Honkers Travel to Canada for the First Time This Season


The Rochester Honkers (4-2 Second Half, 20-21 Overall) head up north to Ontario, Canada to take on the Thunder Bay Border Cats (3-3, 16-25) tonight. This will be the Honkers' first series at Port Arthur Stadium this season. Rochester and Thunder Bay played at Legion Field in Marshall, Minn. June 3-4 due to unplayable field conditions at Port Arthur Stadium. 

First pitch from Thunder Bay is 6:05 p.m. Central Time. Manny Armendariz (Doane) is scheduled to pitch for the Honkers. Armendariz is 2-0 this season with a 3.25 ERA. 

Listen to the Honkers' radio play-by-play announcer Michael Keeley call tonight's game live on the MSBN Sports Network. Go to, click the Video/Audio tab, and click Listen to Games Live. Access the audio feed from any computer, smartphone, or tablet. The pregame show will start at 5:50 p.m.

The next home game for the Honkers is Thursday, July 13, against the Waterloo Bucks. It will be Field of Future Stars Night, presented by Meshbesher & Spence. All RYBA, RYSA, RYHA, girl’s softball, and Miracle League players that wear their uniform tops will receive a free general admission ticket. Minnesota Twins' organist Sue Nelson will be playing before and the during the game. There will also be a 50/50 raffle for Bolder Options. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Gates open at 6:00 p.m.