(Rochester Minn.)–The Rochester Honkers doubleheader against the Alexandria Blue Anchors that was scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Thursday night has been postponed due to weather and unplayable conditions. The teams will play a doubleheader tomorrow, Friday, June 12th, at 6:05 with gates opening at 5:00 p.m., consisting of two seven-inning games. Alex Evans (Barton CC) and Matt Fiedler (Minnesota) are scheduled to start on the mound for Rochester. Evans is 2-0 on the season, while Fiedler has 10 strikeouts in just 6.1 innings of work.
The Rochester Honkers will make up the second postponed game in Alexandria as part of a double header on July 18th, since the two teams don’t play in Rochester anymore this season. The results of that double header will be credited to the second half standings per League rules.
The Lanyard Giveaway promotion that was scheduled for Thursday will take place Friday. The first 500 fans at the game will receive a free Honkers lanyard. It is also Advanced Financial Consultants Night. This is the third game at home the Rochester Honkers have had postponed due to weather this season.
You can follow all the Rochester Honkers’ action on Sports Radio AM 1520 The Ticket with Clinton Cole, and on the Northwoods League Live stream, which can be found at northwoodsleague.com. 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 games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com