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Published On: August 3rd, 2019

St. Cloud, MN– Trevor Koenig (St. Cloud State) tossed eight innings of scoreless baseball and claimed his seventh win of the season as St. Cloud (40-23) beat Rochester (34-31) by a score of 5-3. He tied the Rox single-season record for wins. Jordan Barth (Augustana) broke the Rox single-season record for extra-base hits. The Rox magic number to clinch the second half of the Great Plains West Division is four games.

In the first inning, Gus Steiger (South Dakota State) stole third base and scored on the same play via a throwing error from the catcher to go ahead 1-0.

Barth blasted a two-run home run to left field in the third inning, hitting his sixth of the season. It was on this hit he broke his fourth single-season record of the season for the Rox.

Ben Carew (Kent State) lined a two-run single up the middle in the fifth inning and scored Garett Delano (Brown) and Jack Kelly (Minnesota). He has driven in 21 runs on the season.

In his eight innings pitched, Koenig struck out six batters. The Northwoods League All-Star has not allowed a run in his last 20 innings on the mound. Joey Stock (St. John’s) pitched parts of the ninth inning. Blake Stelzer (Concordia-St. Paul) claimed his fifth save of the season.

For the full box score from game Saturday’s game, click here.

St. Cloud concludes its home series against Rochester on Sunday, August 4th at 4:05 p.m. It’s Community All-Stars Night presented by Sentry Bank. Nine area youth will be awarded with the ultimate Rox experience. It’s also the final Coborn’s Kids Day of the summer, as children will have the opportunity to run the bases and get autographs on the field after the game.

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.

 

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