Rochester, MN ( Honkers fell 3-1 to the Kalamazoo Growlers in Kalamazoo Saturday night. The Growlers scored two runs to break a 1-1 tie in the third inning to earn the win.

photo courtesy Rochester Honkers
photo courtesy Rochester Honkers

Casey Worden (UC Riverside) homered in the second inning for the Honkers only run.

David Worrell (0-2) (Corpus Christi) got the start and the loss for the Honkers; he pitched seven innings, allowed three runs on six hits, walked one and struck out four. Bayley Chesterton (Riverside City College) pitched a perfect eighth inning in relief.

Joey Czarske (Cal State Northridge) went 2 for 4 to lead the Honkers offense, along with Alex Fitchett (Hawaii) who was also 2 for 4.


With the loss the Honkers fall to 5-19, while the Growlers advance to 15-12.

The Honkers play the same Growlers team Sunday in Kalamazoo, with first pitch is set for 2:05 p.m. Rochester will be back at home Monday to start a two-game series with the Thunder Bay Border Cats. Monday is FLY RST NIGHT with ABC 6 News, where a travel voucher valued at $400.00 will be given away! First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. and gates open at 6:00 p.m.

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