The Rochester Honkers (12-12) take on the Eau Claire Express (9-14) on the road Saturday night. The Flock looks to win their third straight game against the Express. First pitch from Carson Park is 6:35 p.m. Byron-native Ryan Thompson (Illinois) is scheduled to start on the mound for the Honkers. Thompson is 1-1 this season with a 4.30 ERA. Drew Gillespie (New Mexico) will start for the Express. Gillespie is 0-1 this season with a 3.00 ERA. The Honkers are 1-2 against the Express at Carson Park this season. They defeated the Express 6-1 in Eau Claire on Thursday, June 22nd.
Listen to the Honkers' radio play-by-play announcer Michael Keeley call today's game live on the MSBN Sports Network from rochesterhonkers.com. Access the audio feed from any computer, smartphone, or tablet. The pregame show will start at 6:20 p.m.
The next home game is this Sunday, June 25th. The Honkers will take on the St. Cloud Rox on College Pride Day. Wear your favorite college’s apparel or show a valid College Student ID and receive a General Admission for just $5. It is also Slider Kid’s Club day at the ballpark. Kids eat free on the Sports Deck and can run the bases after the game. First pitch Sunday is 1:05 p.m. Gates open at noon.