August 17, 2019

Royals shutout at State

The Royals could not get anything going in Saturday nights game at the state tournament facing the Blaine Fusion. The Royals would muster just 3 hits for the entire game. Blaine beat Rochester 10-0 ending their season. Mitch Brown got the start for the Royals, Blaine had a 5-0 lead after 2 innings and that was it for Mitch as Blaine batted around the line up in the second inning. Matt Meyer would relieve Brown and pitch through the 7th inning. Sam Warren, Dave Rojo and Jake Halvorson had a hit each for the Royals. Jeron Christenson would relieve Meyer and pitch the 8th inning. Blaines Ryan Sutterer would hit a 2 run homer ending the game due to the 10 run rule. Davis Bryan went all 8 innings for the Fusion and gets the win.

August 12, 2019

Saturday August 17th,  Rochester vs. Blaine  7pm at

850 2nd St N. Dassel Mn 55325






August 11, 2019


The winner of Sunday's game between the Royals and Hampton Cardinals would earn a trip to the state tournament. The Royals 9-2 victory gave them just that. Mitch Brown got the win, going 7 innings, allowing 2 runs, striking out 5 and walking 5. Jaron Christenson would relieve Mitch pitching the 8th and 9th innings and not allowing any hits and walking just one. The Royals offensive attack was pretty balanced today scoring in every other inning with Matt Stubbs leading the way. Matt was 4-4 with 3 doubles, driving in 4 runs and scoring once. Michael Michalak, Alex Prindle, and Jared Campbell all had 2 hits each. As a team, the Royals had 12 hits, 2 errors and left 12 on base. Added information regarding the state tournament will be available soon.

August 9, 2019

Royals beat Elko 5-3 Friday night 

Rochester Royals extended their season to Sunday to play Hampton at 2:00 PM. The winner determines the fourth and final seed for the state tournament out of section 1B.

Drew Block lead the Royals offensively going 2-4, scoring once and driving in a run. Sam Warren added 2 hits as well. Matt Meyer was on the hill for the Royals, going all 9 innings and striking out 19 !! He scattered 7 hits, allowed 3 runs and walked 3. 


August 4, 2019

Royals lose game 2 by a score of 4-3 in the best of 3 series against Miesville 

Hampton, Elko and Rochester will play a single-elimination tournament starting Friday, August 9 to determine the fourth and final seed coming from Section 1B.

 Elko will host Rochester on Friday, August 9 at 8:00 p.m.  The winner of that game will play Hampton (at Hampton) on Sunday, August 11 at 2:00 p.m.  

NOTE: Admission to section playoff games is $6 for adults. Free admission for students under 18

2019 Section 1B Playoff Schedule

Best-of-three Series Play

*Winners of the three series below will advance to the State Tournament and will be seeded in order of the final regular season standings (e.g. if #6, #2 and #4 win their respective series, #2 would be the first seed, #4 would be the second seed and #6 would be the third seed).  No seeding games will be played after the series play.

**Hampton/Dundas will flip-flop home games due to no lights at Hampton.

Friday, August 2 @ 8:00 p.m.  #6 Rochester at #1 Miesville  Mudhens  3    Royals   0

Friday, August 2 @ 8:00 p.m.  #5 Elko at #2 Northfield

Friday, August 2 @ 8:00 p.m. #3 Hampton at #4 Dundas (due to no lights in Hampton)**

Sunday, August 4 @ 2:00 p.m.  #1 Miesville at #6 Rochester   Royals 3  Mudhens 4

Sunday, August 4 @ 2:00 p.m.  #2 Northfield at #5 Elko

Sunday, August 4 @ 2:00 p.m.  #4 Dundas at #3 Hampton**

Tuesday, August 6 @ 8:00 p.m. #6 Rochester at #1 Miesville (if necessary)

Tuesday, August 6 @ 8:00 p.m.  #5 Elko at #2 Northfield (if necessary)

Tuesday, August 6 @ 8:00 p.m.  #3 Hampton at #4 Dundas (if necessary and Hampton is home team)

Redemtion Playoff for Final (fourth) Seed

The three losing teams from the best-of-three series will playoff to determine the final (and #4 seed) advancing to the State Tournament from Section 1B.

