St. Cloud, MN– Jordan Barth (Augustana) collected two hits and drove in a run, but St. Cloud (39-23) fell in the series finale to Willmar (36-28) by a score of 8-2. The Rox split the two-game series with the Stingers. St. Cloud wins the regular season series against Willmar 7-5.
Down 1-0 in the bottom of the third inning, Barth smoked a ground ball into left field and scored Ben Carew (Kent State) from second base to tie the game.
In the bottom of the eighth inning, Lenny Walker (St. Cloud State) notched his first RBI with the Rox on a ground ball to left field.
RJ Martinez (Minot State) started the game and tossed seven innings while striking out five batters. Riley Ahern (St. Cloud State) and Drew Garrett (Johnson County CC) each threw an inning out of the bullpen.
For the full box score from game Friday’s game, click here.
St. Cloud is home on Saturday, August 3rd against the Rochester Honkers at 6:05 p.m. It’s Rox Trading Card Set Giveaway presented by Rengel Printing to the first 500 fans.
All single games tickets can be purchased 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.