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Nevada Wolfpack Send Two to Honkers

(Rochester, MN)The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Michael Fain and outfielder Jordan Dunatov, both from the University of Nevada Wolfpack.

Fain is a 6-foot-6, 185-pound sophomore from Clovis, CA. He made his 2014 season debut on Feb. 14th, getting the start against Santa Clara.  Fain went 4.1 innings, allowing only 1 run on 3 hits and striking out 3, getting the no decision in the Wolfpack’s 4-1 victory.  As a freshman, Fain posted a 3-3 record with a 7.77 ERA.  Primarily used out of the bullpen making 26 total appearances and 1 start, Fain struck out 23 batters in 24.1 innings of work.

Dunatov is a 6-foot-6, 205-pound junior who transferred in from Central Arizona College.  He’s made one start during their opening weekend, going 0-3 at the plate in their loss to Boston College on Feb. 15th.  He finished his sophomore season at Central Arizona, hitting .262 with 14 RBIs and 4 doubles.  He was also 8-11 in stolen bases.

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.