Rox Win First Game of Second Half in Canada
Thunder Bay, ON– Carter Bosch (Georgetown) struck out eight batters in six innings on the mound as St. Cloud (21-15) beat Thunder Bay (14-22) by a score of 3-1.
In the top of the second inning, the Rox claimed a 1-0 lead after Brett Bonar (Nebraska-Omaha) blasted a home run over the right field wall. It was his second of the season.
With the game tied 1-1 in the top of the third inning, St. Cloud claimed the lead for good. Jordan Barth (Augustana) crushed a double to left field and scored Gus Steiger (South Dakota State). Landon Stephens (Miami-Ohio) followed in the next at-bat with a single to left field and scored Barth.
After Bosch’s six innings in the start, Kevin Davis (USC Upstate) pitched the seventh inning and Pedro Garcia (Georgia Gwinnett College) earned the two-inning save.
For the full box score from Wednesday’s game, click here.
The Rox will look to sweep Thunder Bay on Thursday. First pitch from Port Arthur Stadium is scheduled for 6:05 central time.
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.