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Published On: July 18th, 2022

Photo Credit: Joe Ahlquist, Post-Bulletin

Former Rochester Honker Robert Moore was selected on Sunday in the second round (72nd overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers.  Moore a second baseman, who just completed his Junior year at Arkansas, played for the Honkers in 2020.  He is also the son of Kansas City Royals President, Dayton Moore.

In 2020, Moore played Shortstop for Rochester, after completing his freshman season with the Razorbacks.  In 33 games for the Honkers, he hit .303 with three home runs and 14 runs batted in.  He returned for two more seasons at Arkansas and continued to produce.  This past season at Arkansas, Moore continued to not only hit, but show how much value he had as a defensive player.  He was awarded the Rawlings Golden Glove Award, as the best defensive second baseman in the country.

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The Rochester Honkers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 28th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 280 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Grandson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at 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.