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Published On: July 22nd, 2015

Rochester Honkers’ starting pitcher Jayson Yano (Stevens Institute) appeared in the 2015 Marshfield Clinic Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday night, picking up one strikeout and inducing a pair of groundouts in four batters faced as the North Division All-Stars fell to the South 3-1.


Yano entered the game with two outs in the fourth inning and inherited a runner on first base. After giving up a single to the first batter he faced, Yano picked up a strikeout then induced a groundout to first base to get the North out of trouble. He came back out to start the fifth inning, and got another groundout before North Division and Willmar Stinger manager Drew Saberhagen pulled him to keep the All-Star pitching rotation in motion.


Lake Bachar (UW-Whitewater) of the Lakeshore Chinooks was credited with the win for the South, while P.J. Schuster Jr. (SIUE) of the Kenosha Kingfish earned the save after recording the final out of the game. After getting the starting nod for the North. Brady Anderson (FGCU) of the Willmar Stingers was charged with the loss when he surrendered two runs in the first inning.


Kenosha outfielder Eric Fillia (UCLA) earned the Star of Stars award after going 1-3 at the plate and scoring two of the South’s three runs.


With the win, the South Division secured home field advantage for their divisional representative in the Summer Collegiate World Series.


The Honkers will be back in Rochester on Thursday, July 23rd, to face the Eau Claire Express at 12:05 p.m. It will be Kids "3 Buck" Day presented by Perkins. Kids 12 and under will gain admission for just $3! It will also be a Novo Nordisk Home Run for Life Thursday. 


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