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Honkers Sign UC Irvine Pitcher for 2014

 

(Rochester, Minn.)The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher, Max Weinstein from UC Irvine.

Weinstein is a 5-foot-11, 150-pound freshman from Canyon County, CA.  Currently, he has made only two appearances on the season, pitching 1.1 innings allowing no, runs, hits or walks.

A graduate of Canyon High School, Weinstein posted a 5-5 record as a senior, striking out 63 in 70.1 innings or work.  His team won the 2013 All-CIF Southern Division and was the Foothill League Champions.  He was named the Foothill League Player of the Year and also voted the All-Santa Clarita Valley Player of the Year.  Weinstein also hit .438 with 13 RBIs and 23 runs scored as a senior.

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.

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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 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.