Rox Sweep First Series of Second Half in Canada
Thunder Bay, ON– Ben Carew (Kent State) tied the Rox single game record for doubles as St. Cloud (22-15) swept Thunder Bay (14-23) by a score of 3-2.
St. Cloud went ahead 1-0 in the top of the third inning after Zack Elliott (Minnesota) scored on a wild pitch.
With the game tied 1-1 in the top of the sixth inning, Garrett Delano (Brown) scored Carew from third base on a sacrifice-fly to center field.
The Rox would tack on an insurance run in the top of the ninth inning as Delano scored on a wild pitch.
Trevor Koenig (St. Cloud State) pitched eight innings and earned the win on the mound. Blake Stelzer (Concordia-St. Paul) notched the save.
For the full box score from Thursday’s game, click here.
St. Cloud will be back at home on Friday against Willmar with a 7:05 p.m. first pitch time. There will be a post-game fireworks show as the Rox continue to celebrate Independence Day.
All single games tickets 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.