Bismarck, ND – St. Cloud (23-6) has a five-game winning streak for the third time this season after a 9-6 win over Bismarck (10-20) on Thursday night.
It was a breakout seventh inning for the Rox that helped St. Cloud to the sweep on Thursday. Entering the inning trailing by two, St. Cloud put up six runs, all coming after the Larks recorded two outs.
O’Neill Burgos (Southern University) doubled to left to give the Rox the lead back, bringing in two runs. Then, Trevor Austin (Mercer) cleared the bases with a double to stretch out the St. Cloud lead to four.
Brady Prewitt (CSU Pueblo) continued his strong season at the plate on Thursday with three more hits. Prewitt drove in the Rox’ first run of the game and then came around to score twice in the late innings.
The Rox got great late-inning relief to close out the victory. Jonathan Martinez (Texas State) got the Rox out of a jam in the seventh and then tossed a scoreless eighth. Then, Chase Grillo (Washington State) posted his ninth save of the season to close out the win.
For a full box score from Thursday’s game, click here.
St. Cloud returns home on Friday for Military Appreciation Night and a game against Eau Claire, starting a four-game series with the Express. First pitch from Joe Faber Field is scheduled for 7:05 pm.
For the full 2022 Rox schedule, click here. The 2022 season is presented by Fleet Farm. For more information regarding this release, season tickets and partial season ticket packages for the 2022 season including Kwik Trip 7-Game Packs, please contact the Rox 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’ 28th 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 250 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 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 Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). 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 theApple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rox as your favorite team.