Rox Lose Opener Against Bismarck, Look For Split on Friday

St. Cloud, MN – St. Cloud (34-12) returned from the All-Star Break on Thursday and fell 14-4 to Bismarck (16-31) in the series opener.

Ethan Mann (Dallas Baptist) got the Rox off to a great start in the first inning with his sixth home run of the season. Mann drove in three runs to put the Rox on top early at the Rock Pile.

The Rox were able to tie the game back up in the second after a Trevor Austin (Mercer) RBI single. Austin became the third Rox player this season to reach 30 RBI’s on the summer.

Out of the bullpen, the Rox got a great performance out of Aiden Adams (Tarleton State). Adams came in and kept St. Cloud in it through the middle innings, throwing 2.2 innings and striking out four while giving up just one hit.

Danny Glenos (Montevallo) also had a strong outing late in the game, getting the Rox to the bottom of the ninth inning. Glenos sent all three Larks he faced down and struck out the final batter he faced.

For a full box score from Thursday’s game, click here.

The Rox look to bounce back with a series split against Bismarck on Friday night with postgame fireworks at Joe Faber Field. First pitch at the Rock Pile against the Larks 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.

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