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Honkers to face Blue Anchors in doubleheader

(Rochester Minn.)– Tonight the Rochester Honkers will face the Alexandria Blue Anchors in a doubleheader beginning at 6:05 p.m. Gates will open at Mayo Field at 5 p.m. The teams will play two seven-inning games as they make up one of yesterday's games that were postponed due to weather and unplayable conditions. Alex Evans (Barton CC) and Matt Fiedler (Minnesota) are scheduled to start at pitcher for Rochester. 

The other postponed game will be made up the next time the two teams meet, which will be at Alexandria on July 18th. That will also be a double header, beginning at 5:05 p.m.

Rochester will be at home over the weekend for a two game series with the Duluth Huskies. Saturday's game will begin at 7:05 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m. That night will feature the Pizza Games, sponsored by Holiday Stationstores and 106.9 KROC. Included will be a High School Pizza Eating Competition. 

If you can't make it to Mayo Field, catch all of this season's Honkers' actionon Sports Radio AM 1520 The Ticket with Clinton Cole, or on the Northwoods League's live video stream. To access the video, just visit northwoodsleague.com and click on the Watch Games Live link on the bottom of the page.

 

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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