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Honkers Home Opener Postponed Due to Weather and Unplayable Conditions

 

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 Rochester Honkers travel to Mankato, Minn. tomorrow night for the MoonDogs home opener at Franklin Rogers Park, first pitch is at 7:05pm.  Jason Yano (Stevens Institute of Technology) is slated to start for Rochester.

Catch all the action on Sports Radio AM 1520 The Ticket as Clinton Cole calls all the action.  You can also listen live at rochesterhonkers.com or watch live by logging into northwoodsleague.com and clicking on the Watch Game Live graphic.

The next Rochester Honkers home game will be Thursday, May 28th at 7:05pm when the Alexandria Blue Anchors come to town for a 2 game set.  Thursday night’s promotion is the World Famous ZOOperstars and Friday night will be the team’s first Fireworks Extravaganza following the game.   For schedule and ticket information, log on to rochesterhonkers.com or call the business off at 507-289-1170.​

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), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com