The St. Cloud Rox downed the La Crosse Loggers in La Crosse Sunday 5-1. The Rox broke the 1-all tie with 1 run in the 4th inning, and added 2 runs in the 7th inning and 1 run in the 8th inning. Hunter Day threw the first 6 innings with 8 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win.
The Rox split a pair of games with Rochester at Joe Faber Field Wednesday in St. Cloud. St. Cloud won the afternoon game 9-5 before falling in the night cap 8-6. In the afternoon game the Rox came from down 3-0 in the 6th inning with a 5-run 6th inning, a 3-run 7th inning and a single run in the 8th inning to prevail 9-5.
The St. Cloud Rox are 6-0 in the 2nd half of the season and 31-8 overall after posting a 4-2 win at Duluth Monday night to complete a 2-game sweep of the Huskies. St. Cloud scored 2 runs in the 1st inning and 2 more in the 4th inning.
The St. Cloud Rox blanked the Willmar Stingers 10-0 at home Wednesday night to begin the 2nd half of the Northwoods League season. Joseph Brandon and 3 relievers combined to throw a 2-hit shutout. Brandon threw the first 5 innings with 1 hit allowed and 5 strikeouts.
The St. Cloud Rox continue to shape their roster for the upcoming 2022 season. Shortstop Peter Mendazona comes to Central Minnesota from the University of Nevada, while catcher Gustavo Nava and first baseman O’Neill Burgos arrive from Southern University.
The Rox lost 11-10 Monday night in Eau Claire to the Express to end their 6-game winning streak. Eau Claire scored 2 runs in the 9th inning to walk off with the win over St. Cloud. Jordan Barth had 2 hits, a home run and 3 RBIs, and Easton Waterman made his Rox debut and had 3 hits including a solo homerun.
The Rox won their 6th game in a row 6-2 in Rochester against the Honkers. St. Cloud had 3 hits and 2 RBIs from Jordan Barth, Caleb Ricketts added 2 hits and 2 RBIs and Andrew Pinckney had 2 hits, a run scored and 1 RBI. Noah Myhre threw 6 2/3 innings with 4 hits and 2 earned runs allowed to get the win.