2016 Rox Schedule Announced
St. Cloud, MN – The Northwoods League will begin their 23rd season in 2016, and earlier today they announced the 72 game schedules for all 18 teams, which will begin on Tuesday, May 31st.
The St. Cloud Rox will begin the season with a four game road trip against the Waterloo Bucks and La Crosse Loggers between May 31st and June 3rd. The Rox home opener will be Saturday, June 4th at 7:05 P.M. as they host the Thunder Bay Border Cats at Joe Faber Field.
In total, the Rox will play 36 home games during the 2016 regular season at Joe Faber Field. The Divisional Playoffs will be played on August 15th and 16th and the Summer Collegiate World Series be held from August 18th through the 20th. The Rox finished the 2015 season with a 51-25 record and a North Division Championship. 62,019 fans watched Rox Baseball in 2015.
Season and group tickets are currently available by contacting the Rox Box Office at (320) 240-9798. A full promotional schedule with fireworks and giveaway dates will be released prior to the season.
The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Preparing for its 23nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2016, 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 140 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 (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (KC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com.