Honkers look to even series with Stingers

(Rochester, Minn.)– The Rochester Honkers will face the Willmar Stingers for the second consecutive night tonight, looking to split the series after falling 5-1 on Tuesday. Pitcher Josh Pigg (Hawaii) will make his second start of the season for the Honkers. Pigg is 0-0 on the year after going 4.1 innings in his first start at Mankato.

The Honkers will be back home tomorrow, Thursday, June 11th, for a double header against Alexandria beginning at 6:05. There will be a Lanyard Giveaway, and it will be Walk in the Light Church Night.The two seven-inning games will be the start of four straight days at home for the Honkers, with another Matchup against Alexandria on Friday before welcoming in Duluth for a weekend series.

You can follow all the Honkers action on Sports Radio AM 1520 The Ticket with Clinton Cole, and on the Northwoods League Live stream, which can be found at Just 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 are viewable via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit