Honkers Get Past Border Cats In 10
Rochester, MN (rochesterhonkers.com) — The Rochester Honkers topped the Thunder Bay Border Cats Tuesday night 3-2 in 10 innings.
Matt Fiedler (Minnesota) was the main offensive presence for the Honkers, scoring the teams first two runs, and bringing in the game-winner on an RBI single in the 10th.
It was the second straight game that went two extras between Rochester and Thunder Bay. They also went to 10 innings in Rochester on Jluy 6th. The Honkers won that game off Will Paschal’s (Georgia Gwinnett) walkoff RBI single in the bottom of the tenth inning.
Rochester is now 3-0 in extra inning games in 2015.
The Honkers currently sit in second place in the North division for the second half at 9-5, 1.5 games back from the first place St. Cloud Rox. They are third in the overall season standings in the division; trailing the Rox and the first half champion Willmar Stingers.
The Honkers will face Thunder Bay again for the second game of the series tonight. They will be back home on Thursday, July 16th to take on the Willmar Stingers. It will be Mayo Department of Medicine Night, and a Novo Nordisk Homerun for Life Thursday.