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Rox Hold Honkers to One Run in Road Win

Rochester, MN – Trevor Koenig (St. Cloud State) earned his second win of the season, allowing no runs in five innings pitched as St. Cloud (9-10) defeated Rochester (11-8) by a final score of 3-1.

The Rox had three consecutive scoring innings, beginning in the top of the fifth inning. Brendan Tinsman (Wake Forest) hit an RBI-single to left field that scored Garrett Delano (Brown) from second base. Tinsman finished the day with three hits.

Delano would deliver in the top of the sixth inning, this time with a solo home run over the left field wall to put St. Cloud ahead 2-0. Both of his home runs this season have come at Mayo Field.

The final run would come in the top of the seventh inning when Brady Harlan (Oklahoma) drew a walk with the bases loaded and was credited with the RBI.

Following Koenig’s start, Justin Wick (Creighton) pitched the sixth and seventh inning while Joey Stock (St. Johns) earned the save after hurling the eighth and ninth inning.

For the full box score from tonight’s game, click here.

The Rox will close their four-game road stand on Saturday against Rochester. First pitch from Mayo Field is scheduled for 6:05 p.m.

St. Cloud returns home on Sunday against the Duluth Huskies with a 4:05 p.m. first pitch time. It’s Father’s Day at the ballpark. It’s also a Coborn’s Kids Day, where children will have the opportunity to run the bases and get autographs on the field after the game.

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.

 

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