Honkers Host the Express Today


The Rochester Honkers (1-3 second half, 18-22 overall) and the Eau Claire Express (2-2 second half, 15-24 overall) play the first of a two-game series today at Mayo Field.

Cole Quintanilla (Texas) is scheduled to make his seventh start for the Honkers. The right-hander has posted a 6.13 ERA and a 0-1 record. Quintanilla will be up against Justin Slaten (New Mexico) for the Express. Slaten has been one of the best pitchers in the Northwoods League posting a 4-1 record and a 0.75 ERA.

It is Renaissance Day at Mayo Field. The first 300 adults and 200 kids will receive free Minnesota Renaissance tickets. It is also Slider’s Kids Club Day, kids eat free on the deck and run the bases after the game. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.