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Rochester Honkers Finalize Coach Staff for the Summer

 

Roosevelt University Graduate to join Walker and Frye

(Rochester, Minn.) – The Rochester Honkers have announced that Logan Fleener, an assistant coach at Roosevelt University in Chicago Ill.  has been named their third coach for the 2018 season.  He will join the coaching staff of Field Manager Thomas Walker, and Pitching Coach Josh Frye this summer.

Fleener has been the team’s Student Assistant Coach since 2017, working primarily on developing the infielders and hitters, as well as coordinating the running game.  He is also responsible for scouting their opponents.  Fleener will also graduate from Roosevelt University in May with a BSBA in Management.

“I can’t thank Field Manager Thomas Walker and the entire Honkers organization for giving me a chance this summer,” said Fleener.  “I promise to bring a passion to win every day, all the way into the post season and beyond!”

Last summer Fleener served as a showcase advisor and area scout for Prep Baseball Report in Nashville, Tenn. in charge of grading player performances.  In the summers of 2015-2017 he also served as the Tournament Director for Game 7 Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Fleener served as a Team Captain on the Roosevelt University baseball team and was a First Team All-Conference shortstop in 2016. He was a member of the Muskegon Clippers of the Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League in 2016. Fleener was a four-time letter winner at Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., a two-time All-Conference selection, and won the leadership award in 2012.

The Rochester Honkers 25th season begins on Tuesday, May 29th when the team hosts the Eau Claire Express in their home opener at Mayo Field at 7:05 pm. 5-Game Packs and Kids Club Memberships are available now!  Season Tickets, ½ Season Plans, Suites and Patios are also available. Call the Rochester Honkers office at 507-289-1170 for more information.

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The Rochester Honkers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods 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, 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.rochesterhonkers.com 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.