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Rox Offense Explodes in 11-4 Win

 

St. Cloud, MN – The St. Cloud Rox offense exploded on Tuesday night in a 11-4 win over the La Crosse Loggers at the Rock Pile.

St. Cloud’s 11-run outburst at the plate was highlighted by four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and four more in the bottom of the sixth.

The Rox, who finished with 10 hits in the game, were led at the plate by Ryan Lillard (Arizona State) and Ryan Weisenberg (Georgetown). Lillard finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored, while Weisenberg went 2-for-5 with two RBI.

Bobby Seymour (Wake Forest) added a triple, two RBI and two runs scored and Jack Barrie (Northwestern Ohio) went 2-for-3 with two RBI in his Rox debut.

Kenny Saenz (Bringham Young) pitched six innings on the mound to pick up the win for St. Cloud. Saenz, who also played with the Rox in 2017, gave up six hits, three earned runs and struck out one to get his first win of the season. Evan Johnson (Creighton) pitched three shutout innings in relief to pick up the save.

St. Cloud is back in action on Thursday night, finishing up a two-game series with La Crosse at 7:05 p.m. at the Rock Pile. The game will feature America’s Ballpark Prankster BirdZerk presented by Brandl Motors. BirdZerk will be interacting and entertaining fans throughout the course of the game.

The Rox are in their seventh season of Northwoods League Baseball in 2018. Single game and group tickets for the entire season are on sale now. For more information on purchasing tickets, visit the Rox Ticket Office on the west end of the Municipal Athletic Complex, call 320-240-9798 or visit www.stcloudrox.com.

The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rox as your favorite team.