St. Cloud Beats Rochester in Game Two of Doubleheader
Rochester, MN– St. Cloud (24-19) used the home run ball to defeat Rochester (23-21) at Mayo Field in game two of the doubleheader on Wednesday. Alex Carillo (Faulkner) earned the win in his season debut on the mound for the Rox.
With the game scoreless in top of the fourth inning, Landon Stephens (Miami-Ohio) blasted a solo home run to left field. It was his second home run of the season.
Trailing 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning, Hance Smith (California-Berkeley) crushed a 3-run home run to left field and gave the Rox a 4-2 lead.
Blake Stelzer (Concordia-St. Paul) tossed the final two innings of the game and earned the save.
For the full box score from game one of the doubleheader on Wednesday, click here.
St. Cloud returns home on Thursday, July 11th against the Mankato MoonDogs at 7:05 p.m. Dueling Duo-Dueling Pianos will be entertaining the crowd throughout the game presented by PreferredOne.
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.