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Southeastern Louisiana University Lions Lead Rox Past Express 7-3

 

July 25

St. Cloud, Minn. – The St. Cloud Rox defeated the Eau Claire Express 7-3 Saturday night at the Rock Pile in St. Cloud.

Domenick Carlini (Southeastern Louisiana University) started on the mound for the Rox. He would go on to throw a beautiful 8.0 innings where he struck out four batters, allowing only two hits and only gave up one earned run.

Webb Bobo (Southeastern Louisiana University) would start off the scoring for the Rox in the fourth inning when he would hit a double off the fence that scored Lee Miller (Davidson College) and John Sansone (Florida State University).

The Rox would add a run in the fifth inning when Marcus Carson hit a hard single that drove in Joe Tietjen (UNC Asheville). The following inning, Kyle Serrano (Colorado Mesa University) would drive in Sansone with a single.

Bobo would cap off the scoring for the Rox when he hit a three-run homerun in the eighth inning with Sansone and Serrano on base.

Collin Strall (Louisiana State University) would come into the game in the ninth inning where he struck out one batter.

Webb Bobo would end the game 2-4 with five RBIs and his one homerun. He is now batting .306 on the season with four homeruns and 28 RBIs.

The Rox are now 16-6 in the second half and 35-21 overall. St. Cloud leads the second half North Division standings by two games over Willmar.

The Rox will finish up the series versus the Eau Claire Express tomorrow at 5:05 P.M. but gates will open at 4:05 P.M. at the Rock Pile. It will be Military Appreciation Day presented by Country Manor Health Care & Rehab Center. First 300 fans receive a card set of our local Veterans. Coborn’s Kids’ Day. Kids have an opportunity to run the bases and get autographs on the field after the game.

Tonight’s St. Cloud Times Players of the Game are the two Rox from Southeastern Louisiana University, Domenick Carlini and Webb Bobo. 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:

http://northwoods.bbstats.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=260547

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.