Eau Claire, WI – St. Cloud (33-10) got back in the win column with a 7-2 win over Eau Claire (27-17) on Friday night to win the season series over the Express.
The Rox loved the long ball at Carson Park with three home runs on the day. Ethan Mann (Dallas Baptist) hit his fifth home run of the season to start the scoring in the second inning. Mann brought in two with his drive out to left-center field.
Charlie Condon (Georgia) extended his lead for the most RBI’s in the Northwoods League with his three-run home run on Friday. Condon now has seven home runs and 48 RBI’s this summer.
To cap it off, O’Neill Burgos (Southern) hit his first home run of the season in the seventh inning. Burgos knocked a solo home run out of the park to get the Rox to their final total of seven runs.
Hunter Day (Tarleton State) continued his all-star season with five solid innings on the mound. Day struck out five Express batters and only allowed one run on a solo homer on the day.
In the late innings, Aiden Adams (Tarleton State) finished off the win for the Rox with seven outs out of the bullpen. Adams tossed a perfect ninth inning to close out the Rox’ eighth win of the second half.
For a full box score from Friday’s game, click here.
The Rox return to Joe Faber Field for the final series before the all-star break against Rochester on Saturday. First pitch at the Rock Pile against the Honkers is scheduled for 6:05 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.
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