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Published On: June 29th, 2015

(Rochester, Minn.)– The Rochester Honkers will host the Waterloo Bucks tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30th, at 12:05 p.m. at Mayo Field. The gates will open at 11 a.m. Jordan Gross (Tulane) is scheduled to start at pitcher for Rochester. It will be Kids 3 Buck Day, presented by Perkins, and all kids 12 and under will gain admission to the game for just $3. 

This will be the first game of the season between Rochester and Waterloo, and is the first game that counts towards the teams' annual competition for the Scheels Highway 63 Cup, awarded to the winner of the regular season series between the Honkers and the Bucks. The second game for the cup will be Tuesday night, at 7:05 in Waterloo as the teams finish off a split doubleheader. Greg Jakusik (Stevens Institute) is scheduled to start on the mound in the second game of the day for Rochester

The Honkers will be back home on Wednesday, to face the Battle Creek Bombers for the first of a two game series at May Field. That game will start at 7:05 p.m. It will be First Responders Night, and all First Responders who show their First Responder ID will receive free admission to the game.

All of the Honkers games can be heard live on Sports Radio AM 1520 The Ticket with Clinton Cole. You can also listen for free at www.rochesterhonkers.comby clicking on the Listen to Games Live link. Live video streaming of the games are available via the Northwoods League Live Stream, powered by Stretch Internet. To access, just visit www.northwoodsleague.comand 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