leading the team in at bats with 56 and also stolen bases, swiping eight of nine so far on the season.

As a freshman, Mastrobuoni hit .310 with 22 RBIs and led the team with 27 stolen bases in only 39 games.  His 56 total bases was a team high and was fourth in on-base percentage at .415.  He was awarded first team All-Pacific Coast Golden Gate honors for his efforts.

Mastrobuoni played for the Walnut Creek Crawdads of the California Summer Collegiate League in 2014 where he was selected to play in the All-Star Game.  He finished his summer season hitting .292 with seven doubles and seven stolen bases.

In high school, Mastrobuoni played for Granada High in Livermore, Calif.  As a senior, his team finished 24-2 and finished the year No. 16 in the nation, peaking at No. 2 at one point.

Mastrobuoni has verbally committed to play for the Nevada Wolfpack for his junior season.

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.

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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 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com