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Published On: July 29th, 2019

Mankato, MN– Alex Carrillo (Faulkner) pitched a complete game and struck out 12 batters as St. Cloud (37-21) beat Mankato 7-1 in game two of the doubleheader on Monday. The Rox have won 14 of their last 17 games.

Jack Kelly (Minnesota) blasted a solo home run in the second inning as the Rox claimed an early lead. They would move ahead 2-0 in the third inning, following a single up the middle from Gus Steiger (South Dakota State) that scored Ben Carew (Kent State) from second base.

Kelly drove in another run in the sixth inning, hitting a single that scored Garett Delano (Brown). Daniel Montgomery Jr. (Southwestern) later scored Kelly on a base hit. In the seventh inning, Barth scored on an error to put the Rox ahead 5-1.

The Rox added two runs in the ninth inning off of an error and a sac-fly from Freddy Achecar (Georgetown) that scored Jordan Barth (Augustana).

Carrillo finished with 12 strikeouts and one walk in his third win of the season on the mound. The 12 strikeouts is the most by any Rox pitcher in a start this season and one behind tying the franchise record.

For the full box score from game two of the doubleheader on Monday, click here.

St. Cloud is home on Tuesday, July 29th against the Waterloo Bucks at 7:05 p.m. It’s Rox Throwback Youth Jersey Giveaway Night presented by Coborn’s to the first 300 fans 14 and under.

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.

 

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