(Rochester, Minn.)– The Rochester Honkers will host the Willmar Stingers for the second straight night tonight, Saturday, June 20th. The game begins at 7:05 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m. Matt Fiedler is scheduled to start on the mound for Rochester.
The Stingers currently lead the season series with the Honkers 2-1 after they defeated the Honkers 7-3 on Firday night. That loss threw the Northwoods league North Division into a three-way tie between Rochester, Willmar and the St. Cloud Rox. All three teams records sit at 14-9 heading into Saturday's games.
The Honkers will travel to Mankato tomorrow to face the MoonDogs, then welcome them in to Rochester on Monday, June 22nd, for the second game of the home-and-home. It will be Megaphone Giveaway Night, and the first 500 fans will recieve a free megaphone Courtesy of Z-Rock 107.7 & 103.9. Anyone with a Megaphone will be able to participate in the Honkers Megadeals throughout the rest of the season.
Catch all of the Honekrs action on Sports Radio AM 1520 the Ticket with Clinton Cole, or at www.rochesterhonkers.com. All the games will also be available thorugh the Northwoods Leagues live video stream, powered by stretch internet. Just visit www.northwoodsleague.com and click on the Watch Games Live link at the bottom of the page.
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