Gregory Strikes Out Six While Carson Collects Two Hits
St. Cloud, Minn. – The St. Cloud Rox would fall to the Duluth Huskies 2-1 Thursday night in front of a crowd of 2,104.
Reese Gregory (St. Cloud State) started on the bump for the Rox and produced another strong outing. He went 7.1 innings, striking out six batters scattering six hits.
The Rox would strike first in the fourth inning when John Sansone (Florida State University) hit a sacrifice fly after a Marcus Carson (University of Kentucky) triple.
Trevor Charpie (University of Nevada, Reno) would come in for 1.2 innings where he did not allow a win and struck out two batters. His season ERA is now down to a minuscule 0.83.
Gregory pitched one inning in the Northwoods League All-Star Game where he sent the side down in order while Charpie pitched one pitch and got one out. Austin Athmann (University of Minnesota) would hit three homeruns as the North Team would come out victorious in the Home Run Challenge.
The Rox are now 14-6 in the second half and 33-21 overall. St. Cloud leads the second half North Division standings by one and a half games over Duluth.
The Rox will travel to Duluth tomorrow as they play the Huskies at 6:35 p.m. That will finish up all the regular season games between the Rox and Huskies.
The next Rox home game will be Saturday, July 25th as they take on the Eau Claire Express. The game is scheduled for a 6:05 p.m. start but gates will open for fans at 5:05 p.m. It will be Halloween in July presented by Party City. First 400 kids 14 and under receive a candy bag for a post-game candy drop. Best costume contest, two winners will receive a new bike.
Tonight’s St. Cloud Times Player of the Game is Marcus Carson after he went 2-4 with a triple and one run scored. For more coverage of the Rox during the 2015 season visit www.sctimes.com.
For more stats and information about tonight’s 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.