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Published On: May 27th, 2017


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(Rochester, Minn.)— The Rochester Honkers Baseball Club announced today that they have come to an agreement with MSBN Sports Network out of Hudson, Wisconsin to carry the online audio broadcast of all home and away games for the 2017 season, so that fans, families, and friends around the country and the world can listen with ease. 

“With everyone glued to their smart phones and tablets, now is the time to make this exclusive move,” said Honkers GM Dan Litzinger.  “The world-wide reach will only enhance the experience and promote Rochester Honkers Baseball to all.”

MSBN Sports Network is an online broadcaster of multiple sports on multiple levels, from youth to professional, and from Alpine to Wrestling.  Since 2005, MSBN has been the country’s premier online sports broadcasters with over 2,000 LIVE events in just the last calendar year alone!

“We went with MSBN because of the simplicity for the listeners,” said Litzinger.  “It was imperative that it was as simple as possible to listen to our games.  With just a click, you’ll be able to listen.  No app to download or software to buy, and compatible with all smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers.  Plus they are local!”

Fans can log on to the Rochester Honkers web site at and go to the Video/Audio Drop down and just click on Listen To Games Live, that’s it!  Try it now!

“We are extremely pleased and excited to have reached a broadcast agreement with the Rochester Honkers for the 2017 season”, said Jon Wekkin MSBN President.  “We have a long history with the Northwoods League including past broadcast agreements with Thunder Bay and Mankato.   We also have produced broadcasts for the St. Paul Saints, multiple MSHSL State Baseball Tournaments, MBA State Tournaments, as well as the Central Plains American Legion Baseball Regional in Minnetonka in 2009, so we have an established history of broadcasting baseball in Minnesota. We look forward to working with GM Dan Litzinger, broadcaster Michael Keeley, and the Rochester Honkers to make this a great season for the fans to follow the team.”

The Rochester Honkers 24th season begins on Tuesday, May 30th when the team hosts the Mankato Moondogs in their home opener at Mayo Field at 7:05 pm. Season Tickets, ½ Season Plans, Suites and Patios are now available. Call the Rochester Honkers office at 507-289-1170 for more information.  The Honkers are also looking for host families for the 2017 season and ask all interested parties to call the business office for more information.


The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 23-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 160 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.