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Five Rox Signed to Return For 2014 Season

St. Cloud, MN- The St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club has announced the return of five players for the 2014 season.  The list includes Boo Vazquez, Dalton Sawyer, Daniel Comstock, Reese Gregory and Bradley Strong,

Vasquez, a 6’4” 215 pound junior outfielder at the University of Pittsburgh, was a member of the 2012 Rox team.  He spent the 2013 season in the Cape Cod league where he was an All-Star.  He batted .315 with 3 homeruns and 27 runs batted in over 64 games during the 2012 season for the Rox. Vazquez was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 38th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.

Sawyer is a 6’4” 205 pound sophomore at the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers.  The hard throwing left handed pitcher had 15 innings pitched last summer with a 2.40 ERA.

Comstock, a 5’11” 215 pound sophomore from Menlo College spent time at Catcher and First Base for the Rox in 2013.   Last season he hit .306 with one homerun and 20 runs batted in.

Gregory, a 6’ 200 pound sophomore at St. Cloud State University is an Apollo High Graduate. He was a member of the Northwoods League’s North Division All-Star Team last summer. He pitched 55.2 innings with 51 strikeouts for the Rox in 2013 with a 2.58 ERA and tied for the team lead with 27 appearances.

Strong, a 5’8” 175 pound junior at Western Carolina University played second base and shortstop for the Rox in 2013.  In 23 games he hit .309 and stole seven bases.

The five returners will be lead by Augie Rodriguez who returns for his third season as Rox Field Manager and Assistant Coach Tristan Toorie. The 2013 schedule is scheduled to be released by the Northwoods League sometime in the next few weeks.

The St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club is a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 116 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com. For Rox season tickets and/or partial ticket plans please call (320) 240-9798 
 

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