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Mathiowetz’s 2-run homer leads Honkers past MoonDogs

The Rochester Honkers defeated the Mankato MoonDogs 6-2 at Mayo field today in seven innings in the first game of a doubleheader. Alex Evans (Barton CC) got his second win of the season for the Honkers. Reggie Myer (Minnesota) got the loss for the MoonDogs. The second game of this double header will begin at approximately 7:40. 

 
The Honkers scored five runs in the third inning, highlighted by Brad Mathiowetz's (DMACC) two-run blast over the wall just left of center field. It was the Rochester native's first homer of the season. 
 
All the Honkers action can be caught on Sports Radio AM 1520 The Ticket with Clinton Cole, and via the Northwoods league livestream, which can be accessed on northwoodsleague.com
 

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