St. Cloud, MN – The St. Cloud Rox announced today the organization has signed two additional players for the 2020 season. They are University of Nebraska catchers Luke Roskam and Griffin Everitt.
Roskam appeared in all 15 of Nebraska’s games during the 2020 season. He had a .264 batting average including four doubles and a home run. He scored 12 runs and had 13 runs batted in. As a catcher, he threw out four attempted base stealers. He previously played in the Northwoods League in 2017 for the Duluth Huskies. That season he appeared in 52 games, had a .324 batting average, and was selected to play in the Major League Dreams Showcase.
Evertitt is transferring to Nebraska after two years at Kansas City Community College. In 20 games this season, he had a .483 batting average. He finished with 29 hits including five doubles, a triple and six home runs. He scored 26 runs and had 26 runs batted in. Everitt was ranked the second-best catcher and 18th overall player in the state of Nebraska by Perfect Game during his senior year at Lincoln Southwest High.
In total the Rox now have twenty-five players signed for the 2020 season. Field Manager Augie Rodriguez and the Rox organization will continue to build the roster for the upcoming season. For a complete list of the current Rox roster please visit www.stcloudrox.com.
The Rox will open their ninth season of Northwoods League baseball in 2020. The Northwoods League recently announced that the 2020 will not start its season on May 26th because of Covid-19. A new start date has yet to be announced. For more information regarding this release, please contact the Rox front office at 320-240-9798 or visit www.stcloudrox.com.
The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26th season, the Northwoods 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 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.