Friday, August 9 @ 8:00 p.m.  lowest remaining seed at second lowest remaining seed – loser eliminated

Saturday, August 10 @ 8:00 p.m.  winner of first game at highest remaining seed – winner advances and loser is eliminated

July 27, 2019

Stokes, Warren lead Royals with end of regular season win over Eau Claire

The home run is always something to admire when it flies over the fence. What is even better is when the bases are loaded. Sam Warren had 7 RBI today, going 2-3, scoring three times and hitting a grand slam in the second inning to put the Royals way out front with a comfortable 9-1 lead. The Royals batted around the line up in the first inning, plating 5 runs. Jordan Stokes also had a nice day at the plate going 3 for 5 and knocking in 2. Palmer Mickelson started for the Royals going 4 innings, allowing just 3 hits, 1 run, he struck out 4, and walked 2. The Royals were well on their way of finishing this one early due to the 10 run rule having a 13-1 lead after 6. Mike Stubbs had come into the game in the 5th and would face just 7 batters in the 5th and 6th, but in the 7th, The Cavaliers got to him and scored six runs with 5 of those coming with 2 outs. The Royals scored once in the bottom of the 7th. Tyler Rolland woud relieve Stubbs. In the 8th, Rolland got roughed up allowing Eau Claire to close the gap to just 2 runs. Alex Holets entered the game in the 9th and faced 5 batters picking up the save, Royals win 14-12. The Royals had only 8 hits in the game, the Cavaliers had 13 but committed 5 errors. This was the last game of the regular season and fan appreciation night. We want to thank all of you for coming out to watch our Royals, we always appreciate the support you give the team. Watch for playoff information which we will be posting soon.






July 26, 2019

Rochester Royals 8  Hampton Cardinals 1


It was a 1-1 game after 5 innings tonight at Mayo Field. Mitch Brown was on the hill for the Royals and went 7 solid innings, striking out 7, scattering 5 hits, and allowing just one run. Ryan Ferring takes the loss for the Cardinals as the Royals jumped on him in the 6th, scoring 3 times. In the 7th, the Royals would score another 4 runs extending the lead to 8-1. The inning included Dave Rojo's 3rd home run of the season. Alex Welder lead the Royals tonight going 3-4, scoring twice and knocking in 3. Michael Michalak was 2-3 with a double, triple and a walk, scoring 3 times. Tyler Rolland pitched the 8th inning with Erik Thorvilson closing out the 9th. The Royals finish the regular season Saturday with fan appreciation day. The game starts at 3:00 against Eau Claire.


July 24, 2019

Knights beat Royals 6-3 Wednesday night

Sam Warren lead the Royals going 3-4, scoring a run, and knocking one in. Alex Prindle had 3 hits on the night, Michael Michalak was 2-4 with a run scored. On the hill for the Royals was Matt Meyer keeping the Knights at bay through 6 innings. He struck out 12 , gave up 10 hits including a 2 run HR in the 7th inning that gave Northfield their first lead of the game. Tim Maus and Eric Pittman both homered in the 8th inning to extend the lead to 6-3. The Royals plated their 3rd run of the game in the 8th but that was it. Mitch Brown pitched a 1/3 of an inning and Erik Thorvilson pitched the 9th. The Royals are back in action at home Friday night.


July 19, 2019

Royals lose 6-1 against Elko Sunday afternoon

Elko plated 4 runs Sunday in the first inning off of Royals starter Josh Conley. Elko batted around the order sending 10 men to the plate all with 2 outs. Josh did settle in as he pitched 4 1/3 innings but the damage had been done. Jeron Christensen would come in to relive him in the 5th. Offensivly the Royals could not get anything going against Grant Gunderson who went all 9 innings allowing just the 1 run and 8 hits. Jared Campbell was 2-4 with a run scored and the only Royal wth multiple hits. The Royals are now 13-8 overall.

July 18, 2019

Royals beat Red Wing 9-4


Alex Holets was 3-4 scoring twice with an RBI Wednesday night. The Royals jumped all over Sam Palmatier in the first 2 innings scoring six times. Ben Domagala came in to the game relieving Palmatier and held the Royals scoreless until the 6th inning when Nick Pearson lead off the inning with a double and later scoring along with Jordan Stokes and Alex Holets pushing the Royals lead to 9-3. Tyler Rolland was the starting pitcher for the Royals giving up 2 runs and 4 hits over 5 innings. Jake Halvorson came in to relieve Rolland in the 6th inning . Jake allowed 2 runs, 2 hits, walked 3 and struck out 3. Red Wing added a run in the 8th but that would be it for them. Mitch Brown closed out the game in a non save appearance for the Royals. The Royals had 12 hits on the night with just 1 error. Jordan stokes was 2-4, scoring twice. The Royals are now 13-7 and will play a 7:30 home game Friday night taking on the Railcats from Randolph.



