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Published On: July 13th, 2015

Rochester Honkers' starting pitcher Jayson Yano (Stevens Institute) has been selected to the 2015 Northwoods League North Division All-Star Team. Yano is 5-2 with a 2.38 ERA on the season for the Honkers. His five wins are tied for the second most in the league this season. 

The 2015 Northwoods League All-Star Game presented by Marshfield Clinic will be played on Tuesday, July 21 at 7:05 p.m. (CST) at Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. Willmar Field Manager Drew Saberhagen and his staff will manage the North All-Stars.

Yano has been a gem in Rochester's rotation this season. From D-III Stevens Institute of Technology, he was the Honkers' opening day starter at Mankato where he threw 7.2 scoreless innings. Yano has allowed one run or less on four of his seven starts, and has thrown less than six innings only once. 

The Rochester Honkers next home game will be on Thursday, July 16th against  the Willmar Stingers. It will be Mayo Department of Medicine Night, and a Novo Nordisk Homerun for Life Thursday.


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 games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit