Rain Washes out MoonDogs Season Opener
The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club’s 2015 Northwoods League home opener versus the Mankato MoonDogs Tuesday night at Mayo Field was Postponed due weather and unplayable conditions. The two teams will now play a double header at Mayo Field on Thursday, June 4th starting at 6:05pm. The teams will play two seven-inning games per league rules.
The MoonDogs will now open up the 2015 season at The Frank for the home opener tomorrow, May 27 at 7:05pm where former Minnesota Twin Jacque Jones will the special guest and post-game fireworks extravaganza presented by Wealth Enhancement Group, KTOE, and The FAN Mankato in Association with Radio Mankato. Tickets are still available online, over the phone at (507) 625-7047, or in the office located at 1221 Caledonia Street.
“The Mankato MoonDogs 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), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.