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Published On: May 30th, 2019

Waterloo, IA– St. Cloud (1-2) turned three double plays but fell 12-4 to the Waterloo Bucks in game one of the two-game road series.

After allowing three runs in the bottom of the second inning, the Rox turned a critical 4-6-3 double play to get out of the jam.

The team responded in the next half inning, scoring two runs and cutting the deficit to one run. Dustin Wilcox (Minot State) scored from second base off of an error from the Waterloo shortstop to put the Rox on the board. Tyler Finke (Southeastern Louisiana) followed that with a sac-fly to center field that scored Thomas Delgadillo (Academy of Art).

St. Cloud tacked on another run in the fifth inning after a fielding error from Waterloo. The last run scored came in the ninth inning, when Wilcox hit an RBI single up the middle that scored Zack Elliott (Minnesota) from third base.

Carter Bosch (Georgetown) got the start for St. Cloud on the mound. Austin Nikolas (North Dakota State), Gus Radel (Minnesota) and Drew Garrett (Johnson County CC) all saw relief work out of the bullpen.

St. Cloud takes on Waterloo in the series finale Friday with a 6:35 first pitch time at Riverfront Stadium.

The Rox home opener is Saturday, June 1 at 7:05 p.m., featuring post-game fireworks presented by Coborn’s. The first pitch will be thrown out by World Series Champion and former Minnesota Twin Steve Lombardozzi. To view and download the full 2019 Rox schedule, click here.

All single games tickets – including to the home opener – can be purchased now in person at the Rox Ticket Office located at the Municipal Athletic Complex, by calling the Rox Ticket office at 320-240-9798 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or 24 hours a day by visiting www.stcloudrox.com.

 

The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 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 (MIA).  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.