The Rochester Aces of Rochester, MN were charter members of the independent Northern League in 1993. They won the first-half title at 21-15 but Doug Simunic's club slipped to 17-19 in the second half and dropped 3 of 4 games in the championship series to the St. Paul Saints. OF-1B Kash Beauchamp (.367, .483 slugging) led the league in batting average and was sold to the Cincinnati Reds late in the year. Tim Cain (4-4, 2.37) was second in the league in ERA and allowed 76 hits in 102 innings, while Mike Garcia went 9-2 with a 2.95 ERA and fanned 100 batters in 95 innings. The club moved to Winnipeg, MB the next year and became the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
Source: 1994 Baseball Almanac
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