St. Cloud, Minn. – The St. Cloud Rox’s six game winning streak came to an end Tuesday night as they fell to the Alexandria Blue Anchors 1-0 in front of a crowd of 1,518 at the Rock Pile.
Reese Gregory (St. Cloud State) started on the mound for the Rox and pitched seven innings, striking out eight batters, scattering four hits and only gave up one run early in the second inning.
Erik Martinez (Cal-Berkley) came into the game in the eighth inning. He did not allow a hit and struck out one batter.
Austin Athmann (University of Minnesota), John Sansone (Florida State University) and Webb Bobo (Southeastern Louisiana University) had the three hits for the rocks.
Michael Strem (Boston College) got on base three times for the Rox, walked twice and reached on an error.
The Rox are now 6-1 in the second half and 25-16 overall.
The Rox will host the Blue Anchors again tomorrow at 7:05 p.m. The gates at the Rock Pile will open at 6:05 p.m. Tomorrow night former NFL Player and “Cold Cuts Legend” Ickey Woods will be signing autographs at the game and performing his famous “shuffle”. Rox will wear special Ickey Woods jerseys presented by Bernick’s.
Tonight’s St. Cloud Times Player of the Game is starting pitcher Reese Gregory after his dominant game. For more coverage of the Rox during the 2015 season visit www.sctimes.com.
For more stats and information about tonight’s first game, here is the boxscore:
Single game tickets can be purchased 24 hours a day at www.stcloudrox.com, by calling (320) 240-9798 or by visiting the Rox ticket office located at the Municipal Athletic Complex.
The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest summer collegiate baseball league in the world with 18 teams, 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 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com.