Spencer Greer had no trouble with Thunder Bay after the first inning and the Honkers took game one 3-1.

In the top of the first, Thunder Bay center fielder Jacob Rolland walked after working a full count against Greer. After advancing to second base on a groundout, Robson scored the first run on a Nick Studer RBI single to right. Greer gave another full count walk and a base hit to load the bases before getting out of the inning with just a 1-0 deficit.

After the top of the first, both starters got a 1-2-3 inning. In the Honkers second, Jordan Smith led off with a fly ball down the left field line. A sliding Cory Kay did not make the catch, and Smith was at second with a double.  Two batters later, Ryne Roper drove him in with a single to right to tie the game.

Greer gave up his third walk to lead off the third inning, the second walk to Jacob Robson. Robson then stole second.  A couple pitches later, Robson was out at third attempting another steal. It remained 1-1 after three.

Reid Roper started things off for the Honkers in the fourth with a one-out single to right. Jordan Smith’s second hit of the night advanced Roper to third base.  Jeff Campbell then hit a fly ball to center field deep enough for Roper to score the go-ahead run, 2-1.

Parker Guinn got the one-out hit in the fifth inning before advancing to third on a Tanner Buenting base hit up the middle. Alex Schultz hit the sacrifice fly to center to give the Honkers a 3-1 lead and Spencer Greer cruised the rest of the way to give Rochester the 3-1 win.

Spencer Greer pitches for Rochester. Greer picked up his fifth win of the season on Saturday.

Spencer Greer picked up his fifth win of the season pitching seven innings of one-run ball. Greer gave up four hits and three walks while striking out two in the game.