July 14, 2019

Royals lose a close one in Austin Sunday 7-6

On a very hot and humid day the the Royals squared off with an old rivalry traveling to Austin to take on the Hounds. The Royals started out right away in the first inning sending all 9 batters to the plate scoring 4 times for and early lead. Starting pitcher for the Royals Palmer Mickelson had a decent day on the hill through 5 innings allowing 4 hits, 3 runs striking out 1 with 4 walks and he left the game with a lead. Brad Pfeffer would come in for relief in the 6th but would only pitch a 1/3 of an inning allowing 3 hits and 4 runs and giving the Hounds their first lead of the game 6-4. Matt Stubbs , Jordan Stokes, Sam Warren, and Nick Pearson all had 2 hits in the game. Dave Rojo lead the way going 3-5 and driving in 2 runs. Erik Thorvilson relieved Pfeffer in the 6th and would go the rest of the way. The Royals did make it close plating a run in the 7th, then tying it up in the 8th when Jordan Stokes doubled scoring Alex Holets. The Hounds answered in the bottom of the frame when Daniel Bollinberg scored the Hounds 7th run in what turned out to be the winning runs. Winning pitcher for the Hounds was Yean Gil going 7 innings, losing pitcher Brad Pfeffer. The Royals outhit the Hounds 14-9. The Royals are now 12-7 overall. The Royals are back in action Wednesday night taking on Red Wing at Mayo Field at 7:30. It is also Cancer Survivor Dedication night.



July 12, 2019

Royals lose in Miesville 8-6

The Royals outhit the Mudhens tonight 12-11 but didn't find the timely hit that they needed . The Mudhens got their runs early, taking a commanding 8-1 lead after 4 innings played. The Royals starting pitcher Jaron Christenson would only go  2 1/3 innings before being relieved by Mitch Brown. The Royals chipped away at it plating 2 in the 5th, 1 in th 6th, and then in the 7th, designated hitter Dave Rojo closed the gap to 2 hitting a 2 run homer, his second of the season. The Royals Alex Holets lead the way at the plate going 3 -5 with 2 RBI. Jordan Stokes, Alex Prindle and Dave Rojo all had 2 hits each. Josh Conley and Matt Meyer both picthed in the later innings. The Royals head to Austin Sunday to play the Hounds, 1:00 game.

July 9, 2019

Elko Express beat the Royals 6-5 Tuesday Night at Mayo Field 

The Royals lead this one after 7 innings 4-3 but Elko plated 2 runs in the 8th to take their first lead of the game. The Royals Mitch Brown went the first 3 innings and did not allow a run while walking 3 and striking out 2. Tyler Rolland came in to relieve Brown the next 2 innings before Mike Stubbs came into the game pitching the 6th inning. Alex Prindle continues his excellent season at the plate going 2-3, scoring once and knocking in 1. The Royals had 8 hits total. Josh Conley entered the game in the 7th inning. Josh allowed 4 hits, 3 runs, walked 2, and struck out 3. Erik Thorvilson would suffer the loss pitching the 10th and 11th. In the 11th he walked 2 and gave up what would be the winning run for Elko. The Royals are back in action Friday night as they travel to Miesville to take on the Mudhens. The game is scheduled for 8:00




July 7, 2019

Rochester Royals   6   Dundas Dukes  1

July 4, 2019



July 2, 2019

Royals defeat Cubs in Chaska Tuesday night 10-6

Tyler Peterson hit a 3 run homer in the first inning Tuesday night off of Royals starting pitcher Jaron Christenson to take an early 3-0 lead. Royals explode for 7 runs in the 2nd inning, giving Jaron a little comfort after that first inning. Jaron really settled in after that only allowing 1 added run, scattering 5 hits, striking out 3, and walking 2 over 6 innings.  Tyler Rolland pitched the 7th and 8th innings and allowed just 1 hit in 2 innings pitched. Alex Prindle lead the Royals offensivly going 3 -5, scoring twice. Michael Michalak drove in 3 runs while going 2-5 and scoring twice. Matt Stubbs, Alex Holets and Alex Welder all added 2 hits each. Erik Thorvilson came in to the game in the 9th to close it out. He walked 3, struck out one, allowed 1 hit and 2 runs. Final, Royals 10, Cubs 6. The Royals total hits were 14, Chaska had 10. Ryan Rodriguez takes the loss for the Cubs.

