St. Cloud, MN – St. Cloud (33-11) battled its way back after falling behind early, but couldn’t finish the comeback, falling 10-6 to Rochester (21-22).
The Rox started off fast at the plate, scoring three runs in the first inning behind RBI singles from Ethan Mann (Dallas Baptist) and O’Neill Burgos (Southern University), who each had solid days on offense.
Mann finished the day with two hits, including a double and drove in two of the Rox’ six runs. Burgos followed up his first home run on Friday with two hits tonight and his RBI in the first.
Danny Glenos (Montevallo) had one of his best outings of the season, throwing three innings to settle things down for the Rox on the mound. Glenos retired nine of the ten batters he faced to help St. Cloud stay in the game.
Late in the contest, Jacob Moskowitz (Central Missouri) struck out the side in the eighth inning. Then, Aiden Adams (Tarleton State) threw a perfect ninth inning to give the Rox their chance in the final frame.
For a full box score from Saturday’s game, click here.
The Rox play their final game before the All-Star Break on Sunday and look for the split against Rochester. First pitch at the Rock Pile against the Honkers is scheduled for 4:05 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.