Rain Postpones Road Game to August 9 in Rochester


(Thunder Bay, Ont.) –  Wednesday’s game between the Rochester Honkers and the Thunder Bay Border Cats has been postponed to August 9 due to rain.

The teams will play two seven-inning games in Rochester, Minn. The first pitch of Wednesday’s postponed game will start at 6:05 p.m. with Rochester playing as the away team. The originally scheduled home game will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the postponed game.


Remaining Regular Season Games Against Thunder Bay:

August 7 – Originally-scheduled game – 6:05 p.m.

August 7 – Postponed from June 28 – 30 minutes after the conclusion of the originally-scheduled game.

Promotion: One Hit Wonder Night with Minnesota 97.5. If the Honkers hold their opponent to one hit, someONE will win $10,000!

August 9 – Originally-scheduled game – 6:05 p.m.

August 9 – Postponed from July 12 – 30 minutes after the conclusion of the originally-scheduled game –  – Rochester will play as the away team.

Promotion: Team Trading Card Set Night presented by Pepsi and 106.9 KROC. The first 1,000 fans at the game will receive a free set of 2017 Rochester Honkers trading cards.

*All four games will be seven-inning games played at Mayo Field in Rochester, Minn. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. on both dates.


The Honkers will return home tomorrow, July 13, to face 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 organ before and during the game. There will also be a 50/50 raffle for Bolder Options. Ryan Thompson (Illinois) is scheduled to start for the Honkers. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Gates open at 6:00 p.m.


The Rochester Honkers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. 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, 180 former 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 portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Honkers as your favorite team.