Estherville, IA- Iowa lakes is moving their series with Rochester Community and Technical College from April 4th to this upcoming Tuesday March 21st, 2017. This will be the Lakers home opener playing two, seven innings games against the Yellowjackets.
The Lakers come into the home stand 4-9 this season being led by hitters Marcus Wohl, BJ Johnson, and Jordan Deadwyler. All three are hitting over .325 combining for 21 runs, 34 hits, 2 home runs, 15 RBIs, and 8 stolen bases. The pitching staff for the Lakers has a combined ERA of 5.56 in 13 games and have struck out 85 hitters in 87.1 innings. The Lakers are currently on a six game losing streak and are looking to bounce back.
Rochester will head into the series in Estherville with a record of 6-6. The Yellowjacket offense is led by, Hunter Brommerich and Ryan Rentz. Both players are hitting over .400 with 12 hits, 1 stolen base, and 3 RBIs. Rochester has a pitching staff with an ERA of 6.69 in 12 games and have 48 strikeouts in 78 innings. The Yellowjackets are coming off two game winning streak beating Queensborough 7-4 and Lakeland 10-5.
Game time is set to be at 2 pm at Hess Limberg Field located off 7th avenue and South 15th street in Estherville on Tuesday, March 21.