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Feyereisen throws 9 scoreless innings as Honkers win in extras

The Rochester Honkers defeated the St. Cloud Rox tonight in 10 innings by a score of 2-0. Tyler Feyeresien (St. Thomas) went nine innings for the Honkers, allowing no runs to earn the win. Spencer Greer (Dixie State) got his second save of the season. Bobbie Petty (Nicholls State) was credited with the loss for St. Cloud.

The first eight innings were a true pitchers’ duel, with Feyereisen  and Rox starter Reese Gregory (St. Cloud State) holding both sides back at the plate. Gregory threw eight innings for St. Cloud. After a combined relief effort got the Rox out of a jam with Connor Schaefbauer (Minnesota) on third, the Honkers finally broke through in the top of the tenth.

Cole Krzmarzick (Nevada) got on with a double, then was brought in for the go-ahead score on a double by Matt Fiedler (Minnesota). Fielder was brought in by a double by Alex Schultz (Nebraska-Omaha). Greer threw a hitless tenth  to secure the Honkers win.

Rochester and St. Cloud came into this game with their respective records both at 7-2. With the win, the Honkers are now in sole possession of first place in the NWL North Division as the club looks to make 2015 its first postseason appearance since 2010.

The Honkers will play at St. Cloud again tomorrow at 6:05 p.m. before returning to Rochester to host Thunder Bay for a two game series starting Sunday, June 7th at 1:05 p.m. at Mayo Field. The first 500 fans will receive a free Slider bobble head, courtesy of Wells Fargo and 106.9 KROC. It will also be Kids Club day, presented by Perkins.

Catch tomorrow’s game, and all of this season’s Honkers action, on AM 1520 the Ticket with Clinton Cole, and via the Northwoods live stream. Just go to northwoodsleague.com and click on the Watch Games Live link.

 

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