June 30, 2019

Rain hits hard play halted in second inning Sunday, game will be re-scheduled



June 29, 2019

Royals  17        Hastings   7








June 26, 2019


Rochester Royals 7   Cannon Falls Bears 4

The Royals had a special visitor at tonights game. Mr Peanut and crew and his Nutmobile were at Mayo Field with samples of their famous peanuts for everyone. Mr. Peanut threw out tonights first pitch.

Palmer Mickelson was on the hill for the Royals and he went 3 innings before being relieved by Tyler Rolland. Palmer gave up 9 hits allowing 3 runs. The Royals big inning came in the bottom of the 3rd when they sent all 9 to the plate, scoring 5 times and taking a 5-3 lead. Tyler Rolland allowed just 2 hits and one run in the 4 innings he pitched. Pfeffer pitched the 8th and Thorvilson would go in the 9th and earn the save. Rolland collected the win. The Royals played well enough to get the win tonight despite the 5 errors they had. Alex Prindle continues his hot hitting, leading the Royals going 3-5. Dave Rojo came in to pinch-hit in the 7th, hitting a bomb over the left field fence. Alex Holets, Michael Michalak and Matt Stubbs all had 2 hits each with 3 rbi for Stubbs. Both teams had 12 hits each. Thr Royals play again this weekend, both games at home, vs the Hastings Hawks here Saturday, 3 pm, and vs the Elko Express Sunday at 2.




Come down to Mayo Field Wednesday night to see the Royals take on the Cannon Falls Bears. Mr. Peanut will be there to throw out the first pitch and he is bringing the Nut-mobile and peanuts. Hope to see you all there!

June 22, 2019

Royals beat Mudhens 6-1 Friday night

 The Royals got a section win Friday night beating the Miesville Mudhens 6-1. Jaron Christenson was on the hill for the Royals and gave his team 7 strong innings before being relieved by Matt Meyer. Jaron did give up 10 hits but allowed just one run. He struck out 2 and walked 2. The Mudhens outhit the Royals 11-9 but the Royals had some timely hitting when it was needed the most. Alex Holets homered in the 3rd to tie the game at 1-1. The Mudhens only run came in the top of the 3rd inning. In the 4th, Alex Prindle would lace a single to left center, Jared Campbell then stepped up to the plate got the pitch he was looking for it knocking it out for a 2 run homer pushing the lead to 5-1. The Royals added an insurance run in the 7th. Alex Prindle lead the Royals tonight going 3-4 with 2 runs scored. Matt Stubbs and Jared Campbell were both 2-3, Campbell had 2 rbi.





June 19, 2019

Royals  6     Red Wing  5



June 16, 2019

     Royals 0   Hampton 2

It took ten innings Sunday to decide the game between the Royals and Hampton Cardinals. Matt Meyer got the start for the Royals and went 6 innings allowimg just 5 hits striking out 9 walking just one. Josh Conley in relief for Meyer pitched 3 scoreless innings but in the 10th inning,he gave up a 2 run homer to Josh Sharp ending this one giving the Cardinals a 2-0 victory. The Royals with just 4 hits in the game, Drew Block going 2-4 with Pearson and Holets adding a hit each.

June 14, 2019

Rochester Royals 4

River Falls Fighting Fish 1

Caiden Bruns threw a complete game Friday night in River Falls for his first win as a Royal. He allowed just one run with two K's and no walks, scattering 6 hits. Every Royal had at least one hit in the game with Alex Welder driving in two runs and Alex Prindle and Jordan Stokes driving in a run each. Royals travel to Hampton on Sunday for a Section 1B matchup with the Cardinals. 2 PM first pitch


June 12, 2019

Greyhounds edge Royals 6-5

The Royals came up a run short in the bottom of the 9th inning tonight as the Greyhounds beat the Royals 6-5. Alex Prindle and Alex Welder were both 3-5. Alex Welder had 3 rbi including a home run in that 9th inning. Brad Pfeffer suffers the loss, he relieved Mike Stubbs in the 6th, Brad gave up 4 runs in the 7th inning allowing the Hounds to take a 5-3 lead at that point. Nestor Jimenez was for 4-5 leading the Greyhounds. Drew Block had 2 hits for the Royals 11 total with Austin piling up 15. The Royals record is 5-3 as they travel Friday night to River Falls to take on the Fighting Fish, 7:30 game start.


June 9, 2019

Royals fall to the Dukes Sunday afternoon  9-3

Johnathan Bishop took Mitch Brown long popping a two run homer out to right center right away in the first inning of Sundays afternoons match up between the Dukes of Dundas and the Royals of Rochester. It remained 2-0  until the 4th inning, when the Dukes plated 2 more runs when Johnathan Bishop started the inning off with a walk, then scoring off a Nick Zabel triple. Mitch Brown pitched into the 5th inning before being relieved by Matt Meyer. Mitch gave up 5 hits, 6 runs, while striking out 6 and walking 3. Nick Pearson lead off the 5th inning with a solo shot to left center getting the Royals on the board. Jake Halverson scored in the the inning as well.  Dundas had 9 hits on the day,  the Royals had 8 hits, only 3 runs leaving 10 on base. Jake Halverson and Alex Prindle were both 2-4, scoring once. The Royals are now 5-2. Next up , the Austin Greyhounds come to town Wednesday night June 12th.






June 8, 2019

Rochester Royals  19   Owatonna Aces 4

June 5, 2019

Royals 15-5 over Lake City Wednesday night

Royals leadoff hitter Nick Pearson leads all Royal hitters Wednesday night going 4-5 and scoring 3 times while driving in 3 runs. The Royals played at Hudson field as Mayo Field was hosting high school section championship games. The Royals started Mike Stubbs on the mound going 2 innings before turning it over to Brad Pfeffer. Brad pitched the next 2 innings. In the 5th Palmer Mickelson took over and went the next 3. The Royals put up 4 runs in the 3rd inning, 5 more in the 7th. Erik Thorvilson pitched the top of the 8th and in the bottom of the 8th, The Roylas scored 3 more times to 10-run the Serpents. Alex Holets, Alex Welder, Alex Prindle, and Jordan Stokes all added two hits each. The Royals record moves to 4-1 overall. 


May 31, 2019

Royals beat Northfield 8-5 Friday night


The Knights have had the Royals number the last few years. Last year the Knights beat the Royals twice totaling 17 runs to the Royals 3. Tonight , with Mitch Browns first trip to the mound as a Royal, the boys got an 8-5 section game victory. The Royals had just 4 hits, but would capitilize on 6 Northfield errors. Mitch Brown pitched 5 innings allowing 5 hits, striking out 6 and walking 3. Tyler Rolland relieved Brown, pitching the next 3 innings before Matt Meyer closed out the 9th inning striking out 2. Jared Campell, Drew Block, Jake Halvorson and Alex Prindle all had a hit and a RBI in the game. The Royals will be back in action Wednesday, June 5th at Mayo Field hosting the Serpents of Lake City. The Royals are 3-1 on the season


May 25, 2019


Royals over Owatonna 10-0 in 8 innings


After 2 years out of baseball, Matt Meyer was back on the mound for the Royals Saturday night. Knowing Matt and how much he loves the game, we were all very happy to see him back in the uniform and throwing for the Royals. Matt pitched 6 innings and struck out 10 batters, walking one and allowing just 3 hits and no runs. And at the plate, he stroked a double down the right field line in the 6th inning driving in a run. Alex Prindle lead the Royals going 3-4 driving in 3 runs and scoring once. Sam Warren and Jared Campbell both had 2 hits each, Sam had 2 RBI. Jaron Christensen relieved Meyer pitching the 7th and 8th. The Royals beat Owatonna 10- 0, ten-running them in 8 innings.  The Royals do not play until next Friday when they travel to Northfield to take on the Knights

May 24, 2019

Royals beat Dodge County Friday night 13-4

Nick Pearson lead the Royals Friday night going 3-4 with 2 runs scored. Matt Stubbs and Sam Warren both added 2 hits each. Arron Hohensee drove in 3 runs. Mike Stubbs got the start and would go 7 strong innings. He allowed 6 hits , 4 runs (3 earned), walked 3 while striking out 9. Jaron Christensen and Erik Thorvilson both pitched an inning to close it out. The Royals had 11 hits on the night. 



May 22, 2019

Royals lose home opener 8-4 to the Sharks

Drew Block on the 2019 season-sponsored by FAT WILLY'S